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Reader Tip: Digital pH Meter… $7.89… Shipped

Thanks to HBF Reader Tom (aka Hypobrew) for this tip!  [8 Ways to Connect with HBF]

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Digital pH meter.  Includes meter, protective case, calibration screwdriver, batteries and manual

  • Measuring pH Range: 0.0 – 14.0 pH
  • Resolution: 0.1 pH
  • Accuracy: ±0.1 pH (at 20°C/68°F), ±0.2 pH
  • Operating Temperature: 0 – 50°C (32 – 122°F)
  • Calibration: Manual, 1 point

You can use a pH meter to check the pH of your water, mash, [test Star San effectiveness] and finished beer.

 

As if this posting, this is eBay offering is selling for just $7.89.  Shipping is also free to select addresses.  Check the listing for up to the minute price, description and availability.

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Reader Tip: Double Faucet Stainless Steel Draft Tower – $86.95 Shipped

Thanks to HBF Reader Brian for this tip!  [8 Ways to Connect with HBF]

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3″ Polished Stainless Steel Draft Tower.  Made of 304 SS.  Chrome plated faucets.  Includes 5′ FDA approved tubing.  Includes faucet knobs and wrench.  Made in the US.

As of this posting, this eBay offering is selling for $86.95 with free shipping.  Check out the listing for up to the minute price, availability and description.

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Double Tap Draft Beer Tower – Stainless Steel D4743SDT

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Reader Tip: Scratch and Dent Blichmann Gear Sale

Thanks to HBF Reader Dan for this tip!  [8 Ways to Connect with HBF]

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Blichmann Engineering has a variety of gear on closeout.  Includes TopTier accessories.  BoilerMaker G2 kettles.  Anvil Kettles, Fermenator Accessories, Fermentators, Tower of Power and more.

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Reader Tip: 32 Oz Star San – $20.70 + The Spray Bottle Method

Thanks to HBF Reader Brian for this tip!  [8 Ways to Connect with HBF]

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Star San Acid Sanitizer.  32 oz size.  No rinse when mixed properly.  Container includes built in measure.

Star San is my sanitizer of choice.  It is effective, food safe and no-rinse.  It is also very cost effective if you use the spray bottle method.  SeeTip: Using Star San In a Spray Bottle

8/24/16 2 PM Central: The 32 ounce size of this great sanitizer is selling for just $20.70 via Amazon. Compare: 32 oz size at MoreBeer.  Shipping is also free with Prime Membership or a qualifying order. Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability.  See Recent Amazon Finds and our Amazon Fillers Resource Page to help you put together an order that qualifies for free shipping.

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Reader Tip: Over-Under Sale at Home Brew Supply

Thanks to HBF Reader Will for this tip!  [8 Ways to Connect with HBF]

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For a limited time, Home Brew Supply is discounting most things, site wide by 10% or 15%.  Orders under 10% get 10% off when you use coupon UNDER.  Orders over $125 get 15% off when you use promo code OVER.

This promo has expired.  See Recent Finds

Home Brew Supplies – Sale and Specials Page

Some items to consider… Grainfather || SS Brewing Technologies – conicals, BrewBucket and Kettles || Beer Recipe Kits includes top Homebrew Talk recipes || Kegs || Cleaning and Sanitizing – PBW, Star San, Saniclean, Keg and Carboy Cleaning Tabs, Mark II Keg and Carboy Washer || Pumps

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Reader Tip: One Handed Beer Gun Bottle Filler – $42 via AliExpress

Thanks to an anonymous HBF Reader for this tip!  [8 Ways to Connect with HBF]

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Bottle filling beer gun via AliExpress.  One handed operation.

Anonymous says… “Beer gun, very well made, bought it it will arrive in like 1 month but its very good and inexpensive”

As of this posting this is selling for $42.  Price, shipping, features and shipping time can change.  Check the offering page for up to the minute price and availability.

Also, via AIHBlichmann Beer Gun – $74.99 + Free Shipping + 5% Rewards

Beergun bottle filler Beer Co2 Carbonation Kit Homebrew bottling Equipment Beer gun via AliExpress

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Reader Tip: Brand New Ball Lock Keg – $77.90 Shipped

Thanks to HBF Reader Tom for this tip!  [8 Ways to Connect with HBF]

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Brand new stainless steel, ball lock keg.  Integrated pull ring pressure relief.

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8/20/16 10 PM Central: These brand new ball lock kegs have dropped to just $77.90.  That’s the best historical direct from Amazon price I found. Shipping also is free. Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability.

NEW 5 Gallon Keg Ball Lock Connections – Homebrew – Single Handle

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