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Reader Tip: Bayou Classic Kettle Thermometer with Bulkhead – $20.99, Best Price

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Bayou Classic 800-770 Brew Thermometer

800-770 Brew Thermometer from Bayou Classic

  • Large 3″ diameter face with tempered glass
  • Stainless steel flame spreader and hose guard
  • 0-220 degrees
  • 1/2″ Bulkhead fittings

From the description “The Brew Thermometer also has ½ inch MNPT bulkhead fittings for easy attachment and water tight seal.”

Use to add a thermometer to your brew kettle or brew kettle based mash tun or HLT.  Note that this also includes bulkhead fittings.

4/16/15 9:48 AM Central: This highly rated kettle thermometer has dropped to $20.99.  That’s the best historical Amazon price I could find.  Shipping is free with Prime or a qualifying $35 order.  Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability.

Bayou Classic 800-770 Brew Thermometer

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Reader Tip: 30% Off at Label Peelers!

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citra hops

Label Peelers has discounted their entire selection of hops by a whopping 30%.  That includes popular hops like Citra, Amarillo, Galaxy, Sorachi Ace and Simcoe.

Check out the Full Sale

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Reader Tip: Wide Mouth Stainless Funnel with Removable Strainer – $9.99 Shipped

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LiviMate Stainless Steel Funnel with Removable Strainer Wide Mouth, 5-1/2 Inch

LiviMate Stainless Steel Funnel with Removable Strainer Wide Mouth, 5-1/2 Inch.  Made of heavy duty stainless steel, includes handle and removable strainer.

Tysen says: “Use for racking, adding priming sugar directly to bottles, adding DME to flasks for yeast starters, getting any dry or wet ingredient precisely where you want it.”

I picked one of these puppies up.  I really like that that it has a strainer and that it’s made from stainless.  No scratches to worry about.

4/15/15 4:42 PM Central: This highly rated combo is selling for $8.  Shipping is $1.99.  Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability.

LiviMate Stainless Steel Funnel with Removable Strainer Wide Mouth, 5-1/2 Inch

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5 Gallon Ball Lock Kegs with no PRV… $49.99

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5 Gallon Cornelius Keg (Ball Lock) Used no PRV

5 Gallon Used Ball Lock Cornelius Keg.  The lids on these do not have a manual PRV valve.  They are basically standard 5 gallon ball lock kegs with pin lock style lids.  That means the lids on these do not have a manual PRV valve.  You can use a spare gas QD to vent the keg as needed.

Pressure tested 5 gallon, stainless steel, cornelius style tank. These tanks are guaranteed to hold pressure. 25″ tall and 8.5″ diameter. Tanks will show normal wear and tear. May have stickers on kegs.  Includes a new set of Orings.

5 Gallon Cornelius Keg (Ball Lock) Used no PRV – $49.99

This joins a couple other ball lock keg deals at AIH…

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Reader Tip: Northeast US – Kettles on Sale @ Shop Rite + Recent Kettle Deals

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Shop Rite Kettles

Shop Rite (A Supermarket Chain in the Northeast) has 10 gallon kettles on sale for $29.99 and 13 gallon kettles on sale for $34.99.

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Reader Tip: 6 Foot Folding Table for Brew Day via Home Depot – $44.98

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6 ft. Folding Table

6 Foot Folding Work Table from Home Depot.

This has folding legs and then the entire table folds in half to easy and compact storage.  I use a similar table as a brew day work table to hold ingredients, gear, recipes, notes and odds and ends.

Description: “This 6 ft. folding table is perfect for parties, dorm, home office and more. Its super tough blow molded polyethylene top combined with a high quality powder coated steel frame makes this table a perfect choice for both indoor and outdoor use. It folds in half for easy storage and transportation.

Easily portable folding design with carry handle.  Super tough blow molded PE top, wont crack, peel chip or stain.  High quality powder-coated steel frame is strong and weather resistant.  Great for both indoors and outdoors”

It’s selling for $44.98 with free in store pickup or it ships free with a $45 order.

Check it out – Here

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Reader Tip: 40 Quart, NSF Certified Kettle – $36.49 + Shipping

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via Webrestaurant Store…

Specifically designed for high volume use and often used for a number of tasks in the kitchen, this 40 qt. standard weight aluminum stock pot is perfect for throwing together a soup-of-the-day, steaming fresh vegetables, or whipping up a whopping batch of creamy mashed potatoes. Thanks to a wide base and high walls, his versatile pot can cook nearly anything inside.

Constructed of heavy gauge reinforced aluminum, this item also offers superior thermal conductivity. A durable design ensures long-lasting performance through washing, storage, and constant heating. Measuring 4mm thick, this pot can be used consistently in your high-volume kitchen without worry. Two strong handles aid in easy transportation throughout your kitchen or dining space. NSF Listed.

40 Qt. Standard Weight Aluminum Stock Pot – $36.49

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