10′ – 1/2″ ID x 5/8″ OD – High Temp Silicone Tubing – 70 cents per ft + free prime ship

Silicone Tubing - 10 Foot Piece (High Temp Hose - 500F) (1/2" I.D. x 5/8" O.D. x 10 Foot)

Silicone Tubing – 10 Foot Piece (High Temp Hose – 500F) (1/2″ I.D. x 5/8″ O.D. x 10 Foot)

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  • Product Type: Unreinforced Silicone Tubing – Peroxide Cured
  • Max Operating Temp: 500F
  • Working/Burst PSI (at 70°F): 10/30
  • Material Certifications: FDA, NSF 51[U]

 

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Tasting Beer, 2nd Edition [Kindle Edition] by Randy Mosher – $2.99

Tasting Beer, 2nd Edition: An Insider's Guide to the World's Greatest Drink Kindle Edition

Tasting Beer, 2nd Edition: An Insider’s Guide to the World’s Greatest Drink [Kindle Edition] by Randy Mosher


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This completely updated second edition of the best-selling beer resource features the most current information on beer styles, flavor profiles, sensory evaluation guidelines, craft beer trends, food and beer pairings, and draft beer systems. You’ll learn to identify the scents, colors, flavors, mouth-feel, and vocabulary of the major beer styles — including ales, lagers, weissbiers, and Belgian beers — and develop a more nuanced understanding of your favorite brews with in-depth sections on recent developments in the science of taste. Spirited drinkers will also enjoy the new section on beer cocktails that round out this comprehensive volume.”


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Safale Sampler Pack – Try 8 Different Yeasts – $24.99… $3.12 each + free prime ship

Fermentis SafAle Sampler Pack Beer/Ale Yeast - Pack of 8 - With North Mountain Supply Freshness Guarantee

Fermentis SafAle Sampler Pack Beer/Ale Yeast – Pack of 8


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  • This Ale Yeast assortment is great for experimenting with the different yeast strains
  • Includes 1 – US-05, 1 – US-04, 1 – BE-134, 1 – BE-256, 1 – T58, 1 – S-33, 1 – WB-06 and 1 – K-97

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14.75″ Steamer Rack by Updated International – BIAB False Bottom – $7.69

Update International-STR1475 14.75" Chrome-Plated Steamer Rack - Silver

Update International-STR1475 14.75″ Chrome-Plated Steamer Rack

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  • Made of chrome-plated material
  • Restaurant quality, great for the home
  • Folding legs to allow the rack to be used flat or elevated
  • Compatible with our SPS and APT line of Update International pots

 

Possible homebrew application: Place in your compatible kettle to keep your Brew in a Bag/BIAB bag from sitting directly on the bottom, helping to prevent scorching.

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KOMOS 5 Gallon Ball Lock Homebrew Kegs… $79.99 + free shipping

KOMOS® Homebrew Keg - 5 Gallon Ball Lock Keg

KOMOS® Homebrew Keg – 5 Gallon Ball Lock Keg via MoreBeer

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  • 5-gallon Ball Lock Keg made from beverage-grade 304 stainless steel
  • Ideal for beer, cider, kombucha, cold-brew coffee or any other beverage you want to serve on draft
  • Single steel handle provides easy mobility while keeping the in & out posts clear for connection
  • Rubber boot bottom won’t scratch up the floor of your kitchen, den, or home bar area
  • Manufactured in an ISO 9001-certified facility with robotically welded seams for superior quality

The KOMOS Homebrew keg is the perfect option for beer, cold brew coffee, kombucha, cider, or any other beverage you want to serve your home bar patrons on draft. These ball lock kegs are built in an ISO 9001-certified facility and made from beverage-grade 304 stainless steel with robotically welded seams. The single steel handle is positioned away from the ball lock posts, so you’ll never have trouble connecting or routing your draft lines. The rubber boot bottom allows you to move your kegs around without fear of scratching up your floors, which is especially nice if your kegerator set up in your den or home bar on hardwood floors. Comes with a standard corny keg lid with pull ring PRV, providing both manual and automatic pressure relief.

Specifications:

  • Max Pressure: 130 psi
  • PRV Rating: 85 psi
  • High Quality Laser Welded Seams
  • Single Steel Handle
  • Rubber Boot Bottom
  • ISO9001 Quality Assurance
  • NSF Approved
  • Made from 304 Stainless Steel
  • 25.25″ H x 8.75″ D

 

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KOMOS® Homebrew Keg – 5 Gallon Ball Lock Keg KEG685

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Hands on Review: Delta Brewing Systems Fermtank + Limited Time Father’s Day Sale

This review is by Homebrew Finds Contributor Brad Probert.  Brad is an engineer, expert homebrewer and experienced reviewer.  Grab a link to Brad’s website at the end of this review.


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Delta Brewing Fermtank

The world of fermentors is fairly expansive. On one end of the spectrum, you have the food grade plastic buckets, and at the other you have stainless conicals up on their stilts. In the middle between these two sits stainless bucket fermentors. They’re more expensive than plastic buckets, to be sure. But they have most of the function and features of the full-sized conicals without the full price tag. Delta Brewing Systems Fermtank is a stainless steel bucket fermentor.

Brushed Stainless Exterior and Lid Clasps


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Delta Industries has been in business for 33 years. The main company is an air compressor sales, service, and engineering house. They have worked with various businesses including breweries across the US as well as some overseas, providing clean compressed air and glycol chillers. Delta Brewing Systems is the part of Delta Industries that manages the beer brewing business. They started offering a handful of homebrew products in July of 2019, and have started steadily expanding their portfolio of homebrewing gear throughout 2020.

CO2 Pressure Transfer to Keg!

The Fermtank was one of their first homebrew offerings. It is made from 304 Stainless Steel, and is 8 gallons in size. That size allows you to ferment 5.5 – 6 gallon batches while giving plenty of head space for fermentation krausen and dry hop additions without overflowing. There are volume markings stamped in large size in both liters and gallons, starting from 5 gallons and up. It has a domed lid with an engineered seal which allows it to handle up to 4 psi, for fermenting under pressure or doing pressurized CO2 transfers. With the blow-off hose barb sitting at the top of this dome, the fermentor is 27” tall. But it has adjustable height legs with 4 positions, allowing up to an additional 3” of height.

Adjustable Legs on Shortest Setting

Full-sized conicals in breweries have steeper angles on their cone that allow the harvesting of yeast, or dumping of trub from your fermentation so you can secondary in the same vessel. The angle of the cone on bucket fermentors isn’t steep enough to allow this harvesting or dumping. However, you do get the advantage of the spigot on the fermentor being at the top of the cone. So when you transfer out of your fermentor, you can do this at a level that’s above the fermentation sediment, without leaving behind a lot of beer. The Fermtank’s spigot has an angled pickup tube so it pulls beer from the center of the fermentor, away from any sediment that’s collected on the walls. Although it has a large 3/4″ valve at the very bottom of the cone, its purpose is really for ease of clean-up, rather than the harvesting of yeast.

Dial thermometer

The body of the fermentor has a thermowell, and it comes with a dial thermometer that can be inserted to monitor temperature. The thermowell can also be used to install a digital temperature probe for temperature logging or fermentation control. And for robust fermentation temperature control, Delta offers a Fermtank Heating & Chilling Kit. The kit includes an insulated neoprene jacket form-fitted to the Fermtank, with openings for all of the external hardware bits. For heating, it contains an electric heating belt that wraps around the bottom edge above the cone and attaches with Velcro strips.

Neoprene JacketElectric Heating PadHeat Wrap Attached to Fermentor

The Heating & Chilling Kit comes Neoprene Insulated Jacket with a lid that has additional holes for some extra hardware. There is a large stainless cooling loop that gets secured through the lid with a tightening nut and O-ring. It has barbed fittings to connect the cooling hoses on the outside while the coils extend down on the inside. There’s also a long thermowell that comes in through the lid and sits down in the beer, keeping some distance from the cooling coils to provide a more average/mixed temperature. The cooling lines attach to a coolant circulation pump, to circulate cooling water from your own source of cold water, or to a glycol chiller if you have one. The control of turning on and off the coolant pump or electric heating belt is done via an Inkbird ITC-308 controller, with its hardwired temperature probe.

Hands on Review

The Fermtank was similar to other stainless bucket fermentors I’d used, but had several unique features I was interested to try out. Overall, the build quality was very good- smooth welds, nice finishes, no sharp edges, and smooth functioning moving parts. The inside of the fermentor was shiny and well-polished. Beyond the bling factor, that actually made clean-up much easier, as fermentation crud came off with notably less effort.

Highly Polished InteriorRacking Arm

The 8 gallon size was nice. Other fermentors go for a 6 or 7 gallon volume, and I get yeast krausen pushing its way out through a blow-off tube on very active fermentations. I fermented a few batches in the Fermtank with high activity yeasts, and only ever had CO2 gas coming out of the blow-off. That extra gallon of space was nice at keeping things clean in my brew basement.

Robust Handles for Empty or Full Fermentor

At first, the little adjustable leg extensions seemed tedious as I used a screwdriver and set of pliers to remove two sets of screws and nuts on each leg, and then reinstall at the fully extended 3” of extra height. However, that small boost meant the transfer spigot was easier to access for wort samples or hooking up my transfer hose. And the lid at a higher height meant less bending over when filling the fermentor or adding dry hops. I wouldn’t say it was a “game changer” or anything revolutionary like that, it just made the overall process a bit nicer.

Fermentation with Chilled Water Connected

The Heating & Chilling Kit worked great for keeping temperature controlled during fermentation. The cooling coils arrived slightly compressed, with the loops of tubes close together. I had to stretch it by gently pulling on the coils at either end until it lined up with the holes on opposite sides of the lid. I used a 10-gallon Igloo cooler filled with 4 gallons of water and 5 frozen 2-Liter bottles of ice to put the cooling pump in. With all of the loops and length of the cooling coils, it was super effective at chilling the wort quickly. I actually found I could stop cooling the wort in my brew kettle a few minutes early to save water, and the cooling coils in the fermentor would bring it down to the final yeast pitch temperature easily.

A tip I would pass along is to install the spigot (O-ring on the outside, tightening nut on the inside) before you put the neoprene jacket on. I wasn’t sure if I could properly stretch it over the spigot to get the hole lined up properly, so I tried installing the spigot after the jacket was on. As a result, I didn’t get it tightened properly, and I had a slight amount of beer weep out on one batch. It only amounted to about 2 drops on the floor, but it did get the neoprene jacket dirty. Luckily, this cleaned very easily. I then learned I could install the spigot and its tightening nut first, and stretch the neoprene jacket over it afterwards without any issue.

Spigot and Dump Valve

The last unique feature on the Fermtank was the dump valve on the bottom of the fermentor. This helped the Fermtank excel in its list of things that made cleanup easy. Ease of clean-up is not something you get excited about when looking at a product page on a website, but being the one task I’m certain all brewers enjoy least, the benefits to an easy clean-up are widely appreciated. The drain/dump valve at the bottom was great for clean-up. With my other fermentors, my usual process is to dump all the contents in the sink and go through repeated rinse & dump cycles until it gets mostly clean. Then a repeated version of this with cleaning solution. But with the Fermtank, I just set it in the sink and opened the drain valve. I went through all of those processes without having to do any tipping or dumping- it just ran out the open valve. It sounds like a simple benefit, but it was great. The highly-polished inside made all the yeast & hop scum clean off easily and require very little scrubbing to be spotless again. By leaving the drain valve open after cleaning, any remnants of water would simply run out rather than collect in a little pond in the bottom of the fermentor. If you currently ferment in carboys or anything with a smaller lid, you’ll definitely appreciate the wide opening for easy cleaning without requiring any funky angle bent into your scrubbing brush.

Transfer from Kettle to Fermentor

Conclusions

Overall, the Fermtank delivered the typical benefits of a stainless bucket fermentor, as expected. What was unexpected was how beneficial its unique features were. The ease of cleanup was definitely a factor that stood out over other fermentors. And the heating & chilling kit performed great, and is what I would say is an almost mandatory addition. When you’re ready to upgrade your fermenting system, the Fermtank is well worth the investment.

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Accessories IncludedChilling Coil and ThermowellDomed Base LidDomed Lid with Extra Holes for CoolingSilicone Lid SealRinsing Off Hop ResidueHop Sludge Being Cleaned OutRinsed Out Fermentor

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KegLand Thermowell – $9.99 – add a thermowell to your fermenter

KegLand Thermowell

KegLand Thermowell via William’s Brewing

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This thermowell fits into any 8mm Hole and can literally be installed into almost any fermenter lid. Having the thermowell attach to the lid of a fermenter is ideal as it means the penetration through the fermenter body is at the top of the fermenter not below the liquid line. This makes the whole process more sanitary and reduces the number of difficult parts to clean. This thermowell can be pushed through a bung with a 6-8mm hole but it’s also includes the duotight bulkhead fitting that you can use to attach this thermowell to the lid of your KegMenter or FermZilla Fermenter. This thermowell goes right into the middle of the core of your vessel meaning you get an accurate core reading of the liquid in the tank/vessel.

Note: If you need to shorten the 23″ length of this thermowell tube use a tubing cutter. If you want to see how to use this product you can see it featured in this video below:


 

KegLand Thermowell

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Ice Cold Beer Retro Style Metal Sign – $7.58

Ochoice Bar Signs Retro Ice Cold Beer Signs for Wall Decoration

Ice Cold Beer Retro Style Metal Sign

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  • Metal Arrow Signs size: 17.8″x6.6″.
  • The signs is made of metal. It will stay good as new even after many years of indoor or outdoor use.
  • The sign has four holes for hanging, and can be mounted on walls or fences. No need for adhesive or special equipment!
  • Ideal for decorating garage, tool shed, man cave, rec room.
  • The surface is covered with clear plastic film layer to protect the wall paintings. Contact us if you are not satisfied with the metal sign. We will solve all the problems with your satisfaction in 24 hours.

 

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Inkbird Non-Contact Digital Infrared Thermometer, w/Laser Guide – $20.39 w/coupon

Inkbird Laser Thermometer Gun, INK-IFT01 Infrared Thermometer Gun for Cooking Digital IR Thermometer Temp Gun for Reptiles, -58℉~1022℉ (-50℃~550℃)

Inkbird Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer

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  • 【Wide range of application】This laser thermometer gun is widely used in measuring the surface temperature of inaccessible objects: laser thermometer gun for cooking, pizza oven thermometer, temperature gun for reptiles or food
  • 【Better accuracy】12:1 distance spot ratio, accurately measure targets at greater distances; The best distance between the laser thermometer gun and object of measurement should approximately be 14.17 in (36cm)
  • 【Convenience】 This IR infrared thermometer gun has a color LCD screen with backlight; MAX / HOLD data function; unit switch (° C / ° F); Low battery indicator and 30-second automatic shutdown function (battery included)
  • 【Adjustable Emissivity】The emissivity range of the temp gun is 0.1-1.0, which allows to adjust the emissivity according to different materials for the most accurate area measurement; Measure temperatures at range of -58°F to 1112°F(-50°C – 600°C)
  • 【Warning】This IR temperature gun is for use on surfaces, NOT for humans. This laser temperature gun can not measure the internal temperature of an object; Do not irradiate human eyes directly or indirectly with infrared rays at any time

 

Since this is no touch, you can check the temp of yeast washing and yeast rehydration water and your starter wort without the risk of infection.  I find mine particularly useful for rehydrating yeast.

Infrared thermometers should not be considered a direct replacement for your standard thermometer.  A quality IR thermometer will give you a close approximation of surface temperatures.  Note that steam seems to throw off readings.  Uses include: Contained yeast rehydration water, chilled wort or starter temperature, kegerator, fermenter or fermenation area and beer tasting samples.  If you’re looking for a standard thermometer, consider these two Top FindsCDN DTQ450X – ThermoWorks Thermapen

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