2020 Year in Review! – Top Resource Posts, Reviews & More

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Top Homebrew Resource Posts & How-Tos

  1. Star San Tips, Tricks and Guidelines – Using Star San In a Spray Bottle
  2. What’s the Difference Between Ball Lock Kegs and Pin Lock Kegs?
  3. Build a Spunding Valve!
  4. Toasting your own Wood Chips
  5. Vacuum Sealing Mylar Bags
  6. Recirculating Draft Line Cleaning Build
  7. Kegging CO2 Use Estimations and Calculations
  8. Step by Step Balancing Your Kegerator Draft System
  9. Storage Options! – Base Grain, Specialty Grain and DME
  10. Homebrewing Spreadsheets – Brewing Spreadsheet, Brew in a Bag and Small Batch
  11. My Brewing Spreadsheet
  12. Step by Step: Finding and Fixing Keg CO2 Leaks
  13. Bulk Keg Orings and Keg Repair Part Numbers
  14. Upgrade Your Kegerator – 6 Improvements
  15. What’s the Shelf Life of Star San? – Testing Star San’s Effectiveness
  16. Our Top Homebrewing Deals Page
  17. Build a DuoTight CO2 Gas Manifold! – for Kegland EVABarrier Tubing
  18. Homebrew CO2 Tank Tips – New or Used & Tank Size
  19. Kegerator Temperature Probe Placement – To Immerse or Not To Immerse? – three tests to determine optimal placement
  20. Kegerator Beer Line Temperatures & Reducing Foam with a Recirculating Fan
  21. BIAB Brew Day Spreadsheet – Water Calculations + Narrative Directions
  22. What Does a Flow Control Faucet Do?
  23. Finding the Conan Strain of Yeast
  24. Rebuilding & Reconditioning Homebrew Kegs!
  25. Homebrewer’s Gift Guide!
  26. Install a Priming and Purging Port for Easy Homebrew Pump Operation
  27. Finding Used 5 Gallon Whiskey Barrels for Your Homebrew!
  28. Fix It! Repairing Loose Cornelius Keg Handles and Bases
  29. Small Batch, All Grain Stove Top Brewing + Water Calculation Spreadsheet
  30. Oxygen Free Transfer and Cold Crash Using a Spunding Valve

Top 30 Homebrew Reviews

  1. Hands on Review: Tilt Bluetooth Fermentation Hydrometer
  2. Hands on Review: Anvil Foundry Brewing System!
  3. Hands on Review: Brewfather App – Recipe Formulation, Calculators & Brew Day Tools
  4. Hands on Review: Inkbird ITC-308 Dual Stage Temperature Controller
  5. Hands on Review: Kegland Cannular Bench Top Can Seamer – Can Your Homebrew!
  6. Hands on Review: Brewer’s Edge Mash & Boil Electric Brewery
  7. Hands on Review: Robobrew All Grain Brewing System
  8. Hands on Review: Northern Brewer Anti-Gravity Transfer Pump
  9. Hands on Review: Kegland DuoTight Fittings & EVABarrier Tubing!
  10. Hands on Review: Tapcooler Counter Pressure Bottle Filler for Forward Sealing Faucets
  11. Hands on Review: Kegland BlowTie Diaphragm Spunding Valve!
  12. Hands on Review: Fermentasaurus Conical Fermenter
  13. Hands on Review: KOMOS Kegerators! – Designed for Homebrewers
  14. Hands on Review: BrewJacket Immersion Pro
  15. Hands on Review: Anvil Bucket Fermentor
  16. Hands on Review: Plaato Digital Airlock – WiFi Fermentation Analyzer for Homebrewing!
  17. Hands on Review: Spike Conical Fermenters
  18. Hands on Review: Monster Mill MM-3 Grain Mill!
  19. Hands on Review: Vittles Vault Stackable Storage Bins for Homebrew Grain Storage!
  20. Hands on Review: German Made Speidel Fermenters
  21. Hands on Review: Intertap Forward Sealing Faucets and Accessories!
  22. Hands on Review: Icemaster 100 Glycol Chiller with Stainless Bulkheads
  23. Hands on Review: Ss Brewtech InfuSsion Mash Tun
  24. Hands on Review: Spike Flex Fermentor
  25. Hands on Review: Fermonster Fermentors
  26. Hands on Review: BrewBuilt CoolStix
  27. Hands on Review: American Weigh 100g x 0.01g Digital Scale
  28. Hands on Review: Ss Brewtech Brew Bucket Stainless Steel Conical Fermenter

Top Amazon Items

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  1. OxiClean Versatile Stain Remover Free, 3 Lb
  2. Vittles Vault Airtight Stackable Pet Food Container – 60 lb size
  3. Update International BMI-12CL Interlocking bar Mat Square, 12″ x 12″, Clear
  4. Control Devices CR Series Brass Pressure Relief Valve, 0-100 psi Adjustable Pressure Range, 1/4″ Male NPT – featured in Build a Spunding Valve!
  5. Inkbird Waterproof Instant Read Thermometer IHT-1P
  6. Inkbird WiFi ITC-308 Digital Temperature Controller – Hands on Review
  7. New and Improved Eva-dry E-500 Renewable Mini Dehumidifier – featured in Damp Kegerator? Fix Kegerator Condensation
  8. SUNAVO Portable Induction Cooktop, 1800W Sensor Touch Multifunction Induction Burner, 15 Temperature Power Setting
  9. Inkbird ITC308 Freezer Thermostat Heating Cooling Plug Temperature Controller Outlet 110V 1200W Digital Temp Control for Greenhouse Heater Cooler Reptile Brewing Fermentation Kegerator Probe – Hands on Review
  10. Inkbird 10A 110V Digital Thermostat Temperature Controller with Heat and Cool Relays ITC-308
  11. Ferroday Stainless Carbonation Cap Counter Pressure Bottle Filling With 5/16″ Barb, CO2 Coupling to Carbonate Soda Beer Fruit Juice Water Stainless Carbonation Cap & 5 O-ring – Hands on Review
  12. Digital Low Pressure Gauge with 1/4” NPT Bottom Connector and Rubber Protector by Uharbour, 0-60 psi, Accuracy 1%, Resolution 0.1psi – featured in Build a Spunding Valve!
  13. San Jamar VM5280BK Versa-Mat Bar-Shelf Liner, Plastic, 12w x 12d x 1/4h, Black (Case of 24) – pricing on these has definitely changed as of this summary
  14. Eva-Dry Wireless Mini Dehumidifier, White (E-333)
  15. 111 Silicone O-Ring, 70A Durometer, Red, 7/16″ ID, 5/8″ OD, 3/32″ Width (Pack of 100)
  16. Gamma2 Vittles Vault Outback 50 lb Airtight Pet Food Storage Container
  17. ACCUTECK All-in-1 Series W-8250-50bs A-Pt 50 Digital Shipping Postal Scale with Ac Adapter, Silver
  18. AC Infinity AXIAL 8038, Quiet Muffin Fan, 120V AC 80mm x 38mm Low Speed, UL-Certified for DIY Cooling Ventilation Exhaust Projects
  19. Cornelius Keg Ball Lock Disconnect – LUCKEG Brand Include Gas MFL Ball Lock Disconnect, Liquid MFL Ball Lock Disconnect for Homebrewing
  20. Mastering Homebrew: The Complete Guide to Brewing Delicious Beer Kindle Edition
  21. MRbrew Cornelius Type Ball Lock Keg Posts,Stainless Steel Poppets and Springs,Poppet Female Thread Gas + Liquid 19/32-18 Thread (Post & Poppet)
  22. Silicone Tubing – 10 Foot Piece (High Temp Hose – 500F) (1/2″ I.D. x 5/8″ O.D. x 10 Foot)
  23. SUNAVO Portable Induction Cooktop, 1800W Sensor Touch Induction Burner with Kids Safety Lock, 15 Temperature Power Setting Countertop Burner with Timer
  24. Anchor Hocking 5-Ounce Measuring Glass, Small
  25. Cambro 400MCCW 4 Quart Measuring Pitcher
  26. E-Z Lok 400-6 Threaded Insert, Brass, Knife Thread, 3/8″-16 Internal Threads, 0.625″ Length (Pack of 10)
  27. Van Ness 2 Cup Food Scoop
  28. LASCO 17-6783 1/4-Inch Female Flare by 1/4-Inch Male Pipe Thread Brass Adapter – featured in Build a Spunding Valve!
  29. Native Vanilla Grade B Tahitian Vanilla Beans – 10 Premium Extract Whole Pods – For Chefs and Home Baking, Cooking, & Extract Making – Homemade Vanilla Extract
  30. Amber Glass Bottles, by Kook, Growlers, with Black Plastisol Lined Lids, Beer, Soda, Cider, Kombucha, Set of 6, 32oz,

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