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ThermoWorks ChefAlarm Timer & Thermometer Private Open Box Sale! + Hands on Review

ChefAlarm

The ChefAlarm from ThermoWorks (the folks behind the nearly universally lauded Thermapen) is a great Thermometer and Timer Combo for homebrewing.  It tracks both highs and lows, has both high and low alarms and has a built in timer.  It has an easy to read screen with backlight.  Check out my Full Hands on Review for more info.  I recommend the immersible Pro-Series Needle Probe or the longer 12″ (non-immersible) probes, both are available on the accessories tab.

ThermoWorks is having a Private Open Box Sale, marking this down to just $49.28.  These come with a full manufacturer’s warranty.

Note that you must use this Private Sale Landing Page as they standard product page will not show the discount.

Private Open Box Sale | Standard Product Page – ThermoWorks ChefAlarm

Want to save another 10%? Save 10% an Additional 10% on ThermoWorks Purchases – for HBF Readers!

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MoreBeer Stainless Steel Growler Filler – Fits Perlick 630SS & 650SS – $7.99 + free ship eligible, limited availability

Stainless Steel Growler Filler - Fits Perlick 630SS & 650SS

Stainless Steel Growler Filler – Fits Perlick 630SS & 650SS from MoreBeer

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Take your beer on the go with the help of this handy growler filler attachment for Perlick 630SS and 650SS faucets. Filling growlers straight from the tap is tough task, and you’re more than likely to lose most of the beer’s carbonation in the process. By running a short line of 3/8″ tubing from the growler filler to the bottom of your growler, the beer can flow gently into the vessel and fill from the bottom up. Be sure to use the flow control knob to slow down the flow rate. If you’re using the standard faucet, you may want to turn down the PSI on your regulator before filling.


 

Limited Availability Deal of the Day: As of this posting, this is marked down to $7.99 as a MoreBeer Deal of the DayShipping is also free to addresses in the contiguous US with most $59 Orders. Availability: This is available today only, while supplies last. Quantities are limited. Check the MoreBeer’s Deal of the Day to check today’s offering.

Product Description – Here – Use coupon code BEERDEAL to get this discount.

Stainless Steel Growler Filler – Fits Perlick 630SS & 650SS D1226

Top Post: Tips and Gear for Growler Filling

Also: Kegerator Tips & Gear | Keg Repair Part #s | Recent Keg Finds

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2 Faucet Fridge Homebrew Kegerator Kit – $163.31 + stacking coupon, free shipping & HALF price kegs

2 Faucet Fridge Homebrew Kegerator Kit

2 Faucet Fridge Homebrew Kegerator Kit via Keg Connection

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From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

This two faucet fridge conversion kit is perfect for converting an upright fridge, a keezer build or for through the wall applications. With longer shanks (easy option upgrade) you can use this to go through walk in fridge or walk in fridge and wall combo. We use the finest components including Taprite and Chudnow American made regulators, NSF gas and liquid lines and lots of faucets to choose from including the premium forward seal V3S CMB faucet for the perfect pour. Note the incredible amount of choices below to customize your kit to fit your exact needs. Add a 15/16 hole saw in the options below to drill the perfect hole through metal or wood. Also see this video showing how to install a shank into a fridge

 

As of this posting, this is selling for $163.31.  You can choose loads of options and prices change accordingly.  Shipping is a flat $7.95 no matter how much you order to addresses.  Price, promotions and availability can change quickly.  Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit the product page.  Check the product page for current price, description and availability

HBF Reader Coupon!  As of this posting, coupon code HBF5OFF takes an additional 5% off. That makes this setup just $124.12 with the stacking sale.

Free Shipping! As of this posting, Keg Connection is shipping all orders of $100 or more for free to addresses in the contiguous US.  Every single thing sitewide qualifies with no limit.  No prom code is required, check Keg Connection for current availability.   Free Shipping at Keg Connection

HALF PRICE KEGS: via Keg Connection… “RIGHT NOW, order any keg kit and use the drop down menu in that kit to pick up your choice of homebrew keg for HALF OFF! That’s 50% OFF the normal every day pricing on pin locks, ball locks, and converted ball lock kegs!”

2 Faucet Fridge Homebrew Kegerator Kit

Review: Hands on Review: Keg Connection Kegerator Conversion Kits – review of a Keg Connection tower conversion kit.  This is a different setup.

Keg Deals at Keg Connection!

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Extended: 13% Off at Austin Homebrew Supply + Free Shipping

As of this posting, Austin Homebrew Supply is taking 13% off sitewide, with some exclusions when you place a qualifying $49 order.  This sale DOES stack with many items that are already on sale.  No coupon code is necessary discount will be reflected at checkout.  Check AHS for current availability.  This was set to end yesterday 8/19, but has been extended through the 20th.  If you wanted to get in and missed out, here’s a second chance. 

13% Off at Austin Homebrew Supply!

Free Shipping!  AHS is also offering free shipping on most orders of $55 or more to addresses in the contiguous US.

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5 Lbs Honey [Mead or Homebrew Fermentable] – $16.52, $3.30/lb + free prime ship

Lake Shore Bulk Honey, 5 Lb

5 lbs Honey by Lake Shore.  You could use to make a mead or as a fermentable in your next homebrew

8/20/19 9:30 AM Central: These are selling for just $16.52 (one time purchase price). Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

Lake Shore Bulk Honey, 5 Pound


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The Hop Market is Open – over 100 offerings on sale!

The MoreBeer! Hop Market features limited time, rotating hop deals.  Selection changes each Monday.  Hops are available while supplies last.  Selections can sell out or change quickly.  Shipping is also free to most US addresses with a qualifying $59 order.

The Hop Market! – check out current deals

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8 Universal Poppets AND Spare O-Rings – $10.99, $1.37 each + free prime ship + Tip & Keg Parts Roundup

8 PCS Poppet Valve,Universal Poppet Valve,Keg Poppet Valve,Ball Lock Poppet Valve,Pin Lock Poppet For Homebrewing (8 PCS)

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  • Well Made & Great Quality: The keg post poppet is stainless steel. The O-ring is made from food grade silicone. It features an anti- corrosion/ heat resistance/ environmental that can last a lifetime
  • Will Send The Extra O-ring: We will free send 8 pieces the o-ring. The washer on poppet valve will be broken after long time using. If broken, the poppet valve will leaks.So need you replace it
  • Seal Well: The keg poppet valve has adequate spring force to seal under pressure.No air leak, no beer leaks
  • Fit For Ball-lock: Keg The universal poppet is used for gas posts/ liquid posts/ ball lock kegs/cornelius kegs/corny keg/soda keg.Use our stronger keg poppets to replace a hardened and leaking poppet

 

Related: Keg Repair Parts and O-Rings Roundup

I use universal poppets exclusively when rebuilding kegs.  Tip: Universal poppets fit the vast majority of kegs without issue.  I have had a couple kegs that ended up being a bit too tight with these.  It’s an easy fix.  Use a pair of wire cutters or Nipper Pliers to trim the universal poppet.  I suggest taking off about half of a coil and testing.  You want the QD to slide on easily and for it to reliably hold pressure when the QD is off.  Taking off a half of a coil and testing helps you make sure you don’t end up making the poppet too loose.

8/20/19 8 AM Central: These are selling for just $10.99. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

8 PCS Poppet Valve,Universal Poppet Valve,Keg Poppet Valve,Ball Lock Poppet Valve,Pin Lock Poppet For Homebrewing (8 PCS)


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150 lb Capacity Rope Ratchet [BIAB] – now $4.88! + free prime ship

Carolina North 10016 1/4" Rop Ratchet, 150 lbs Capacity

Rope Ratchet Tie Down Rope Hanger Ratchet Pulley, 1/4″ & 150 lbs Weight Capacity

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  • THE BEST: The easy-to-use 1/4″ ROPE RATCHET is the answer to all your tie-down needs for work or play. Whether you need to use it for rope lights, as a kayak hoist, grow light hangers, adjustable light hangers, or kayak locking pulley we got you covered. Rope Ratchet only, without rope.
  • BUILT TOUGH: The patented design and rugged construction lets you secure a wide variety of loads quickly and easily. Every ROPE RATCHET is made super tough rope so you can depend on it to work as a rv awning hook, for your rope tarp, part of your ceiling pulley system, or as a heavy duty rope hanger. Every ROPE RATCHET is made super tough so you can depend on it to take all the hard work you do. 150lb Weight Capacity.
  • GET IT DONE: With the ROPE RATCHET you simply attach the two hooks and pull the loose end of the rope to get the secure tightness you need. Feel comfortable using it as a bike rope, light pulley, or ratchet pulley. With ROPE RATCHET Tie-Downs you never have to worry about stretching, snapping back or loosening.
  • SAFE & SECURE: Your load stays secure because the rope automatically locks in place with every pull and stays locked until you release it by pushing the convenient Thumb Release Lever.
  • TRUSTED: Carolina North Manufacturing warrants its products to be free of defects in material or workmanship for a period of one year from the date of purchase. Hands down our products will keep you in the game.

 

Note from HBF: Given the right setup, this could be helpful as a pulley for a BIAB setup.  Of course, you’ll want a capable place to hang it and want to make sure to stay under the rated capacity.

What are others saying?  Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “BIAB”

8/20/19 10 AM Central: This has dropped to just $4.88. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page 

Carolina North 10016 1/4″ Rope Ratchet, 150 lbs Capacity – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


Also:  BIAB Brew Day Spreadsheet | The Brew Bag – Purpose Made BIAB | Cereal Killer Grain MIll | 250 lb Ratchet Pulley | Small Batch, All Grain Stove Top Brewing | All Grain Tips & Gear

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Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions.

Announcing: The Crop Duster Grain Mill… $69.59 w/stacking deals!

Crop Duster Grain Mill

Crop Duster Grain Mill from Adventures in Homebrewing

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All New!! The Crop Duster is a heavy duty premium grain mill at a great price and really easy to assemble.

Product Features:
– SS304 material rollers
– Adjustable rollers are easy to adjusted the distance with scale and adjustment knobs.
– Exclusive laser drawing instructions on the aluminum plate that will make it easier to assemble.

Material: SS304 Rollers
Adjustable Distance: 0.025-0.100in. (default .039″-.045in.)
Optimal spacing: .039″-.045”

Grain Mill Set Includes:
1 x Grain Hopper with Rubber Edge Guards
1 x Handle
1 x Bag of Screws
1 x SS 2 Roller Mill
1 x Set of Support Bars

Adjustable range: .025”-0.1”
Hopper Grain Capacity: 7 lbs.
Roller 1.3”×5”, SUS304


 

Milling your own grain… 1.  Gives you control over the crush of your grain.  That’s a big factor in efficiency.  2.  A mill allows you to fine tune for your equipment and process.  You know what the crush is going to be since you set it.  3.  A mill allows you to save money by buying whole bags of grain at a discount, and 3.  The shelf life of unmilled grain is longer than pre-milled grain.  Freshly milled grain = better tasting beer.

As of this posting, this on sale for $79.99.  Price, promotions and availability can change quickly.  Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit the product page.  Check the product page for current price, description and availability

Stacks With: For a limited time AIH is discounting most orders of $49 or more by 13%.  That stacking sale makes this just $69.59!

Crop Duster Grain Mill

Also: All Grain Tips & Gear | 10 Gallon Mash Tun Conversion Kit [Review] | Cereal Killer Grain MIll |  Batch Sparge SpreadsheetBIAB Brew Day Spreadsheet | The Brew Bag – Purpose Made BIAB

Also: Check out AIH Sale Items – Selection Changes Regularly

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KitchenTour Digital Scale, 500 Gram Capacity, .01 Gram Resolution [Hops, Water Salts & More] – $10.99

KitchenTour Digital Kitchen Scale - 500g/0.01g High Accuracy Precision Multifunction Food Meat Scale Jewelry Lab Carat Powder Scale with Back-Lit LCD Display(Batteries Included)

KitchenTour Digital Kitchen Scale – 500g/0.01g High Accuracy Precision Multifunction Food Meat Scale Jewelry Lab Carat Powder Scale with Back-Lit LCD Display(Batteries Included)

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  • #PRECISE MEASUREMENT&WIDE RANGE# – KitchenTour EG5001 defines the latest in precision weighing technology with a weight capacity from 0.05g – 500g to help you measure jewelry, medicine, and cooking ingredients with refined accuracy.
  • #MULTI-FUNCTIONAL LAB/KITCHEN SCALE# – The PCS function enables small identical items counting such as pins, beads, screws. Precision Tare button calculates the net weight of ingredients by automatically subtracting the weight of container. Calculate in g, oz, ct, dwt, ozt, gn and convert between units instantly with pressing M button without having to re-measure. It also features auto-off, low battery power, overload, and uneven surface placement indicator functions.
  • #SUPERIOR QUALITY MATERIAL# – The KitchenTour E5001 Digital Pocket Scale is crafted to be sturdy, accurate, safe, and user-friendly. Constructed with a high-quality stainless steel platform and ABS plastic frame, this digital kitchen scale is durable and easy to clean and maintenance.
  • #LIGHTWEIGHT & COMPACT DESIGN# – The sleek aesthetic complements any kitchen decor, cleans quickly and stores easily. The touch activated keys also make for an elegant and clean design. With the back-lit reverse LCD display, weighing is quick and easy.
  • #A GREAT ADDITION FOR ANYONE WHO WEIGHS INGREDIENTS WHILE COOKING# – Comes with two trays (13cm, 10cm), which can be used as protectors or scale trays. Meet your demand of measuring different things. It’s the perfect gift for cooking enthusiasts who value a combination of precision and style.

 

Tare Function: Tare allows you to subtract the weight of the container you’re using to get a true weight of the contents.  Add your empty container to the scale and press the tare button.  This zeros out the scale.  Now add the thing you’re weighing and the scale displays just the weight of the contents of your container.  In my opinion the tare function is essential for any good homebrewing scale.

Given the specs of this scale, it should work for weighing hops, water salts, smaller amounts of specialty grains (500 grams is about 17.6 ounces or just over a pound) and other brewing ingredients.

8/20/19 6 AM Central: This has dropped to $10.99. That’s the best historical third party Amazon price I found, notwithstanding Lightning Deals or coupons. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

KitchenTour Digital Kitchen Scale – 500g/0.01g High Accuracy Precision Multifunction Food Meat Scale Jewelry Lab Carat Powder Scale with Back-Lit LCD Display(Batteries Included)


A smaller scale can work for all grain brewers, as you can weigh any amount of grain in multiple batches, but if you’re a large batch all grain brewer or regularly brew all grain batches with larger grain bills you may want to consider a two scale approach, one more precise scale for hops and a larger capacity scale for larger grain bills.  A couple scales to consider:

Also: LaMotte Water Test Kits | Recent Hop Finds | Portable Reverse Osmosis System

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