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(100) 3ml Transfer Pipettes [Refractometer & pH Samples, measuring Star San] – $5.99 + Free Prime Ship

Karter Scientific 206H3 3ml Graduated Transfer Pipette, Cap 7ml, 1/2ml Grads, 155mm (Pack of 100)

(100) Transfer Pipettes from Karter Scientific.  Total of 5 ml capacity, 3 ml of which are graduated in 1/2 ml increments.  Comes with a dispenser box.

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  • Capacity: 7.0ml
  • Graduations: 0.5, 0.5ml to 3.0ml
  • Material: LDPE
  • Length: 155mm

Karter Scientific is a registered trademark in United States of America. To maintain quality control, authorized permission is required in the resale of our products. Karter Scientific liquid handling offerings include a full selection of sterile and non-sterile Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE) transfer pipettes. LDPE is non-toxic and chemically inert to biological fluids and most acids and can withstand a temperature range from -50°C to 90°C. Pipettes may be heat-sealed and frozen in liquid nitrogen for sample preservation.


 

Use for collecting refractometer samples, pH samples and more on brew day and beyond.

What are Other’s Saying?   Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “refractometer” – may include reviews for other sizes or variations

You could also use these to dose out Star San for mixing 1 gallon batches.  See: Star San Tips, Tricks and Guidelines – you’d use the 3 mL marking, twice (total of 6 mL) to do that.

8/8/20 2 AM Central: These are selling for $5.99.  That figures to just 6 cents each. 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.

Transfer Pipette, 7.0ml Capacity, 3.0ml Graduated, Large Bulb, 155mm, 3.2ml Bulb Draw, Karter Scientific 206H3 (Pack of 100) – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


Also Consider: Globe Scientific 139050 LDPE Extra Long Transfer Pipet, Non-Sterile, 300mm Length, 23.0mL Capacity (Box of 100) – these are about 12″ long and, depending on the fermenter and batch size, are long enough to take refractometer samples from the fermenter.

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Back in Stock at MoreBeer! – BlowTie Diaphragm Spunding Valve WITH Gauge

BlowTie Diaphragm Spunding Valve with Gauge FE962

BlowTie Diaphragm Spunding Valve with Gauge from MoreBeer

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The Blow Tie Spunding Valve is used to release excess pressure on a pressurized fermenter or from a receiving keg during pressure transfers. This diaphragm spunding valve is much more accurate than the spring and poppet style, and works much better at lower pressures.

The BlowTie 2 features an integrated pressure gauge so you can quickly and easily dial in your pressure setting. The gauge is removable and can be swapped out with a gauge of a different pressure range.

Pressure Fermentation

Pressure fermentation is becoming more and more popular at the homebrew level, but in order to do it safely and accurately you need a way to release excess pressure. You’ll pressurize your vessel to your desired psi, but once fermentation begins and those hungry, active yeast start creating CO2, the pressure inside the vessel will increase. Attach a spunding valve and set it to your desired pressure, and it will blow off when the pressure gets too high and close up again when it’s back to your desired psi.

Pressure Transfers
Even if you don’t have a pressurizable fermenter, you may have done pressure transfers from keg to keg during filtering or after fining. During pressure transfers, it’s a good idea to have a bit of head pressure in the receiving keg, especially if you’re transferring beer that is already carbonated. Having a spunding valve in place will allow you to consistently control the head pressure and give you more consistent results, without losing carbonation in the process.

Diaphragm vs. Poppet
With the poppet style spunding valve, a spring pushes against a poppet to keep the valve closed. When the poppet lifts up to open, the surface area the gas pushes against becomes larger, and the spring has to work harder to push the poppet down and reseal the valve. This can lead to more gas being released than intended, and the remaining pressure in your vessel may be at a lower psi than your spunding valve’s set psi.

Instead of a poppet, the spring inside the BlowTie pushes against a diaphragm, which has an immensely larger surface area. This means the surface area that the gas pushes against while the diaphragm is closed is significantly closer to the surface area it pushes against when the diaphragm is open. This leads to higher accuracy, and the remaining pressure after excess gas is released will be much closer to your set blow off pressure.

Set Up
The BlowTie spunding valve comes with 8 mm Duotight fittings on the inlet and outlet, and we recommend using it with EVABarrier 8 mm OD tubing (D1717 or D1718). You’ll also need the flare Duotight fitting (DUO106) in order to attach it to a ball lock or pin lock disconnect. Dialing in your desired pressure is even easier with the BlowTie 2, thanks to the integrated pressure gauge. Simply start with the adjustment knob fully closed, then slowly open it until the gauge reading matches your desired pressure setting.

Specifications:

  • Made from food grade acetal
  • Stainless screws
  • Easily disassembles for cleaning
  • 8mm (5/16″) Duotight fittings at both ends
  • Interchangeable pressure gauge
  • Gauge reads from 0-23 psi

WARNING: Do not exceed gauge pressure. Exceeding the pressure range will damage the gauge.


 

  • DuoTight Fittings and Accessories along with EVABarrier Tubing are… awesome.  In my opinion, the system is a game-changer for kegerator owners and builders.
  • The BlowTie is part of that lineup.
  • This is v2.  The big innovation is that v2 includes and integrated gauge.  Check out my Hands on Review of the v1 BlowTie Valve
  • This has been sold out for quite a  while.  As of this posting, it’s available again.  Check the product page to see if you can still order this.
  • Get Free Shipping: This ships for free with a qualify order as part of MoreBeer’s Free Shipping Program.  Under that promo most orders over $59 ship for free.
  • Easy Filler Item….  If you’re looking for a filler item to help you qualify for free shipping, consider grabbing some PBW

BlowTie Diaphragm Spunding Valve with Gauge FE962

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Meet Me in Munich: A Beer Lover’s Guide to Oktoberfest Kindle Edition – FREE

Vienna Lager Kindle Edition

Vienna Lager Kindle Edition by Andreas Krennmair

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Vienna Lager is an outstanding example of a revolution in beer brewing that started in the 1830s. When Austrian brewer Anton Dreher travelled to England and Scotland, he learned about British brewing technology that was mostly unknown in Continental Europe at the time.

With this knowledge and a lager yeast sample from his friend and travel companion Gabriel Sedlmayr from Munich, he founded a brewing empire that started a revolution of pale, cold-fermented beer across Europe and the world. Thanks to Vienna Lager’s popularity in the United States during the 19th and 20th century, it survived even when it had fallen out of fashion in its country of origin and became a classic style that is still brewed and reinterpreted by brewers around the world.

The book not only tells the story of this beer type in great detail and dispels many myths around it, it also explains – based on historic sources – which ingredients were used to brew the beer, what the brewing process was like, and what the beer looked and tasted like. The book also comes with a number of recipes that explain how home-brewers can recreate both authentic, historic examples and modern versions of Vienna Lager at home.


 

Kindle Edition books can be viewed on your Kindle Device or on free reader applications available for your iPhone, Android or Windows smart phone – and  for your web browser via Amazon’s Cloud Reader.  This dynamic link will take you to the appropriate reader for your current platform.

8/8/20 12 AM Central: This title is on sale for just $5.99. Price 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: Omega Yeast Labs Yeast at Adventures in Homebrewing

Vienna Lager Kindle Edition


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ThermoWorks RT304 Digital Thermometer – $16.15!

Water-Resistant Min/Max Thermometer (RT304)

Water-Resistant Min/Max Thermometer (RT304) from Thermoworks

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This popular water-resistant thermometer stands up to wet hands and messy environments. Great for general purpose temperature measurements anywhere. The Min/Max feature will hold highs and lows. It stays on until you turn it off for long term monitoring. Fits easily in a shirt pocket. Very affordable, too. Many in the food industry buy them in quantity – only $75 for 5! Compare our price to others.

IP 65 Water-Resistant
On/Off Switch
Max/Min records high and low temperatures.
°C/°F Switchable
-58°F to 392°F Range
Includes Pocket Clip
Remains on until turned off

 

IP65 Water Resistant, Min/Max feature – handy for measuring long term temps of your kegerator or fermentations chamber.

If you’re looking for an affordable thermometer from Thermoworks… Here you go!

  • This is selling for just $19
  • ThermoWorks has discounted everything they carry site-wide by 15%.  A coupon code is automatically added to your cart at checkout.
  • That makes this thermometer just $16.15.  This is a great deal for a ThermoWorks brand thermometer.

Water-Resistant Min/Max Thermometer (RT304)

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Tapcooler Counter Pressure Bottle Filler for Forward Sealing Faucets – now available at Amazon

Tapcooler Counter Pressure Bottle Filler for Forward Sealing Faucets

Tapcooler Counter Pressure Bottle Filler for Forward Sealing Faucets

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  • Fill bottles of beer, directly from your tap/faucet with this innovative counter pressure filler.
  • Improves upon standard counter pressure fillers, as it plugs DIRECTLY into your draft system faucet (tap). Most solutions require you to hook up a separate liquid line, which is not something standard draft systems have setup and requires additional prep (i.e. more time). With the Tapcooler, you can have it setup and ready to go in less than a minute!
  • Connecting your CO2 line is also a snap. You can either hook up directly with a 3/16 in. push-fit line, or connect your line to the included barb fitting.
  • With the Tapcooler design, your beer AND CO2 are filled from the bottom of the bottle through the telescoping bottle connection tube. First CO2 flows down into the bottom of the bottle to flush from the bottom up. Next you open the tap and beer flows down the same tube, filling from the bottom up. The result is a more effective purging of oxygen and little to no foam during the filling process.
  • The filler features a push button CO2 purge valve which allows you to purge the bottle of oxygen before & after filling. It also includes an adjustable pressure relief valve, giving you the ability to change the filling speed. The pressure relief valve also acts as an overflow port for excess beer/foam to escape when filling.

 

8/7/20 10 PM Central: If you’ve been wanting a Tapcooler and have some Amazon gift cards to use… here you go.  This is selling for $79.99. Shipping is also free to many US addresses. 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.

Tapcooler Counter Pressure Bottle Filler for Forward Sealing Faucets

Also: Tapcooler at Great Fermentations – Tapcooler at Adventures in Homebrewing

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Omega Yeast OYL-004 West Coast Ale I – $5.99 + Free Ship Eligible

Omega Yeast 004 West Coast Ale I via Adventures in Homebrewing

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OYL-004

Species: Ale
Fermentation Temp Range (Degrees F): 60-73 Degrees F
Apparent Attenuation Range (%): 73-80%
Flocculation: Medium-Low
Alcohol Tolerance: 0.11
Cell Count: 150 Billion

Pitching/Fermentation: “Chico” is a reliable, versatile and popular neutral foundation for displays of malts and hops. Highly attenuative and moderately flocculating, it ferments crisp and clean with light citrus notes under 66 Degrees F (19 Degrees C). Also try DIPA (OYL-052) or British I (OYL-006) to highlight hops more, or West Coast Ale II (OYL-009) and Scottish Ale (OYL-015) for malt displays.


 

  • In stock Omega Yeast Lab Strains are on sale for just $5.99.  That’s a 33% discount.
  • Stacks With Free Shipping:  As of this posting, Adventures in Homebrewing is offering free shipping on most orders of $55 or more with a few exclusions. 
  • Why you’re at it… AIH is discounting season beers by 20%… 20% Off Seasonal All Grain Kits | 20% Off Seasonal Extract Kits
  • An easy filler item, if you’re for help to qualify for free shipping… 4 lbs of PBW (a good deal at $23.99)

Omega Yeast 004 West Coast Ale I + Complete Lineup Omega Yeast Labs Yeast

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 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

Also: Check out AIH Sale Items – Selection Changes Regularly

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25′ – 1/2″ ID x 3/4″ OD – 1/8″ Wall – High Temp Silicone Tubing – $54.99, $2.20 per ft + Free Shipping

Silicone Tubing, 1/2"ID, 3/4"OD, 1/8"Wall - 25 Feet

Silicone Tubing, 1/2″ID, 3/4″OD, 1/8″Wall – 25 Feet

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  • Flexible tubing for air, water, food, and beverage – durometer: 50A
  • Semi-transparent silicone rubber – will withstand repeated use and sterilization
  • Meets fda requirements for use with food contact surfaces. Odorless, tasteless, and inert
  • Good electrical and weather ability properties – resists u.V., ozone, gases, and moisture
  • Silicone tubing, 1/2″id, 3/4″od, 1/8″wall – 25 feet

 

Use for transferring water and wort on brew day and more.

What are others saying?  Search this product’s Amazon reviews for “brew” – may include reviews for other sizes or variations

8/7/20 8 PM Central: This is selling for $54.99. Shipping is also free to many US addresses. 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.

Silicone Tubing, 1/2″ID, 3/4″OD, 1/8″Wall – 25 Feet – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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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.

1 lb Northern Brewer Pellet Hops – $12.99, Save $9/lb + Free Ship Eligible, Limited Availability

northern brewer hop deal

  • MoreBeer’s Hop Market features limited time, rotating hop deals.
  • Selection changes regularly.  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.
  • Easy Filler Item….  If you’re looking for a filler item to help you qualify for free shipping, consider grabbing some PBW

The Hop Market! at MoreBeer – current offerings – sorts to show most popular first

This brings lbs of Northern Brewer pellet hops down to $12.99.  This can change quickly, check Hop Market for current selections and pricing.

More about Northern Brewer Hops

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

Originally grown in Northern England, Northern Brewer has become one of the main hops grown in the Hallertau region of Germany. Northern Brewer is a great dual purpose hop that is more balanced than U.S. Northern Brewer with grassy, herbal, and piney aromas.

 

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DOQAUS Instant Read Digital Thermometer – homebrew, bbq & more – Lightning Deal

Meat Thermometer, DOQAUS Instant Read Thermometer Digital Ultra Fast Kitchen Cooking Food Candy Thermometer with Backlight, Magnet & Foldable Long Probe for Grilling BBQ Turkey Oil Smoker Thermometer

DOQAUS Instant Read Digital Thermometer

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  • 【3s ULTRA FAST & ACCURATE】 DOQAUS updated version instant read meat thermometer provides precise temperature readings within 3seconds! Cooking thermometer probe with a wide temp range of -58°F ~ 572°F (-50°C ~ 300°C), accurate to ±0.9°F. Our digital meat thermometer serves you for almost all culinary occasions: Steak, BBQ, Grilling, Jam or Icy beer, from blazing hot to freezing cold. The temperature guidelines on the package help you get the desired doneness of your food.
  • 【REVERSIBLE DISPLAY】 You can get the large, easy-to-read bright backlight screen to offers you a spectacular clarity when reading the temperature in the dark or in the middle of smoke by Short pressing the temperature unit switch to turn on the light! And the reversible display rotates automatically depending on how the digital thermometer is held and enables you to read the numbers from any direction which is very easy for right or left hand persons to use.
  • 【SENSITIVE, SHARP & LONG FOOD PROBE】 Made of high quality 304 stainless steel, length the 8mm 1.6mm diameter ultra-thin and sensitive food thermometer probe delivers readings to 0.1℃. The 4.5inch length enables a deep reach into the center of big roasts and loaves without burning your skin.(Note: The kitchen thermometer itself is not waterproof except for the stainless steel probe.)
  • 【MORE INTELLIGENT FUNCTIONS】 Digital Meat Thermometer will auto-shut off if readout stays on for 10 minutes! With the intelligent automatic ON/OFF function, the meat thermometer probe turns on or off by itself when you unfold or fold the probe. And the hold button allows you to “hold” the temperature reading on the display to read the temperature after removing the food thermometer from the cooking area! Magnetic back and hook allow for convenient storage.

 

Use for homebrewing, around the kitchen, for BBQ-ing and more.

8/7/20 6 PM Central: This is set to be discounted as an Amazon Lightning Deal starting at about 6:15 PM Central for Prime Members and 30 minutes later for all. Shipping to many US addresses should also be free. Some items are available in multiple variations, check each for Lightning Deal eligibility and pricing. Things Can Change… Product promotions and availability are subject to change. Lightning Deals can sell out quickly. They can also be changed or canceled prior to set publication times.  Lightning Deals are limited time and quantity deals. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

Meat Thermometer, DOQAUS Instant Read Thermometer Digital Ultra Fast Kitchen Cooking Food Candy Thermometer with Backlight, Magnet & Foldable Long Probe for Grilling BBQ Turkey Oil Smoker Thermometer – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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