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Update International 12″ x 12″ Interlocking Drying Mats – Loads of Uses

Update International BMI-12CL Interlocking bar Mat Square, 12″ x 12″, Clear

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  • Interlocking bar mat perfect for lining shelves and counters to protect glassware and china
  • Interlocking design system snaps together to fit most places
  • Made of non-skid pvc and is lightweight
  • Diamond-shape cutouts allow for even airflow and sanitary drying
  • Each square measures 12" x 12"; dishwasher safe

 

Related: Not Just for Bars Anymore… Using Interlocking Bar Mats Around Your Home Brewery!

I use similar mats (different model and manufacturer) and find them very handy.  I use them for drying brew day gear and glassware and also underneath my fermenter in my fermentation deep freeze to improve airflow and keep the fermenter out of any condensation that might show up).  I also use this in bottom of my kegerator.

Update International BMI-12CL Interlocking bar Mat Square, 12″ x 12″, Clear – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

23 Piece Bartender Kit with Stand

23 Piece Bartender Kit

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  • [ 23 Pcs Cocktail Shaker Set ] _ Our cocktail set contains all essential tools, consists of a 25 fl oz cocktail shaker, muddler, mixing spoon, jigger, Hawthorne strainer, corkscrew, 3 liquor pourers + 2 brushes + 6 caps, ice tongs, 2 bottle stoppers. Bamboo wood stand, velvet pouch for travel. and there is an exclusive recipe guide, which makes it easier to use for beginners.
  • [ Premium Stainless Steel Material ] _ Our bartender kit is made of professional food-grade stainless steel that won’t rust, is scratch-proof, and anti-corrosion, so can be used with confidence. in addition, thicker than other products in the market, it will not dent. it’s all dishwasher compatible, so forget about wear and tear with these professional bar kits.
  • [ The Perfect Gift ] _ Portable cocktail shaker set meet your needs as a gift. Whether it's Christmas, New Year's, anniversary, Valentine's day, birthday, wedding, Father's day, or any other occasion, It's the perfect gift choice. your recipient will be happy will never forget this bar kits!
  • [ Easy to Display & Storage ] _ Made of premium bamboo and carefully designed. each accessory has its own position to keep your barware tools organized and accessible at all times. it's the best way to store and display your bar tools. your no more clutter in your kitchen drawers and cabinets. it will definitely win your guest’s attention.
  • [ Top Cocktail Shaker Enjoy ] _ The joy of life needs to be found on your own, Whether you are an amateur bartender or a professional cocktail maker, you can use our shaker to make safe and loving cocktails at home for your family or friends, such as moji Toast, Martini, Margarita, Scotch Whisky, Rum, etc. You will be surprised how happy and easy it is to prepare professional drinks at home. It's time to share your drinks with your friends and family!

 

Duerer Bartender Kit with Stand, 23-Piece Cocktail Kit with Stylish Bamboo Stand, Perfect Home Bar Tool Set and Professional Martini Bartender Set, Perfect Drink Mixing Bar Set Tools – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

Stainless Steel NSF Certified Commercial Utility Sink w/Faucet

Commercial Utility Sink

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  • THE LAST SINK YOU WILL EVER NEED - Premium commercial stainless steel with 18 Gauge has extraordinary abilities of anti-rust and anti-corrosion, which largely reduce the possibility to rust
  • EVERYTHING YOU NEED IS INCLUDED - Aside from all parts and assemble kits, strainers for 3 ½” to 4” sink tub drain opening and lead free faucet with 6" swivel spout are included.
  • ASSEMBLE & INSTALL WITH NO EFFORT - 8" wall mount faucet hole is located on the backsplash, ready for your faucet to be arranged. Additional faucets could be purchased below
  • HIGH BACKSPLASH & HUGE CAPACITY - High tall backsplash prevents your wall from being stained by dirty water. Huge tub with 16 gallon capacity could fit in bulk of dishes and laundry
  • MULTIPLE SIZE PROVIDED - The sink comes with 15" x 15 , 18" x 18", 24" x 24" tub sizes to fit your varied needs.

 

For me, a quality utility sink is an important tool when homebrewing.  I’ve done interviews in the past and been asked… what is on your home brewing wish list.  I’ve felt a little silly answering…. a sink!  But, I’ve tried to clean homebrew gear in a regular kitchen sink and I don’t like it.  I much prefer a large, quality utility sink.  Having done it both ways, it makes a big difference come cleanup time.

Stainless Steel Prep & Utility Sink – DuraSteel 1 Compartment Commercial Kitchen Sink – NSF Certified – Single 15″ x 15″ Inner Tub with No Lead Faucet (Restaurant, Kitchen, Laundry, Garage)  – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

Also… Search Amazon for “Commercial Stainless Steel Sink”

Light Up Your Home Brewery – 4 x Bbounder 4,000 Lumen LED Workshop Lights

Bbounder 4 Pack Linkable LED Utility Shop Light, 4 FT

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  • Top-Rated Economy LED Utility Shop Light
  • Specifications: Length 4 FT / 48 IN, No Cover, Beam Angle 240°, Kelvin 5000, Wattage 40, CRI 80+, Lumens 4000, Voltage 120, Linkable 4.
  • Linkable: Seamlessly connect up to 4 LED shop lights together with connectors for energy savings in your home, office or any workspace.
  • Simple Installation: Follow our installation guide for a quick and easy setup, mounting hardware included (4.8' Power Cord with Plug)! Directly mount to the ceiling or suspend from the ceiling for instant bright light in your garages, basements, warehouses, and storage area.
  • Super brightness: Our led shop light is made of high-quality plastic, offering lightweight yet super bright lighting experience. It helps your garage or mancave a totally different place and wiping out the hassle of installation at the same time. Let there be light!

 

My home-brewery or most of my home-brewery is in my basement.  It’s in a good sized utility room that was drastically underlit for home brewing purposes.  Same story for our last house.  Basement brew area, low light.

I’ve added several similar workshop lights [different model, specs and manufacturer] to the area and it’s made a huge difference.  Instead of what seemed like a cave, I’m now in a well lit space.  Those have made a big improvement, made it easier and more pleasant to work in my brewery.

BBOUNDER 4 Pack Linkable LED Utility Shop Light, 4 FT, 4000 LM, 48 Inch Integrated Fixture for Garage, 40W Equivalent 250W, 5000K Daylight, Surface + Suspension Mount, White – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

Quartet 17″ x 23″ Magnetic Dry Erase Board [Tap List & Brew Day Planning]

Magnetic Dry Erase Whiteboard

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  • Dry erase board provides a smooth writing surface and doubles as a magnetic bulletin board
  • Performs best under light use
  • 17 inches x 23 inches. Surface type painted steel
  • Available with a white frame
  • Board can be hung in either portrait or landscape orientation
  • Mounting hardware, dry erase marker and magnet accessories included. It has a sturdy wooden frame

 

 

You can use a dry erase board in your beer room or brewing area to list what’s on tap, what’s on deck. what’s aging, what’s fermenting etc.  You could also use one of these boards to plan and track your brew day and boil additions.

Quartet Magnetic Whiteboard, 17″ x 23″ Small White Board for Wall, Dry Erase Board for Kids, Perfect for Home Office & Home School Supplies, Dry Erase Marker, Magnets, White Frame (MWDW1723M-WT) – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

Stainless Steel NSF Certified Commercial Utility Sink w/Faucet – essential brewing equipment?

Commercial Utility Sink

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Highlighted Features
  • THE LAST SINK YOU WILL EVER NEED - Premium commercial stainless steel with 18 Gauge has extraordinary abilities of anti-rust and anti-corrosion, which largely reduce the possibility to rust
  • EVERYTHING YOU NEED IS INCLUDED - Aside from all parts and assemble kits, strainers for 3 ½” to 4” sink tub drain opening and lead free faucet with 6" swivel spout are included.
  • ASSEMBLE & INSTALL WITH NO EFFORT - 8" wall mount faucet hole is located on the backsplash, ready for your faucet to be arranged. Additional faucets could be purchased below
  • HIGH BACKSPLASH & HUGE CAPACITY - High tall backsplash prevents your wall from being stained by dirty water. Huge tub with 16 gallon capacity could fit in bulk of dishes and laundry
  • MULTIPLE SIZE PROVIDED - The sink comes with 15" x 15 , 18" x 18", 24" x 24" tub sizes to fit your varied needs.

 

For me, a quality utility sink is an important tool when homebrewing.  I’ve done interviews in the past and been asked… what is on your home brewing wish list.  I’ve felt a little silly answering…. a sink!  But, I’ve tried to clean homebrew gear in a regular kitchen sink and I don’t like it.  I much prefer a large, quality utility sink.  Having done it both ways, it makes a big difference come cleanup time.

Stainless Steel Prep & Utility Sink – DuraSteel 1 Compartment Commercial Kitchen Sink – NSF Certified – Single 15″ x 15″ Inner Tub with No Lead Faucet (Restaurant, Kitchen, Laundry, Garage)  – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

Also… Search Amazon for “Commercial Stainless Steel Sink”

The Essential Bar Book for Home Mixologists: Kindle Edition

The Essential Bar Book for Home Mixologists: Tools, Techniques, and Spirits to Master Cocktails Kindle Edition

The Essential Bar Book for Home Mixologists: Tools, Techniques, and Spirits to Master Cocktails Kindle Edition

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A master class in essential home mixology

Bring the party to your pad by setting up a well-stocked home bar. The Essential Bar Book covers the key ingredients, tools, techniques, and glassware you’ll need to become a master mixologist in the comfort of your own space, with none of the cocktail clutter.

This indispensable bar book gives you only what you need to start mixing up mind-blowing drinks like the island-inspired Mai Tai and the classy French 75 in a snap. And with party-planning tips and easy ways to batch cocktails, you’ll be able to put your new libation creation skills to use and host parties like a pro. Cheers!

The Essential Bar Book features:

70 Classic and creative recipes—Discover dozens of cocktails (and mocktails) sorted by liquor type to build your bar with your favorites like gin, rum, tequila, vodka, and whiskey.
Bar none—Learn the important tools, techniques, and ingredients you’ll need to create a fully stocked home bar, and some home bartender hacks to help make do in a pinch.
Fun facts—Uncover cocktail trivia, famous bartenders, great drinking songs, and more in this home bar book.
Become the best bartender on your block with The Essential Bar Book.


 

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.

The Essential Bar Book for Home Mixologists: Tools, Techniques, and Spirits to Master Cocktails Kindle Edition

The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique Kindle Edition

The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique Kindle Edition

The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique Kindle Edition

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The Bar Book — Bartending and mixology for the home cocktail enthusiast
Learn the key techniques of bartending and mixology from a master: Written by renowned bartender and cocktail blogger Jeffrey Morgenthaler, The Bar Book is the only technique-driven cocktail handbook out there. This indispensable guide breaks down bartending into essential techniques, and then applies them to building the best drinks.

Over 60 of the best drink recipes: The Bar Book contains more than 60 recipes that employ the techniques you will learn in this bartending book. Each technique is illustrated with how-to photography to provide inspiration and guidance.

Bartending and mixology techniques include the best practices for:

  • Juicing
  • Garnishing
  • Carbonating
  • Stirring and shaking
  • Choosing the correct ice for proper chilling and dilution of a drink
  • And, much more

If you found PTD Cocktail Book, 12 Bottle Bar, The Joy of Mixology, Death and Co., and Liquid Intelligence to be helpful among bartending books, you will find Jeffrey Morgenthaler’s The Bar Book to be an essential bartender book.


 

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.

The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique Kindle Edition

Also Consider: The Homebrewer’s Library – Selection of Homebrewing and Craft Beer Book

Light Up Your Home Brewery – 4 x Hykolity 4,400 Lumen LED Workshop Light

Linkable LED Shop Light for Garage, 4400lm, 4FT 42W Utility Light Fixture for Workshop, 5000K Daylight LED Workbench Light with Plug [250W Equivalent] Hanging or Surface Mount, Black – 4 Pack ETL

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  • Super Bright – 4FT led shop lights feature 4400 lumens brightness at 5000K Daylight White by using only 42W. That is a staggering LED Efficiency of 105 lm/w! Excellent replacement of conventional fluorescent fixture. Energy Savings of up to 75%.
  • High Quality – ETL certified for better quality, safety and reliability. This long-lasting LED shop light provides up to 50,000 hours of light before any maintenance is required.
  • Linkable – 4ft linkable led shop light use plug connection to connect up to 4 pcs together in your garages, workshops, workbench areas, storage areas, warehouses, basements, equipment rooms, etc.
  • Easy Installation – Plug & Play. Come with 59″ power cord with on/off switch and other small accessories. You can hanging it with the included hanging chains or directly mounted to the ceiling with the included mounting screws.

 

My home-brewery or most of my home-brewery is in my basement.  It’s in a good sized utility room that was drastically underlit for home brewing purposes.  Same story for our last house.  Basement brew area, low light.

I’ve added several similar workshop lights [different model, specs and manufacturer] to the area and it’s made a huge difference.  Instead of what seemed like a cave, I’m now in a well lit space.  Those have made a big improvement, made it easier and more pleasant to work in my brewery.

hykolity Linkable LED Shop Light for Garage, 4400lm, 4FT 42W Utility Light Fixture, 5000K Daylight LED Workbench Light W/ Plug [250W Equivalent]hanging or Surface Mount, Black – 4 Pack ETL – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

Bar Garnish Center – Bar, Kitchen, BBQ, Hop Additions

VIVOSUN 480GPH/660GPH Submersible Water Pump, 1800L/2500L/H Aquarium Pump, Ultra Quiet Fountain Pump with 7.2ft/8.2ft High Lift for Fish Tank, Pond, Aquarium, Statuary, Hydroponics

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  • ❤️PLAY OF COLORS - Thanks to the transparent, BPA-free food grade PS plastic walls of this condiment server caddy all the greens and reds of your food will be perfectly visible on your buffet table – your guests will lick their lips in anticipation
  • ❤️IT’S GETTING A LITTLE CHILLY - The lower compartment is waiting for you to fill in ice cubes or crushed ice to keep vegetables, sauces or fruits fresh and succulent. Put the storage box into the refrigerator after your big event
  • ❤️SIMPLY PRACTICAL - This 16.15” x 5.91” x 5.12” (L x W x H) serving tray boasts 5 spacious compartments (each holds up to 16 Oz) which can be removed easily. That way, refilling your delicious Guacamole, adding some more ice or cleaning the food box with water or even in the dishwasher will be a delight
  • ❤️THE STAGE IS YOURS - Surprise your guests with a salad buffet, taco bar or hot dog station. You can even impress them with self-made Cocktails or party snacks. No matter what you want to serve, with this party platter you can act out all of your food dreams
  • ❤️SMALL DETAILS, BIG DIFFERENCE - We reinforced the hinges of this shatterproof serving container so that they won’t break easily. Furthermore, we include 3 small spoons, 3 tongs, 1 scoop as well as a promise to keep you satisfied at all times

 

This condiment center has a number of uses… your home bar, kitchen, get-togethers, bbqs and such. It also features 5 individual trays. You could use this on brew day, portioning out hop and other boil additions.

MJM condiment server, condiment tray, ice party serving bar, chilled caddy, bar garnish holder on ice, condiment dispenser, salad platter, compartment condiment tray with lid – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link