Category Archives: Airlocks

20 x Food Grade Silicone Airlock Grommets

Ferroday Airlock Grommet for Airlock On Homebrew Beer Mead Wine Fermenter Lid- Food Grade

Ferroday Airlock Grommet for Airlock On Homebrew Beer Mead Wine Fermenter Lid- Food Grade


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

  • ALL QRP® parts and products are BPA-free USDA Food Grade Compliant and are produced by a reputable food container manufacturer.
  • Includes 12 White Silicone GROMMETS fit any brand Mason jar plastic caps (1/16″ groove). THE 1/16″ GROOVE IS TOO NARROW FOR GLASS LIDS. Grommet easily inserts into 9/16″ lid hole (1/2″ may be too tight, pushing the airlock into the lid may cause the lid to crack; 5/8″ may cause a loose fit for the grommet). Grommet center hole is 3/8″ and is the standard size for Fermentation Airlocks.
  • QRP GROMMETS are made of USDA Food Grade BPA-free Compliant White Silicone and produced by a reputable food container manufacturer.

Use to add an airlock port to a container of your choosing.  I know of several grommet offerings, most don’t claim to be food grade.  That’s probably not a big deal considering that most of the time this gets little to no contact with your beer.  Having said that, it’s nice to have a food grade option.

Ferroday Airlock Grommet for Airlock On Homebrew Beer Mead Wine Fermenter Lid- Food Grade


Related: Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation & Best Sellers in Lab Erlenmeyers – via Amazon | StirStarter Stir Plate | Yeast Starters and Fermentation Resource Page

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Inline CO2 Regulator [control each keg separately] – $6.99 + over 1 lb of free hops w/qualifying order

william's brewing inline regulatorInline Regulator via William’s Brewing.  About: “This in line regulator features 1/4″ hose barbs, and can be adjusted with a flat head screwdriver. It can reduce incoming pressure from 150 PSI to 1 PSI. It is very handy to use when you want to use a single output C02 regulator in a draft system, but supply different kegs with different dispensing pressures. 4.75″ long with included brass hose barbs installed.”  The product page has a video with more info.

This is basically an inline secondary regulator.  You still need a primary regulator attached to your CO2 tank.  The idea is, you set the primary to the highest pressure you will use (without exceeding specifications of any component of your system) and then use these regulators inline (one per line) to fine tune pressure and carbonation [See: Balancing Your Draft System].  As an example, you could set your primary to 25 PSI for faster force carbonation and set each line to a different pressure based on desired carbonation level.

Review and Hacks… ReviewDial in w/SpundingUse for portable serving!

As of this posting, William’s Brewing has this for just $6.99. Shipping is free or reasonably priced flat rate to addresses in the lower 48 states depending on your order size for most items. 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.

IN LINE REGULATOR

Get Over a Pound of Free Hops!   As of this posting, William’s Brewing is giving away 18 ounces of hops for free with a $75 order.  You get your choice of three x 6 oz hop packs for a total of 18 ounces. Add your three selections to your cart and use coupon code FREE18 to get your free hops.  1 lb+ Free Hops at William’s Brewing!

Update: This promo has expired or pricing, availability or description has changed – Check the supplier’s site or product page for current availability

Recent Deals!  Last Fifty Finds

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

Our Top Draft Resources

 

Visit William’s Brewing – Web Only Clearance Sale

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Inline CO2 Regulator [control each keg separately] – now… $6.99 via William’s Brewing + Hands on Review & Hacks

william's brewing inline regulatorInline Regulator via William’s Brewing.  About: “This in line regulator features 1/4″ hose barbs, and can be adjusted with a flat head screwdriver. It can reduce incoming pressure from 150 PSI to 1 PSI. It is very handy to use when you want to use a single output C02 regulator in a draft system, but supply different kegs with different dispensing pressures. 4.75″ long with included brass hose barbs installed.”  The product page has a video with more info.

This is basically an inline secondary regulator.  You still need a primary regulator attached to your CO2 tank.  The idea is, you set the primary to the highest pressure you will use (without exceeding specifications of any component of your system) and then use these regulators inline (one per line) to fine tune pressure and carbonation [See: Balancing Your Draft System].  As an example, you could set your primary to 25 PSI for faster force carbonation and set each line to a different pressure based on desired carbonation level.

Review and Hacks… ReviewDial in w/SpundingUse for portable serving!

As of this posting, William’s Brewing has this for just $6.99. Shipping is free or reasonably priced flat rate to addresses in the lower 48 states depending on your order size for most items. 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.

IN LINE REGULATOR

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

Our Top Draft Resources

 

Visit William’s Brewing – Web Only Clearance Sale

More: Recent William’s Brewing Finds

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Kegland BlowTie Diaphragm Spunding Valve – Complete Assembly – $27.97 + free shipping + $5 off $50 promo & Hands on Review

pin lock spunding valve

Kegland BlowTie Diaphragm Spunding Valve – Adjustable Pressure Relief Gauge Ball

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

These are purpose built high quality valves KegLand. Not just hardware store pieces like the competitors.

The BlowTie Spunding Valve is used to release excess pressure on a pressurized fermenter or from a keg while doing pressure transfers. Thanks to the large surface area of the diaphragm, this style spunding valve is much more accurate than the poppet style. 8 mm Duotight fittings at both inlet and outlet make this unit perfect for use with EVABarrier 8 mm OD tubing. The blow off pressure can be set by either pairing the BlowTie with the included Push-In Pressure Gauge, or by attaching it to an empty keg that has been pressurized to the desired psi.

Specifications:
Made from food grade acetal
Stainless screws
Easily disassembles for cleaning
8mm (5/16″) Duotight fittings at both ends
0-40 psi pressure rating
Two functions in one great piece of hardware!

The Ball Lock QD Adjustable Pressure Valve W/Gauge can also be used to relieve pressure while filtering from one keg to another. At the same time it gives you the ability to read the pressure in the receiving keg. And Ferment under desired pressure!

If you prefer it sent with a Pin Lock type quick disconnect instead of the ball lock, please leave a note to seller at checkout, otherwise we will ship with ball lock type.

 

Spunding Valve Applications
  1. Pressurized fermentation.  Ferment in a 5 or 10 gallon corny keg and use your Spunding Valve instead of an airlock.  This allows you to ferment at your desired pressure.
  2. Dry hop under pressure.  This allows you to dry hop earlier while reducing oxygenation.  Active yeast are more likely to metabolize oxygen that’s introduced during dry hopping during active fermentation.  Since CO2 is not exiting beer as vigorously under pressure, wanted compounds, flavors and aromas are more likely to stay in your beer under pressure.
  3. Naturally and accurately carbonate beer right in the keg.
  4. An airlock replacement.  Keep the valve wide open for non-pressurized fermentations.  Only do this if you have plenty of head space.  This wouldn’t make a great blow off tube.
  5. Keg to keg transfers.  Use the Spunding Valve to allow excess gas to exit the receiving keg as you transfer under pressure.  Helps you achieve a slow, controlled and pressurized transfer.
  6. Fix over-carbonated beers.  Use the same general process as for carbonation (skipping the addition of fermentable sugar).  Use a carbonation chart to determine proper pressure for the temperature the keg is at.  The Spunding Valve allows excess pressure to vent until the new carbonation level is achieved.  You can agitate the keg to fix carbonation more quickly.
  7. Test for keg leaks.  Pressurize your keg to serving pressure.  Put the Spunding Valve on (with the pressure set well above your serving PSI) and note the reading.  The gauge should remain steady.  If pressure drops, you know you have a keg leak.  It’s worth noting that this checks the entire keg including gas body o-ring.  That spot is hard to check and other way as it’s only in function when the gas QD is on.  When the gas QD is on… it’s difficult to spray and check for bubbles underneath the gas QD.  Thanks to Scott Janish for this tip!
  8. As an airlock for long term aging of beers.  Airlocks can run dry over time.  A Spunding Valve will not.

 

A Spunding Valve allows you to ferment under pressure, naturally and precisely carbonate in the keg, fix over-carbonated beers and lots more. See: Build a Spunding Valve – for loads of information on building and using a Spunding Valve.

A ball lock qd is pictured.  If you’d like a pin lock version, just leave a note for the seller at checkout.

As if this posting, this is eBay offering is selling for just $27.99. 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 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.

Kegland BlowTie Diaphragm Spunding Valve – Adjustable Pressure Relief Gauge Ball

Check out my Hands on Review of this great assembly!  Hands on Review: Kegland BlowTie Diaphragm Spunding Valve!

Stacking Promo: As of this posting, Lion Brewing Solutions is giving you $5 off any $50 order when you like their Facebook page, while you’re at it… connect with HBF on Facebook.  Just like the page and enter a note at checkout saying “I liked your Facebook page, I’ll take my $5 off $50” along with your name on Facebook.  Lion Brewing Solutions will confirm you like their page and refund you $5 from your $50+ purchase.  Limited to one use per Facebook account.  It’s worth noting that this applies to everything.  Even items and lines that are not typically discounted.

$5 Off $50 at Lion Brewing Solutions – with FB like

Also: Kegland DuoTight Push-In Fittings & EVABarrier Double Wall Draft Tubing at MoreBeer

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Kegland BlowTie Diaphragm Spunding Valve – $26.99 + free shipping + Hands on Review

Diaphragm Spunding Valve - Adjustable Pressure Relief Gauge Ball

Diaphragm Spunding Valve – Adjustable Pressure Relief Gauge Ball

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

The BlowTie Spunding Valve is used to release excess pressure on a pressurized fermenter or from a keg while doing pressure transfers. Thanks to the large surface area of the diaphragm, this style spunding valve is much more accurate than the poppet style. 8 mm Duotight fittings at both inlet and outlet make this unit perfect for use with EVABarrier 8 mm OD tubing. The blow off pressure can be set by either pairing the BlowTie with the included Push-In Pressure Gauge, or by attaching it to an empty keg that has been pressurized to the desired psi.

Made from food grade acetal
Stainless screws
Easily disassembles for cleaning
8mm (5/16″) Duotight fittings at both ends
0-40 psi pressure rating
Two functions in one great piece of hardware!

The Ball Lock QD Adjustable Pressure Valve W/Gauge can also be used to relieve pressure while filtering from one keg to another. At the same time it gives you the ability to read the pressure in the receiving keg. And Ferment under desired pressure!

 

A Spunding Valve allows you to ferment under pressure, naturally and precisely carbonate in the keg, fix over-carbonated beers and lots more. See: Build a Spunding Valve – for loads of information on building and using a Spunding Valve.

As if this posting, this is eBay offering is selling for $26.99. 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 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.

Diaphragm Spunding Valve – Adjustable Pressure Relief Gauge Ball

Check out my Hands on Review of this great assembly!  Hands on Review: Kegland BlowTie Diaphragm Spunding Valve!

Also: Kegland DuoTight Push-In Fittings & EVABarrier Double Wall Draft Tubing at MoreBeer

Homebrew Finds is Spunding Central!

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FIVE x Three Piece Airlocks

3 Piece Plastic Airlock (Sold in sets of 3)

Set of 5 Three Piece Airlocks.  Use on your fermenter to help prevent outside air from backflowing.

3 Piece Airlock (Qty. 5)


Related: Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation & Best Sellers in Lab Erlenmeyers – via Amazon | StirStarter Stir Plate | Yeast Starters and Fermentation Resource Page

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SIX x 3 Piece Fermentation Airlocks

3 Piece Plastic Airlock (Sold in sets of 6)

6 x 3 Piece Fermenter Airlocks


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

  • Airlock, three piece airlock, wine bubbler, beer bubbler
  • Simple to use
  • Easy to clean

Home Brewing Supplies 48-9AJX-W965 Econolock-6pk Airlock, Clear


Related: Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation & Best Sellers in Lab Erlenmeyers – via Amazon | StirStarter Stir Plate | Yeast Starters and Fermentation Resource Page

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16 x Silicone Food Grade Airlock Grommets

Masontops True Fit Silicone Grommets For Mason Jar Fermentation Airlock Lids, Sauerkraut, Kimchi, Homebrewing, Wine and Beer Making - 16 Pack

Masontops True Fit Silicone Grommets For Mason Jar Fermentation Airlock Lids, Sauerkraut, Kimchi, Homebrewing, Wine and Beer Making – 16 Pack

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

  • INCLUDES 16 TRUE FIT GROMMETS – Ideal for mason jar fermentation, standard airlocks, mason jar straws and other accessories, wine making and beer brewing.
  • DESIGNED FOR PLASTIC AND METAL MASON JAR LIDS – It may seem like a simple component, but we have taken the time to get the sizing, flex, and shape just right for a durable, safe grommet that is easy to insert and remove over and over again.
  • BPA-FREE, FOOD-GRADE, REUSABLE AND DISHWASHER-SAFE – True Fit Grommets are made from premium clear silicone. They can be safely reused over and over and are dishwasher-safe
  • DIMENSIONS – Center Hole – 3/8″ diameter (9 mm), Center Channel – 1/16″ width (1.5 mm), designed to fit 9/16″ lid holes (14 mm).
  • EASY TO INSERT AND REMOVE – Simply punch or drill a 9/16″ (14 mm) hole in your mason jar lid and insert the grommet edge into the opening so that the grommet groove catches on the edge.

 

Use to add an airlock port to a container of your choosing.  Most of the grommet offerings I see don’t claim to be food grade.  That’s probably not a big deal considering that most of the time this gets little to no contact with your beer.  Having said that, it’s nice to have a food grade option.

Masontops True Fit Silicone Grommets For Mason Jar Fermentation Airlock Lids, Sauerkraut, Kimchi, Homebrewing, Wine and Beer Making – 16 Pack – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


Related: Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation & Best Sellers in Lab Erlenmeyers – via Amazon | StirStarter Stir Plate | Yeast Starters and Fermentation Resource Page

More: Recent Amazon Finds

Kegland BlowTie Diaphragm Spunding Valve – Complete Assembly… $27.99 + free shipping + $5 off $50 promo & Hands on Review

Kegland BlowTie Diaphragm Spunding Valve - Adjustable Pressure Relief Gauge Ball

Kegland BlowTie Diaphragm Spunding Valve – Adjustable Pressure Relief Gauge Ball

More Info

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

These are purpose built high quality valves KegLand. Not just hardware store pieces like the competitors.

The BlowTie Spunding Valve is used to release excess pressure on a pressurized fermenter or from a keg while doing pressure transfers. Thanks to the large surface area of the diaphragm, this style spunding valve is much more accurate than the poppet style. 8 mm Duotight fittings at both inlet and outlet make this unit perfect for use with EVABarrier 8 mm OD tubing. The blow off pressure can be set by either pairing the BlowTie with the included Push-In Pressure Gauge, or by attaching it to an empty keg that has been pressurized to the desired psi.

Specifications:
Made from food grade acetal
Stainless screws
Easily disassembles for cleaning
8mm (5/16″) Duotight fittings at both ends
0-40 psi pressure rating
Two functions in one great piece of hardware!

The Ball Lock QD Adjustable Pressure Valve W/Gauge can also be used to relieve pressure while filtering from one keg to another. At the same time it gives you the ability to read the pressure in the receiving keg. And Ferment under desired pressure!

If you prefer it sent with a Pin Lock type quick disconnect instead of the ball lock, please leave a note to seller at checkout, otherwise we will ship with ball lock type.

 

A Spunding Valve allows you to ferment under pressure, naturally and precisely carbonate in the keg, fix over-carbonated beers and lots more. See: Build a Spunding Valve – for loads of information on building and using a Spunding Valve.

As if this posting, this is eBay offering is selling for just $27.99. 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 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.

Kegland BlowTie Diaphragm Spunding Valve – Adjustable Pressure Relief Gauge Ball

Check out my Hands on Review of this great assembly!  Hands on Review: Kegland BlowTie Diaphragm Spunding Valve!

Stacking Promo: As of this posting, Lion Brewing Solutions is giving you $5 off any $50 order when you like their Facebook page, while you’re at it… connect with HBF on Facebook.  Just like the page and enter a note at checkout saying “I liked your Facebook page, I’ll take my $5 off $50” along with your name on Facebook.  Lion Brewing Solutions will confirm you like their page and refund you $5 from your $50+ purchase.  Limited to one use per Facebook account.  It’s worth noting that this applies to everything.  Even items and lines that are not typically discounted.

$5 Off $50 at Lion Brewing Solutions – with FB like

Also: Kegland DuoTight Push-In Fittings & EVABarrier Double Wall Draft Tubing at MoreBeer

Homebrew Finds is Spunding Central!

More: Recent Great Deals

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Hands on Review: Kegland BlowTie Diaphragm Spunding Valve!

A Spunding Valve allows you to maintain a set pressure. If pressure in the vessel exceeds the set point, it is expelled. It generally consists of an adjustable PRV valve, a tee, a gauge and a way to connect to your keg.

Why a Spunding Valve?

There are loads of homebrew related applications for a Spunding valve ranging from pressurized ferementation to naturally carbonating to fixing over carbonated beers and lots more.  Check out our resource post on the subject.  It’s arguably the go-to resource on the Internet on the subject

Hands on Review Kegland BlowTie Spunding Valve

The BlowTie Spunding Valve assembly consists of the BlowTie, a DuoTight Tee Fitting, a DuoTight to flare fitting, a DuoTight pressure gauge and two small pieces of EVABarrier Tubing.

Here’s a look at each component…


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Parts lists for putting this together on your own can be found toward the end of this review


The BlowTie is the heart of this build.  It has DuoTight Push to Connect connections on both side as well as an adjustment knob to set pressure. Continue reading