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1 lb Calypso Pellet Hops… $5.99! + Free Ship Eligible, Limited Time Deal

calypso 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 Calypso down to just $5.99.  This can change quickly, check Hop Market for current selections and pricing.

More About Calypso

A new American high alpha hop, Calypso is also heavily used for its soft aromatics. You’ll get a pleasantly fruity aroma of apple, pear, and citrus that adds a crisp flavor to Pale Ales, IPAs, and Stouts. You will also get some tropical fruit flavors.

Hop Statistics
Alpha Acids: 12 – 14%
Beta Acids: 5 – 6%
Alpha-Beta Ratio: 2 – 2.8
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 40 – 42%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried:1.6 – 2.5
Storage(% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 68° F) 65 – 70%
Similar Hop Varieties:NA

 

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Maxus Elite Digital Scale – 200 Gram Capacity x .01 Gram Resolution… $8.49 on Amazon Cyber Monday Deals

Precision Mini Scale 200 x 0.01g - MAXUS ELITE Digital Jewelry Scale Gram Scale Multifuction Grain Arrow Scale Archery Scale backed by a 10-Year Manufacturer Warranty

MAXUS  Precision Gram Scale 200g x 0.01g + 100g Resolution

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

  • 10 Year Limited Warranty, Features Smart-Off (TM) , foolproof One-Step-Calibration (TM) Technology and Overload Protection, Batteries Included
  • Capacity x Readability: 200g x 0.01g / 7.054oz x 0.001oz / 3086gn x 0.2gn / 1000ct x 0.05ct / 6.43ozt x 0.001ozt / 128.60dwt x 0.01dwt
  • Units of Measure include: Grams, Ounces, Troy Ounces, Pennyweights, Carats, Grains
  • Ships pre-calibrated; can be easily calibrated with a 100g calibration weight (sold separately)
  • Durable and Compact: Great for Kitchen Nutrition Ingredients Food Herbs Brushed Stainless Steel Platform Backlit LCD Display Weighing Medicines Tobacco Diamond Gemstone Gems Coins Money

 

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.

What I like about this scale… I like that this has the tare function and that it has a 1/100th gram resolution.  That means you should be able to use it for weighing hops, water salts, smaller amounts of specialty grains (200 grams is about 7 ounces) and other brewing ingredients.

11/26 4:30 PM Central: This is discounted to just $8.49 on Amazon Black Friday Deals. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying orderPrices and availability can change quickly.  Check product page for current info – More About Prices

Precision Mini Scale 200 x 0.01g – MAXUS ELITE Digital Jewelry Scale Gram Scale Multifuction Grain Arrow Scale Archery Scale – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link

Waterdrop Tankless RO Reverse Osmosis Water Filtration System [take control of brewing water] – $384.30 on Amazon Black Friday Deals + Hands on Review

Waterdrop RO Reverse Osmosis Water Filtration System, NSF Certified, TDS Reduction, 400 GPD Fast Flow, Tankless, Compact, Smart Faucet, UL Listed Power, USA Tech

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

  • Three filters are included in the package. Search “Waterdrop WD-G3-W Filter” for replacement filters
  • [NSF Certified performance]: The system is certified against NSF 58 for TDS reduction. Using reverse osmosis filtration technology with a filtration accuracy of 0. 0001μm, the system can effectively remove most contaminants including fluoride, TDS, limescale, and heavy metals in your tap water. System is also NSF 372 certified for lead free material
  • [Smart, easy-to-install design]: Waterdrop RO water filtration system is an innovative, all-in-one intelligent water purification system. In just a few minutes, Waterdrop RO system can be installed completely, and in just three seconds, the filter can be changed with one single turn. Installation is that easy
  • [The first composite filter element]: It is the first smart RO system with composite filters and tankless design in the U. S. market. The three filters provide seven stages of filtration. The pre-sediment and carbon block filter is a 3-in-1 filter that functions as that of three filters combined. The Reverse Osmosis membrane filter adopts an innovative design, and the efficiency of the filter equals more than three stages of filtration. Additionally, the activated carbon block filter uses high-precision activated carbon granules made from natural coconut shell, which will also improve the water taste
  • [No-tank design]: Use new composite filter element technology to more efficiently filter out harmful substances. The tankless design helps you avoid secondary pollution and enjoy more storage space in your kitchen
  • [No waiting for clean water]: Thanks to its internal pump, the RO system offers faster water flow (400 gallons per day). The system can filter a cup of water in about 12 seconds. It can produce pure water quickly, thereby meeting the needs of your whole family and even small companies
  • [1: 1 low drain ratio]: Compared to traditional RO systems, Waterdrop Reverse Osmosis Water Filtration System saves water waste by 300%. Save money on your water bills while running the RO system
  • [Special notice]: You must fully turn on the faucet and flush the RO system for 30 minutes after installation. The light on the faucet will flash blue during flushing, but once completed, the blue light will stop flashing. The total water capacity will be about 8. 5 gallons and the water will be undrinkable during flushing. To save water, be creative and collect the water for other purposes, such as watering plants

 

Using RO (Reverse Osmosis) allows you to build your brewing water profile from the ground up, creating exactly the profile you’re looking for.

Check out my Hands on Review of this water filter system

11/26 8:30 AM Central: This is discounted to $384.30 as an Amazon Black Friday Lightning Deal. Some items are available in multiple variations, check each for Lightning Deal eligibility and pricing. Lightning Deals are limited time and quantity deals and can change quickly. Check product page for current info – More About Prices

Waterdrop RO Reverse Osmosis Water Filtration System, NSF Certified, TDS Reduction, 400 GPD Fast Flow, Tankless, Compact, Smart Faucet, UL Listed Power, USA Tech, Brushed Nickel Faucet – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


Great Deal! FoodSaver VS0160 Vacuum Sealer – vacuum seal (and re-seal) hops & more – $59.99, best price + free shipping

FoodSaver VS0160 Sealer PowerVac Compact Vacuum Sealing Machine, Vertical Storage, White

FoodSaver VS0160 Sealer PowerVac Compact Vacuum Sealing Machine, Vertical Storage

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

  • KEEP FOOD FRESH LONGER: This FoodSaver PowerVac Vacuum Sealer keeps food fresh in the freezer up to 5x longer compared to ordinary storage methods—and helps prevent freezer burn as well
  • VERTICAL STORAGE: Space-saving unit stores vertically in the kitchen to save you valuable countertop space
  • LESS BAG WASTE: Seals with 35 percentage less bag waste compared to previous FoodSaver models, so you can get the most out of your FoodSaver bags
  • CUSTOM SETTINGS FOR WET AND DRY ITEMS: Equipped with 2 custom settings. Dry and Moist, to ensure an airtight seal is achieved regardless of the type of food
  • MORE FEATURES: Built-in bag alignment drip tray ensures correct bag placement every time and is removable for easy cleanup, connect to a FoodSaver Hand Held Sealer (sold separately) to sous vide or preserve food stored in the fridge and pantry, compatible with all other FoodSaver bags, rolls, and accessories

 

Why would you want a FoodSaver for homebrewing?
Vacuum sealers are indispensable for storing hops [See: Recent Hop Finds].  You can save money by getting in on bulk hop buys.  Use your vacuum sealer to break these up and to preserve freshness.  You can also store specialty grains in vacuum bags or using the mason jar attachment.  Other uses include: storing base grains, partial dry yeast packs and storing and preserving other beer ingredients.

11/25/21 2 PM Central: This is on sale for just $59.99. That’s the best historical direct from Amazon price I found, notwithstanding Lightning Deals or coupons. Shipping is also free to many US addresses. Prices and availability can change quickly Check product page for current info – More About Prices

FoodSaver VS0160 Sealer PowerVac Compact Vacuum Sealing Machine, Vertical Storage, White – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


Maxus Elite Plus Precision Scale 200 Gram Capacity x .01 Gram Resolution AND Calibration Weight – $10.79 on Amazon’s Early Black Friday Deals

MAXUS ELITE PLUS Precision Gram Scale 200g x 0.01g + 100g Calibration Check Weight - Digital Arrow Scale Archery Scale 3086 Grain x 0.2gn Pocket Scale Jewelry Scale Herb Scale Small Scale Meds Capsule

MAXUS ELITE PLUS Precision Gram Scale 200g x 0.01g + 100g Calibration Check Weight – Digital Arrow Scale Archery Scale 3086 Grain x 0.2gn Pocket Scale Jewelry Scale Herb Scale Small Scale Meds Capsule

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

  • 🎯 Accurate & Precision 🎯 Elite Plus Precision Scale offers 0.01g 0.2gn 0.05ct 0.001ozt 0.01dwt 0.001oz Accuracy and 200g Max Capacity, it comes with a 100g calibration check weight, so you can always reset the scale to its standard, make every weighing experience as accurate & precision as possible.
  • 🎯 Elegant & Durable 🎯 Elite Plus Arrow Scale is easy to use, the backlit LCD Display is easy to read, the brushed stainless steel platform is easy to clean. A great choice for measuring carbon and aluminum arrows, bolts, points, broad heads, vanes, stabilizer weights and other archery components.
  • 🎯 Compact & Portable 🎯 Elite Plus Pocket Scale can easily fit into your pocket, this multi-Function scale can be used to weigh Pet Medicines Supplements dose Tobacco Flavor Diamond Gemstone Gems Kitchen Nutrition Ingredients Food Baking stuff Spices Seasoning Herb Coffee beans
  • 🎯 Beautifully Made 🎯 ELITE Plus Jewelry Scale has a Classic look, it was made of quality materials, it provides fast and reliable reading, it’s easy to carry or store. Six weighing units available: Gram Grain Carat Pennyweight Ounce Troy Ounce

 

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.

What I like about this scale… I like that this has the tare function and that it has a 1/100th gram resolution.  That means you should be able to use it for weighing hops, water salts, smaller amounts of specialty grains (200 grams is about 7 ounces) and other brewing ingredients.  I also like that it has an included calibration weight.  That mean you can double check accuracy and re-calibrate if need be.

11/25 4 AM Central: This is on sale for $10.79 as part of Amazon Early Black Friday Sale. That’s just 4 cents shy of 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 and availability can change quickly Check product page for current info – More About Prices

MAXUS ELITE PLUS Precision Gram Scale 200g x 0.01g + 100g Calibration Check Weight – Digital Arrow Scale Archery Scale 3086 Grain x 0.2gn Pocket Scale Jewelry Scale Herb Scale Small Scale Meds Capsule – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


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

3 Stage Reverse Osmosis Water Filter System [Brewing Water] – $46.99 + free shipping, w/coupon

3-Stage Portable Aquarium-Countertop Reverse Osmosis Water Filter System-100GPD

3-Stage Portable Aquarium-Countertop Reverse Osmosis Water Filter System-100GPD

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

  • HIGH EFFICIENT FILTRATION-3-Stage Reverse Osmosis Drinking Water Filtration System with NSF certificated Thin-film composite RO membrane filters down to 0.0001 micron,Reduce 99% contaminant ,including Heavy Metal, Arsenic, Lead ,Mercury ,Fluoride,Hardness,Cadmium,Chlorine,Taste,Odor,Asbestos, Lead,and more 1000+ contaminants.
  • HIGH QUALITY– all tube, fittings,Ro membrane complies with NSF/ANSI standard 58 to provide healthy, safe, and pure water.
  • EASY&CONVENIENT-Streamlined DIY filter installation; fits most under sink cabinets, the ratio of pure water and waste water is 1:2.
  • Tankless and without faucet,but add-On Drinking Water Kit with 2.8 Gallon Tank available, Amazon asin :B07D9JKSLJ or B07DBZN79S.

 

Using RO/Reverse Osmosis water allows you to build your brewing water profile from the ground up, creating exactly the profile you’re looking for.

11/24 10 AM Central: This is selling for just $49.99. Click on “Save an extra $3.00 when you apply this coupon” and the price drops to $46.99. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Prices and availability can change quickly.  Check product page for current info – More About Prices

3-Stage Portable Aquarium-Countertop Reverse Osmosis Water Filter System-100GPD – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


Also: Hands On: 5 Stage Reverse Osmosis Water Filter by Reverse Osmosis Revolution – Water by John Palmer and Colin Kaminski


Member Only Content: Water Chemistry: Simple Adjustments for Great-Tasting Beer + Choose a Free Book When You Join or Renew

Member only content from the AHA

Water Chemistry: Simple Adjustments for Great-Tasting Beer

By Martin Brumgard

“If your water tastes good, you can brew with it” is an age-old axiom in brewing, but it’s not necessarily true. Good brewers shouldn’t ignore their brewing water, even if it tastes good. About the only true aspect of the saying is the reverse: “if your water tastes bad, you can’t brew with it.”

Bad-tasting water can be an obvious problem for brewing. Many water problems can affect the resulting beer. Table 1 presents some common water problems and their signature characteristics.

Avoiding water with those contaminants or treating water to correct them should be a brewer’s goal. However, an absence of these obvious problems does not mean that your water is ideal for brewing. Dissolved ions in water can affect brewing performance and beer taste. Proper levels of these ions in brewing water can improve beer flavor. Many other factors are important to understand in order to ensure you have good brewing water.

A Blank Canvas

In some places of the world, tap water can be ideal for certain styles of beer. However, that water may not be ideal for other styles. That is one reason why some areas of the world are known for certain beer styles, as those styles evolved to suit the ingredients and water found in those areas.


Join Now to Read Full Article


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For a limited time, when you join or renew your membership in the AHA… the AHA will throw in a free book.  Choose from two titles!

  • Brewing Eclectic IPA – use promo code IPA
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FREE Book with AHA Membership!

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1 lb Calypso Pellet Hops… $5.99! + Free Ship Eligible, Limited Time Deal

calypso 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 Calypso down to just $5.99.  This can change quickly, check Hop Market for current selections and pricing.

More About Calypso

A new American high alpha hop, Calypso is also heavily used for its soft aromatics. You’ll get a pleasantly fruity aroma of apple, pear, and citrus that adds a crisp flavor to Pale Ales, IPAs, and Stouts. You will also get some tropical fruit flavors.

Hop Statistics
Alpha Acids: 12 – 14%
Beta Acids: 5 – 6%
Alpha-Beta Ratio: 2 – 2.8
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 40 – 42%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried:1.6 – 2.5
Storage(% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 68° F) 65 – 70%
Similar Hop Varieties:NA

 

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KitchenTour Digital Scale, 500 Gram Capacity, .01 Gram Resolution [Hops, Water Salts & More] – $12.99 on Amazon Early Black Friday Deals

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.

11/23 7 PM Central: This is on sale for $12.99 as part of Amazon Early Black Friday Sale. Prices and availability can change quickly.  Check product page for current info – More About Prices

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)


3C’s Hop Extract Syringes – $7.99 or less + HBF Reader Coupon!

Hops Extract (10mls) for Beer Brewing, Wort, IPA, HopShot, Homebrew, HomebrewingHops Extract (10mls) for Beer Brewing, Wort, IPA, HopShot, Homebrew, Homebrewing

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

Each syringe has 10 mls of hops extract. The blend of hops is a mix of the 3C’s. Since hop extract is used for bittering and not aroma, the varietal of hops is not important.

Most hops are $2.00-$4.00 per ounce. For bittering a 5 gallon IPA, you need 3-8oz of high AA hops. If you only have mid-low AA available, it will cost you even more to get the IBUs where you need them. Instead of spending $15.00+ in bittering hops, all you need is a few mls of hop extract. You end up saving a lot of money and you cost per batch goes down dramatically. In addition, if syringes are stored in the freezer, the shelf life is several years without any noticeable loss in potency.

Each ml will yield 10 IBUs per 5 gallons of 1.050 wort. A full syringe will yield 100 total IBUs if used in a 5gal/1.050 scenario. A higher/lower gravity wort or larger/smaller batch will affect the yield of IBUs. There are a few online calculators that will help you to find how much to use for your recipes. If you order hops extract from us and cannot locate any online resources, please message us and we will help you to locate them.

Hop extract is purchased in bulk. Syringes are filled, sealed, and immediately frozen to preserve freshness.

 

As if this posting, this is eBay offering is selling for $7.99 per 10 mL syringe (less if you buy more). The seller is also offering Homebrew Finds Readers another 10% off when you use coupon code HBFSUB10OFF. Shipping is $1.99 to many US addresses.

Hops Extract (10mls) for Beer Brewing, Wort, IPA, HopShot, Homebrew, Homebrewing

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