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Arrow Plastic 00745 Slimline Beverage Container, 1.25-Gallon [small batch fermenter?]

Arrow Plastic 00745 Slimline Beverage Container, 1.25-Gallon

Arrow Plastic 00745 Slimline Beverage Container, 1.25-Gallon

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

  • Made in the USA
  • Durable and compact beverage container to fit into many spaces
  • Built in handle for easy carrying
  • Large opening so filling up, adding ice etc. is simple and easy
  • Fill with your favorite beverage, water, iced tea, juice or powdered drink mix
  • Durable and compact beverage container to fit into many spaces
  • Built in handle for easy carrying

 

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

Arrow Plastic 00745 Slimline Beverage Container, 1.25-Gallon – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


Also: Small Batch, All Grain Stove Top Brewing + Water Calculation Spreadsheet

More: Recent Amazon Finds

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.

Start Homebrewing! Brew Share Enjoy Homebrew Starter Kit – $109.99, Save $60 + Get FREE Recipe Kit w/Gravity Testing Kit Add On Purchase

Brew Share Enjoy® Homebrew Starter Kit

Brew Share Enjoy Homebrew Starter Kit

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

The perfect starter kit for craft beer enthusiasts.
This all-inclusive brewing kit is fun and foolproof with some of the most trusted instructions in homebrewing. Rest assured that no matter what your method of learning is, your first homebrew is sure to be a success. The Brew Share Enjoy beer starter kit makes 2 cases of your very own homebrew that is sure to increase your popularity among friends. And this beer making kit includes a brew kettle.

The best part? Anyone can brew. Making beer with our signature home brew starter kit is as easy as making mac ‘n’ cheese. Here’s how it works:

You choose the beer style.
The beer making kit lands on your doorstep.
Open the box. Get brewing.
We make it simple, so you can sit back and sip beer while you work. Included with your kit are printed instructions with step-by-step visuals to help you along your first (and every) brew day. We also have brewmasters in house, ready to help you by phone, online chat, or email. Furthermore, our online digital manuals, brewing videos, and FREE guided text message tutorial can teach you how to make beer day or night.

Quality ingredients.
If you’re reading this, you appreciate good beer. Or someone in your life does. Which means you need a starter kit with truly high-quality beer ingredients:

Premium homebrew grains and malt
Flavorful & aromatic hops
Expert-selected beer yeast
Recipe kit options:
Block Party Amber Ale: Gather up the neighbors and block off the streets, it’s time to bring out some pints! Deep garnet glow. Friendly flavors of toasty bread crust, caramel, and an inkling of floral and herbal hop character. A true crowd pleaser. View recipe Instructions.

Chinook IPA: American IPA beer kit. Lighter in body than our other IPAs. Lower gravity, which enhances bitterness + reduces aging requirements. Reddish-gold. Thick, resinous Chinook aroma that lingers after the glass is emptied. View recipe View recipe instructions.

(New!) Hank’s Hefeweizen: “Hefe” means yeast, “Weizen” means wheat. Long ago in the south of Germany, the two combined to create this tasty sought-after wheat beer. This popular non-hoppy Hefeweizen beer recipe kit delights a wide range of beer lovers with its medium body and effervescence. Fill a stein and serve with a slice of lemon. Prost! View recipe instructions.


 

As if this posting, this is on sale for $109.99.  That’s a $60 savings.  Shipping is also free to addresses in the contiguous US.  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

Brew Share Enjoy Homebrew Starter Kit

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

Get a Free Recipe Kit (TWO Total)! As of this posting Northern Brewer is throwing in a free beer recipe kits with qualifying orders of $125 or more.  Add on the “Brewers Essentials Gravity Testing Kit” for  $14.99 and you’ll qualify for the free recipe kit.  Shipping is also free with a qualifying order to addresses in the contiguous US.  Check site for current availability.  Full details and grab the coupon – FREE BEER Kit from Northern Brewer  – Note that the Brew Share Enjoy Starter Kit includes your choice of recipe kit.  This deal gets you an extra kit for free.

News!: I’m excited to relay the information that ZX Ventures has sold it’s stake in Northern Brewer, LLC (also Midwest Supplies’ parent company)

More: Recent Great Deals

It’s a great time to start homebrewing! Brew Share Enjoy Homebrew Starter Kit – $93.50 w/stacking deals

Brew Share Enjoy® Homebrew Starter Kit

Brew Share Enjoy Homebrew Starter Kit

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

The perfect starter kit for craft beer enthusiasts.
This all-inclusive brewing kit is fun and foolproof with some of the most trusted instructions in homebrewing. Rest assured that no matter what your method of learning is, your first homebrew is sure to be a success. The Brew Share Enjoy beer starter kit makes 2 cases of your very own homebrew that is sure to increase your popularity among friends. And this beer making kit includes a brew kettle.

The best part? Anyone can brew. Making beer with our signature home brew starter kit is as easy as making mac ‘n’ cheese. Here’s how it works:

You choose the beer style.
The beer making kit lands on your doorstep.
Open the box. Get brewing.
We make it simple, so you can sit back and sip beer while you work. Included with your kit are printed instructions with step-by-step visuals to help you along your first (and every) brew day. We also have brewmasters in house, ready to help you by phone, online chat, or email. Furthermore, our online digital manuals, brewing videos, and FREE guided text message tutorial can teach you how to make beer day or night.

Quality ingredients.
If you’re reading this, you appreciate good beer. Or someone in your life does. Which means you need a starter kit with truly high-quality beer ingredients:

Premium homebrew grains and malt
Flavorful & aromatic hops
Expert-selected beer yeast
Recipe kit options:
Block Party Amber Ale: Gather up the neighbors and block off the streets, it’s time to bring out some pints! Deep garnet glow. Friendly flavors of toasty bread crust, caramel, and an inkling of floral and herbal hop character. A true crowd pleaser. View recipe Instructions.

Chinook IPA: American IPA beer kit. Lighter in body than our other IPAs. Lower gravity, which enhances bitterness + reduces aging requirements. Reddish-gold. Thick, resinous Chinook aroma that lingers after the glass is emptied. View recipe View recipe instructions.

(New!) Hank’s Hefeweizen: “Hefe” means yeast, “Weizen” means wheat. Long ago in the south of Germany, the two combined to create this tasty sought-after wheat beer. This popular non-hoppy Hefeweizen beer recipe kit delights a wide range of beer lovers with its medium body and effervescence. Fill a stein and serve with a slice of lemon. Prost! View recipe instructions.


 

As if this posting, this is on sale for $109.99.  That’s a $60 savings.  Shipping is also free to addresses in the contiguous US.  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

Brew Share Enjoy Homebrew Starter Kit

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

Save ANOTHER 15%!    As of this posting Northern Brewer is discounting nearly everything, sitewide by 15% when you place an order of $75 ore more.  Shipping is also free with a qualifying order to addresses in the contiguous US.  Check site for current availability.  15% Off Orders Over $75.  This stacks and brings this setup down to $93.50 and free shipping is still in play.

News!: I’m excited to relay the information that ZX Ventures has sold it’s stake in Northern Brewer, LLC (also Midwest Supplies’ parent company)

More: Recent Great Deals

Mr Beer 1 Gallon Heavy Glass Fermenter with Spigot AND IPA Kit… $17.04 + free shipping!

Mr. Beer Thunder Bay IPA 1 Gallon Craft Beer Making Kit With Glass Fermenter and Thunder Bay IPA Specialty Grain Recipe

Mr. Beer Home Brewing IPA Kit

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Mr. Beer’s straight forward brewing process removes the difficult aspects of homebrewing and simplifies the process without compromising on quality. Instead of spending 9 hours brewing beer from scratch you can brew with Mr. Beer in less than 60 minutes so you have more time for fun stuff, like drinking beer.

Mr. Beer has a unique 1-gallon glass fermenter that is truly unique with nothing like it on the market. A wind mouth top for easy brewing and cleaning. An air tight lid with a built in hole for your air lock. It has a locking spigot to simplify your bottling process so you don’t need any extra equipment when it comes to bottling time. Plus the spigot is raised so none of the trub, which is a layer of sediment left over after fermentation, gets in your be

 

HBF Commentary… Beyond use as a small batch fermenter, you could use this to make cold brew coffee, serve other beverages or for larger yeast starters.  You could also, probably use it to store Star San [Related: Star San Tips, Tricks and Guidelines]

As if this posting, this is eBay offering is selling for just $17.04.  That’s a bargain. 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 the product page. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

Mr. Beer Home Brewing IPA Kit

Also: Small Batch, All Grain Stove Top Brewing + Water Calculation Spreadsheet

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Can You Save Money Homebrewing Your Own Beer?

Pictured: MoreBeer’s BRKIT100 Homebrew Starter Kit

A driving factor for a lot of homebrewers to pick up this great hobby is… saving money.  After all, if I make my own beer at home, it’s got to be cheaper, right?

Let’s find out.

Ground Rules

These are estimates and assumptions.  Actual costs are going to vary.  This scenario assumes you drink quality craft beer.  Along those lines, for estimation’s sake, let’s say you like a popular style like a mildly hoppy pale ale and you’d generally spend about $7 or $8 or so on a 6 pack.  Shipping charges will be considered $0 as free shipping options are usually available at certain thresholds.  Taxes will be considered $0.  This scenario assumes an extract brewing technique.

Let’s get started…

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DIY Beer Brewing: Creating Your First Homebrew [Kindle Edition] – $4.99

DIY Beer Brewing: Creating Your First Homebrew Paperback

DIY Beer Brewing: Creating Your First Homebrew by Astrid Cook

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You don’t like beer. You love it. That sublime pour. That first frothy sip. Now you want to experiment with brewing beer batches at home, and there are plenty of books out there for the curious and eager DIY-er. But other homebrew titles give exhaustive historical accounts and complicated technical details about the science of brewing beer.

You don’t need all the science. You need simple, no-fuss instructions to nailing that perfecthomebrew.

Enter: DIY Beer Brewing. Featuring simple, step-by-step instructions for first-time home brewers, it’s never been easier to prepare tasty batches.

A crash course on types of beers, from ales to pilsners, paves the way to mastering home fermentation. Brush up on beer brewing basics, by:

  • Learning the 10 basic steps to home brewing beer
  • Becoming proficient in finding the right equipment
  • Experimenting with original craft beer recipes
  • Diversifying your beer brewing exploration, by adding ingredients like coffee, chocolate, and bacon

DIY Beer Brewing will give the first-time home brewer the confidence and skill to innovate and create, again and again. Cheers!

 

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.

6/21/19 8 PM Central: This is selling for just $4.99. 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 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

DIY Beer Brewing: Creating Your First Homebrew Kindle Edition


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

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20% Off ALL Starter Kits at MoreBeer

From MoreBeer:

Save 20% on all 5 gallon Homebrewing Starter Kits!

We all have that memory of our first sip of beer and for a majority of us, it was with our Dad. Most likely that first sip was some macro suds that didn’t taste that good. Whether if it’s for your Dad or another Dad you know, give the gift of great beer, give the gift of homebrewing this Father’s Day. Starting today and running up until Father’s day (6/16) we are offering 20% off all of our 5 gallon Homebrewing Starter Kits!”

20% Off All 5 Gallon Homebrew Starter Kits!  – remember coupon code HOPS4POPS

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

MoreDeals! at MoreBeer:

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Looking for a MoreBeer Deal? – Today’s Deal of the Day | Sale Items | MoreBeer Deals

MoreBeer Father’s Day Special = 20% Off ALL Starter Kits!

From MoreBeer:

Save 20% on all 5 gallon Homebrewing Starter Kits!

We all have that memory of our first sip of beer and for a majority of us, it was with our Dad. Most likely that first sip was some macro suds that didn’t taste that good. Whether if it’s for your Dad or another Dad you know, give the gift of great beer, give the gift of homebrewing this Father’s Day. Starting today and running up until Father’s day (6/16) we are offering 20% off all of our 5 gallon Homebrewing Starter Kits!”

20% Off All 5 Gallon Homebrew Starter Kits!  – remember coupon code HOPS4POPS

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

MoreDeals! at MoreBeer:

More: Recent MoreBeer Finds

Looking for a MoreBeer Deal? – Today’s Deal of the Day | Sale Items | MoreBeer Deals

20% Off ALL Starter Kits at MoreBeer

From MoreBeer:

Save 20% on all 5 gallon Homebrewing Starter Kits!

We all have that memory of our first sip of beer and for a majority of us, it was with our Dad. Most likely that first sip was some macro suds that didn’t taste that good. Whether if it’s for your Dad or another Dad you know, give the gift of great beer, give the gift of homebrewing this Father’s Day. Starting today and running up until Father’s day (6/16) we are offering 20% off all of our 5 gallon Homebrewing Starter Kits!”

20% Off All 5 Gallon Homebrew Starter Kits!  – remember coupon code HOPS4POPS

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

MoreDeals! at MoreBeer:

More: Recent MoreBeer Finds

Looking for a MoreBeer Deal? – Today’s Deal of the Day | Sale Items | MoreBeer Deals

Mr Beer 1 Gallon Heavy Glass Fermenter with Spigot AND IPA Kit

Mr. Beer Thunder Bay IPA 1 Gallon Craft Beer Making Kit With Glass Fermenter and Thunder Bay IPA Specialty Grain Recipe

Mr. Beer Thunder Bay IPA 1 Gallon Craft Beer Making Kit With Glass Fermenter and Thunder Bay IPA Specialty Grain Recipe

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

  • Millions of brewers have started with Mr. Beer. We offer the best out-of-the-box experience for the first-time brewer with simple step-by-step instructions and easy to use brewing equipment and ingredients. This kit includes everything you need to get started.
  • Mr. Beer is the only homebrewing company that is owned by a brewery. Coopers Brewery is Australia’s largest craft brewery and every Mr. Beer refill is designed and tested by Coopers Master Brewer’s
  • Brewing with Mr. Beer’s Hopped Malt Extracts are perfect for any brewer. Whether it’s your first time brewing or you’re a seasoned brew veteran, this kit cuts down on time, reduces risk of contamination and helps create a more consistent beer every time
  • Mr. Beer’s new 1-gallon glass fermenter is uniquely designed to help simplify your brewing process. With a wide opening for easy cleaning, air lock and spigot this fermenter reduces the equipment you need and helps save time in the brewing and bottling processes
  • The Mr. Beer Brewing System is the perfect starting point for brewing your first batch and to learn the ins and outs of homebrewing. This kit includes Mr. Beer’s Shock the Moon Wheat Beer recipe with malt extract, specialty grains, hops and yeast

 

HBF Commentary… Beyond use as a small batch fermenter, you could use this to make cold brew coffee, serve other beverages or for larger yeast starters.  You could also, probably use it to store Star San [Related: Star San Tips, Tricks and Guidelines]

Mr. Beer Thunder Bay IPA 1 Gallon Craft Beer Making Kit With Glass Fermenter and Thunder Bay IPA Specialty Grain Recipe – note that multiple variations of this product may be available, as such a different version may appear at this link


Also: Small Batch, All Grain Stove Top Brewing + Water Calculation Spreadsheet

More: Recent Amazon Finds