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Review: Fermtech Auto Siphon

The Fermtech auto siphon is one of the easiest ways to transfer your wort from vessel to vessel. All it takes is a few good pumps and it will transfer as much fluid as...

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Review: Bottling Bucket With Italian Bottling Spigot

A bottling bucket with Italian bottling spigot is your last vessel before your wort hits the bottle. There’s really not much to them but I figured the bottling bucket and Italian bottling spigot warranted...

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Review: Stainless Steel Wort Chiller With Garden Hose Fittings

The 3/8 inch by 50 foot stainless steel wort chiller is a great way to quickly cool your wort to pitching temperature. It fits perfectly in my 16 gallon Bayou pot but will easily...

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Review: Star San No Rinse Sanitizer

Star San is the star of sanitizers. It’s a fairly weak acid that sanitizes as long as the surface is wet. Only an ounce is needed for five gallons of sanitizer that can finish...

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Review: Oxiclean Free

OxiClean Free is my preferred choice for cleaning most of my brewing equipment. Technically Oxiclean is a laundry detergent booster but the free version is perfectly safe for cleaning brew gear. Oxiclean is perfectly...

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Review: Vinator Bottle Rinser

Bottling is honestly one of the worst parts of brewing. The Vinator bottle rinser or sulfiter is the easiest way to sanitize bottles before bottling. Essentially it is a spring loaded pump that pushes...

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Review: The Universal Bottle Capper

When I first started looking at a capper I thought of the classic bench capper. Due to the cost and portability though I went with the universal capper. It’s a simple design that easily...

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Review: Fastrack Bottle Dryer

The Fastrack bottle dryer is really just a few trays with holes and a drain pan. It doesn’t sound like much but it makes bottle cleaning very easy. They are better than a bottle...

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Review: Sterilite Gasket Boxes

The Sterilite gasket boxes are a cheap alternative to more expensive airtight food storage containers. One of the suggested uses is pet food storage so I consider them safe enough for grain. They come...

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Review: Ozeri Pronto Digital Scale

The Ozeri Pronto is a cheap but functional scale. It comes in many different finishes to match your decor. I went with the elegant chrome. The finish is a painted plastic but looks almost...

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