$8.49 Stirplate Alternative - Home Brew Forums

Register Now!
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Fermentation & Yeast > $8.49 Stirplate Alternative

Thread Tools
Old 01-21-2011, 02:51 AM   #1
Crafted Magazine
jbrookeiv's Avatar
Sep 2010
Asheville, North Carolina
Posts: 1,345
Liked 20 Times on 20 Posts

Hey guys,

I was wondering if this would work instead of a stir plate? Seems like it would be easy to clean and sanitize.


My publication: Crafted Magazine, dedicated to handcrafted goods with a big focus on Made in USA. We cover craft beer, bikes, coffee, music, etc.

Originally Posted by Homebrewtastic View Post
I think a more pertinent question is where is AB and Miller Coors getting all of their horse urine?
Primary: Session IPA | Fresh Pressed Cider w/ WLP510 and strawberries | Fresh Pressed Cider w/ WLP002 and dry hops

Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2011, 03:28 AM   #2
Nov 2010
Chicagoish, Illinois
Posts: 32

If you could put it on a dimmer switch to slow it down.

Yeast respond well to a slight stirring...

...pulling 4 G's, not so much, unless it's space yeast.

You know...freeze dried, like space ice cream?

Buzz Aldrin won't drink any beer that isn't made from it I hear.

Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2011, 03:29 AM   #3
Jun 2010
Illinois, Lake County
Posts: 987
Liked 61 Times on 59 Posts

Compelling, given the price. I'm not sure it would clean easier since it looks like it has a blade inside. And it looks like it only takes AA batteries - how long will it run?

Reply With Quote
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
First starter, stirplate, and decanting, how much a cake should I have? macdadmorgan Fermentation & Yeast 3 11-16-2010 12:54 AM
What does a starter on a stirplate look like? TBLbrewer Fermentation & Yeast 11 06-27-2010 12:55 AM
Can I make a 2 L starter with two 1 L flasks and one stirplate? Reelale Fermentation & Yeast 7 04-20-2010 04:26 PM
Timing for stepping up a stirplate starter? bolts Fermentation & Yeast 9 02-11-2010 01:54 PM
1 gal jug with stirplate? rocketman768 Fermentation & Yeast 5 01-08-2010 01:29 PM

Forum Jump