Digital Thermometer

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woolley2002

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Looking for recommendations for a digital thermometer, don't want to spend loads as only now getting into All Grain Brewing.
 

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£3.25 delivered. Crazy prices. Are they decent.
 

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I had one of those, it didn't work for very long. There are lots of different types available, but I refuse to pay nearly 40 quid for a thermopen oer similar. I currently use an Inkbird BBQ for monitoring HLT temperature and a Hygiplas for other measurements.
 

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Did you use the captured gas to carbonate?
I’ve got 2 of these on my mash tun. Had them for 2 years. Take the batteries out when not in use. Best stored indoors in the warm and dry. The LCD dies if it gets cold and/or damp.

I use one of these for checking strike water and chilled wort temperatures in my kettle.
 

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Inkbird ones are great - mid price, accurate and easy to use.

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Anyone know the difference between this one:


and this one:


apart from one being almost three time the price of the other of course!

Has anyone used these models for measuring temp of strike water, mash and cooled wort?
Any good?

Thanks
 

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I recently bought a cheese making kit that came with a analouge thermometer.
Hands down easier to use than an electronic one. I've broke a few🤣
 

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I recently bought a cheese making kit that came with a analouge thermometer.
Hands down easier to use than an electronic one. I've broke a few🤣
Thanks. The only reason I ask is that I'm getting fed up with the amount of spirit thermometers I've had where the spirit column has separated and I can't fix them.
 

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I use a barbecue meat thermometer with remote sensor. Mine has 2 sensors which is handy for mash and sparge water and I can also take the hand unit and walk away. Try the bbq section of your local hardware.
 

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Anyone know the difference between this one:


and this one:


apart from one being almost three time the price of the other of course!

Has anyone used these models for measuring temp of strike water, mash and cooled wort?
Any good?

Thanks
I just bought the inkbird bbq go for 8.99 on Amazon. Only differences are battery and waterproof but same response time and accuracy. I’m calibrating it in work tomorrow so hopefully will be spot on!
 
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I just bought the inkbird bbq go for 8.99 on Amazon. Only differences are battery and waterproof but same response time and accuracy. I’m calibrating it in work tomorrow so hopefully will be spot on!
Thanks. This was just the answer I was looking for. I'm assuming that for the cheaper non-waterproof one, the probe is actually waterproof ie. you can dip it in the mash or wort to measure the temperature?!
 

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Thanks. This was just the answer I was looking for. I'm assuming that for the cheaper non-waterproof one, the probe is actually waterproof ie. you can dip it in the mash or wort to measure the temperature?!
Yes it’s food grade stainless steel.
 

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