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863142 - Wine/Beer Thief
863142 - Wine/Beer Thief
 
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Fermtech Beer/Wine Thief.

  • Designed to easily take samples from carboys.
  • Hydrometer floats inside for taking gravity readings.
  • Touch the tip to drain.
  • 19 inch length.

Average Rating: Average Rating: 4.5 of 5 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 7 Write a review »

  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
 
3 of 5 Eh, it's ok. March 31, 2014
Reviewer: David from Saint Paul, MN United States  
I was excited about the wine thief.  It does take a good sample, and it's easy to return to the fermenter.  The big draw for me was that it's designed to hold a hydrometer for testing.  

Here are the two problems that complicate things though.  Taking a sample agitates the sample, so you have a nice little head of CO2 where you're trying to take your hydrometer reading.  Hard to get a reading.  This is slightly alleviated by VERY SLOWLY dipping the thief into the carboy/bucket. Second, it's pretty hard to keep the hydrometer level inside the thief to get an accurate reading.  It just leans to one side, and the thief size prevents you from reaching in to stabilize the hydrometer.



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5 of 5 Slick Thief April 15, 2013
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Oshkosh, WI United States  
Works very well!  A lot easier than trying to rack a little bit into a graduated cylinder using a racking cane and tubing.

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5 of 5 Wine Thief March 5, 2013
Reviewer: James Byrne from Sopotsylvania, VA United States  
A flask by any other name.

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5 of 5 Beer Thief Works Great! January 14, 2013
Reviewer: Aaron from Auburn, AL United States  
Fast shipping and works great!

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
 
3 of 5 It is what it is. December 29, 2012
Reviewer: Tom Long from Eveleth, MN United States  
It works OK, has a slow leak but nothing that is a problem.

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