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Homebrew Scales and Testing Supplies


Ensuring the consistency of your homebrew from one batch to the next is challenging. Accurately measuring your ingredients using a homebrewing scale and testing the pH of your water, helps to make sure that the beer you make is consistent, batch after batch.

Investing in the right testing and measuring tools is very important for home brewers. Without these tools, you are not only bound to create off-flavoured beer, but it is also difficult to diagnose what went wrong with your beer. There are different testing tools that you can get to help you monitor the physical and chemical attributes of your beer, and these include alcometers, hydrometers, and pH testing kits. (more info below)
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There are different processes when brewing beer that affect the quality of the finished product. For instance, it is important to monitor the temperature while brewing your beer to reduce the production of dimethyl sulfide (DMS) which provides a weird flavour to the beer. Monitoring the pH is also important because it increases the efficiency of the mash. The ideal pH of mash should be in the 5.2 to 5.5 range. Having the right pH balance improves the enzymatic activity which leads to better conversion of starch to sugar. It also improves the health of your yeast during the fermentation process and inhibits the growth of other bacterial contaminants.

The amount of carbon in your homebrew also adds to the defining texture of the beer, so a carbonation tester is also another crucial tool that homebrewers should consider.

Browse through our digital homebrew scales, carbonation testers, pH kits and refractometers. We make sure that we have whatever you need in order to monitor the quality and the characteristics of your homemade beer, plus we also have testing titrets and a vinometer for the winemakers.