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What is the name for this gigantic dropper or pipe that a person use to suck liquid out of a container?

It is called a 'wine thief'. This should be readily available in any homebrew shop. Possibly in several sizes and qualities even.
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What software do most brewers use?

I am a co-founder of Brewgr.com, so I am biased, but with a continually growing user base and recipe list, I feel it should be listed here as well. I feel Brewgr is a good option for brewers because ...
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Adjusting beer recipes to smaller batches

I use Brewtarget, which has a scale feature, which works up or down. I use to scale down 5 gal batches down to 1 gal. It is also open source(free), and works on linux or Windows.....I have both and ...
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What software do most brewers use?

I used a few of the online systems (Hopville, then BrewToad, etc.) until I got tired of the interfaces - I thought they were cumbersome and inefficient, and I had no idea how they were doing their ...
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What software do most brewers use?

I might be quite alone having this opinion, but I generally dislike depending too much on brewing software. To me, having some sort of "magical box" that is supposed to make the decisions, distracts ...
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What are the best Android Apps for homebrewing

For BJCP Info, I use BJCP 2015 Beersmith (lite or full) is a good tool (but I tend to do everything on the PC, so I do not use the app that much). The app allows for recipe formulation, logs and ...
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What is the name for this gigantic dropper or pipe that a person use to suck liquid out of a container?

You can also use a standard cooking baster to transfer liquid to your hydrometer vessel, but I'd recommend one that's made of glass and has a removable rubber bulb.
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Beergun too much O² in bottles?

BeerGuns are for bottling finished beer from a pressurised keg. They're not well suited for fermenter to bottle transfers for conditioning.
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What are the best Android Apps for homebrewing

On my phone the only 3 beer-related apps I have installed are: Jomebrew Beer Stats and Conversions I grabbed this primarily to convert Brix to SG because my refractometer is in Brix. The interface ...
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Adjusting beer recipes to smaller batches

Brewtoad allows you to set the batch size when you're creating or editing recipes. It's not the greatest set of tools, and I find it lacking when it comes to its utility on brewday. With that said it'...
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What software do most brewers use?

I use pencil and paper. I like knowing what's happening and not having to figure out software quirks, plus I also hate brewing with a computer. I find paper is the most versatile as well, you can bend ...
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What software do most brewers use?

Seems I was using Pro Mash at the very beginning with what was then a then a brand spankin new 286 computer... I vaguely remember that it worked well but was not that intuitive. I believe that was ...

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