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Yeast Starter Master Kit Featuring the NorEaster Stir Plate
Yeast Starter Master Kit Featuring the NorEaster Stir Plate

Our Price: $96.00


The following items are included with this product:


This kit includes all the basic components needed to start making yeast starters for higher cell counts and stronger fermentation.

The Nor'Easter magnetic stir plate (stirring platform) features a large 8" x 8" stainless steel platform to support just about any size flask you want to throw at it (up to 5 liter) The smooth surface also makes cleanup a breeze if the starter happens to blow out.


Dimensions: 8" x 8" x 3"H
Grounded 3-prong plug on a 38" long cord for use with 120 volt household circuits.
Power On/Off switch with indicator LED.
Rotary knob to smoothly select speed of stirring.
Rubber feet to minimize walking on smooth surfaces.

Also included:
Borosilicate Glass (similar to Pyrex) 2 liter Erlenmeyer Flask.
Teflon-coated magnetic stir bar between 1.25" in length.
One 1 pound bag of Dry Malt Extract
Foam Stopper

For those not familiar with using a flask and stir plate to make a starter, here are some basic steps:

The water/malt extract may be boiled directly in the flask but use extra care to not thermal shock the glass. That means using the lowest flame you can get, at least for the first few minutes and then you can raise it just a bit more. Never use a medium or high flame.

Be careful not to boil over. If you think a boil over makes a mess in a pot, wait until it goes up through a spout.

When you're done boiling for 10 minutes, turn off the heat and let the flask air cool for about 5 minutes. Then you can drop it into a luke warm water bath for a few minutes. Finally, change the water out for cold, then add ice. Skipping these steps may result in shattering the flask.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Good Choice June 23, 2019
Reviewer: Marty Moser from York, PA United States  
Works great; good product.

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5 of 5 Yeast Starter Master Kit June 30, 2018
Reviewer: John Daily from Akron, OH United States  
The NorEaster Stir plate is very high quality; in fact, better built than many of the stir plates used while studying advanced chemistry in college. This kit has all you need to get your brew fermenenting quickly. Only suggestion would be to switch the 2L flask out for a 5L flask.

This kit arrived packaged so well I’d trust their packing skills to send the most fragile items cross country and not worry.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Extremely satisfied!! February 27, 2017
Reviewer: Chris from Smithfield, VA United States  
After getting to use the Yeast Starter Master Kit I couldn't be happier with my purchase. Solid construction and nothing flimsy about it. More than enough space for larger starters, and easy clean up with the stainless top. The adjustable speed allows for any speed setting you could ever possibly need. I HIGHLY recommend this yeast starter kit, and can't say enough good things about Brew Hardware. Thanks for a great product, and always providing Outstanding Customer Service!!!

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