1000 mL Erlenmeyer Flask

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An excellent all-around yeast starter vessel.

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Erlenmeyer Flask - 1000 mL

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1000 ml borosilicate glass flask is an excellent all-around yeast starter vessel. Takes a #8.5 stopper or 35-45 mm foam stopper - for optimum fit, especially when propagating yeast, we highly recommend using a foam stopper.

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No problems...
I read these reviews as I was ordering a 2000 ml flask today, and was surprised by the reports of breakage. To be fair I ordered my 1000 ml a few years ago and it is a German made one. I have to say this thing has made 30-40 starters at least, and most on an ELECTRIC stove, right on the element, from boil to cold water in seconds and not so much as a crack. Risky, yes, nonetheless I have had excellent luck, not to mention it getting bumped and tossed into a box with the other equipment. Can's speak for everyone else, I just know mine has endured more than it was supposed to. My only gripe is the size and its use being limited to small beers, which is why I am ordering a larger one. I hope I have the same luck.
February 14, 2012
Serves its purpose
I use it mostly as a dehydration vessel since I extract brew works perfect
September 17, 2013
Works as advertised.
It's a Erlenmeyer flask and it arrived in one piece. I got exactly what I ordered and I'm happy. The United brand flask I received is about 8 1/2" tall and the 1000ml mark is about 4 1/2" up from the bottom. A very normal if not generous head space for a 1000ml flask. But, because of a flask's shape there is not much volume up top so boiling foam or krausen can rise high.
December 16, 2010
Good flask for my purposes
I've made quite a few starters with this and had no problems, other than trying to get DMI through the neck of a boiling flask... (not recommended) and boilovers (also not cool, but my fault.) I've cooked it over flame (usually a camp stove outside) and dumped it in an ice bath with no problems.
February 11, 2012
Great product!!
Works great very good quality!!
May 22, 2016
Excellent with stir plate, otherwise you should grab a 2000ml flask
Excellent flask when used with a stir plate, otherwise you should grab a 2000ml flask. As "Matt" suggested, I also found out through various yeast starter calculators that a 1000 ml flask wasn't large enough for the calculator-suggested necessary volume. Don't forget, the liquid yeast adds volume, too!
March 31, 2011
Does the job
This is a basic flask. I wish it fit my standard stopper, which is a little annoying. I haven't had problems with breaking (yet) and have boiled it fine on the stove. I admit that I'm pretty careful with it because of all of the breakage reports.
January 6, 2014
Pay less, get less.
I was excited to make my first yeast starter all of the way up until I filled my flask up to the 1000 ml mark and realized that there was not much head space. Other Erlenmeyer flasks that I have used have had several inches of head space to allow for a full flask that can be safely boiled without much risk of extreme boilover. I ended up decanting about 200 ml of my wort to give myself enough room. This economy model will accurately hold 1000 ml but I would suggest getting a 2000 ml flask if you really want to safely make a full sized starter.
May 31, 2010
Works well just be careful when handling it/cleaning it
The flask arrived intact and did a great job as a vessel for my starter. However upon cleaning it in warm water, I merely bumped it against the side of my sink and it cracked a sizable hole in the flask. Glad I didn't pay more for it, the flask works well just be careful when handling it/cleaning it. Hopefully my next one will get more than one batch of yeast out of it.
May 13, 2013
broke on second use
The glass on these is very thin. I am careful not to go from flame to icewater, but this one broke while I was dipping it in sanitizing solution when I bumped something else.I have a very old 500ml flask that is not a useful size but is much thicker glass. They don't make 'em like they used to. These are not crazy expensive so I'm not too bummed. Just be careful....fragile!
October 25, 2011
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