Breakdown Test Jar

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SKU# 7404

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This 12" plastic Breakdown Test Jar makes taking hydrometer readings of wine or wort easy.

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Breakdown Test Jar - Hydrometer Test Jar - Wort Testing

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Product Details

Plastic, 12" tall. Clear column screws into the base to form a watertight seal. Disassemble for cleaning, storage, shipping, etc. Will acommodate standard-size hydrometers or thermohydrometers. Not recommended for use with distilled spirits. See our Glass Hydrometer Test Jar for that application.

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December 14, 2015
Great
Have used it for years with absolutely no issues. Much better than the last one I had, and easy to take apart and clean. Why put your hydrometer in your finished beer when you can draw a sample into the test jar!
November 11, 2010
Excellent and inexpensive
I have used mine for several years without any problems. At least 20 batches, probably more. Easy to clean, no leaks, and durable.
October 11, 2010
Works Well
I haven't had any problems with mine works great easy to clean, and no problems seeing hydro...
January 14, 2014
NO problems in 4 years
I've been using the same one since I started brewing 4 years ago. I always take care not to drop it from a very high distance into the testing container. Dropping them too hard can cause the glass to break, but if you're careful, no problems.
November 15, 2013
Works Great for Me
Maybe there is a quality control problem with these jars. Mine works just like advertized. No leaks and no cracks after two months use.Mine is a clear plastic tube glued onto a cream colored plastic threaded part that screws into the silver plastic base. Looks simple and easy to fix if necessary.Maybe the high alcohol content attacked one of the plastics.Mine was made by Ace Plastics, Vancover, B.C.
April 15, 2011
No problems
This does double duty, first you measure OG/FG then you get a taste. Mine is put together well and have had no problems.
October 1, 2013
RJA
Works great as expected. The removable base makes it easier to store in my brew drawer.
September 6, 2016
Works great
I use this test jar for all my SG measurements, so far it's worked great for me. Very easy to clean and has never leaked in 50+ uses. Not the most resilient thing in the world (I cracked the top of mine a little), but very nice to have.
February 8, 2010
Okay, but never clean with isopropyl alcohol
As stated by others, this tube will literally disintegrate if you attempt to clean it with (isopropyl) rubbing alcohol, and it will be ruined. Other than that, it's okay, but scratches easily.
July 9, 2012
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Is the clear part open on both ends and has to be screwed in to the base to hold the sample or is it sealed on one end (glued or formed)? and it just screws to the base to hold it? For those who say it leaked, where exactly does it leak from?
C H on Mar 29, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Carl,

This test jar is open on both ends until you screw it into the base. I would think the leaking issue some are reporting is from not screwing it together tightly enough.

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