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Double-mesh Stainless Strainer


SKU# 40216

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Features a double layer of stainless mesh for superior filtration.


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This heavy-duty strainer features a double layer of stainless mesh for superior filtration. Stainless steel frame and basket with wood handle, 23.5" overall, 10.25" basket diameter.

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4.7 / 5.0
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Rusted after one use
Was supposed to be stainless steel. I know another review reported rust as well, but I didn't leave it soaking overnight like they did, so I'm not sure why it rusted. There are two layers of mesh, one with larger and one with smaller holes. The larger holed layer rusted, while the smaller holed one is completely fine, along with the rest of the metal parts of the handle and rim. It worked well for one brew, and held a lot of the sediment and aerated the wort perfectly. Just disappointed in the rust, hopefully it was just one quality control issue.
August 13, 2017
4 months ago
Response from Northern Brewer
Stainless Steel is a slightly misleading name. Removal of oxidized stains and even “surface rust” can be done by using a paste made from baking soda and water or a cleaner that contains oxalic acid, such as Bar Keeper's Friend Soft Cleanser.
August 19, 2017
William RStaff
Used it to strain when pouring from kettle to fermenter. It kept out a ton of sludge from getting in there, as well as aerating the wort as I poured.
July 23, 2017
5 months ago
Worked like a champ. I've tried a few other ways but this is by far the best way to strain the wort. It a lot finer than I thought it would be too. You will agree too....
May 5, 2017
7 months ago
used it once so far
worked like a charm. strained out the majority of the trub when transferring to the fermenter.
April 21, 2017
8 months ago
Sturdy strainer
Nice large and sturdy strainer. My complaint would be that a couple of strands of mesh appeared to be rusted after one use, despite supposedly being stainless steel.
March 27, 2017
9 months ago
good size, effective straining for all sorts of stuff
Solid piece of equipment for the price. Sits nicely on top of the brew kettle or bucket when necessary. Burly handle when you need to hold it with a little weight in there. The strainer itself is great for all the brewing materials I've put in there. Cleans up easier than anticipated as well.
February 21, 2017
10 months ago
Awesome Strainer!
Do you want perfectly clear beer without having to run it through a filter? If so, you need to buy this strainer. I use it during my boil to skim unnecessary foam and my beer is crystal clear. I highly recommend this!!!
January 26, 2017
11 months ago
Works great and much better than the strainer I was using.
April 20, 2016
Works Great!
I only wish they came in a variety of sizes.
April 5, 2016
Haven't used it yet.
March 23, 2016
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I received my strainer. Upon opening the box I noticed the coarse screen is on the outside with the fine screen on the inside. What good does coarse screen do if the wort goes through the fine screen first. Is this how the strainer was designed, or is the one I received the one that slipped by quality control? I just can't make sense of it...
A shopper on Jun 4, 2017
BEST ANSWER: That is how mine is too. I agree it doesn't make much sense but if it were the other way sediments would be caught in between the meshes and hard to clean. If it separated for cleaning that would be better with course first and find after. But I don't think with the current set up you would like it reversed. Though I agree the course mesh seems superfluous. Good luck
What is the size of the mesh? (Example 400, 300 microns)
Bart S on Jun 26, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Sorry, I do not know the exact specs of the strainer. But I do know that it is the best strainer I've come across. Depending on what you are straining, it works sometimes too well. It works best when you strain out the large particles first (coarse strainer or strainer bags.... then use the strainer to take care of the fine stuff.
Hi .. I'm going to be brewing some beer soon! What do I use this strainer for? I did buy one from here too with a deluxe brewing kit too with a few more things on the way.

Thank you!
Jeff M on Feb 21, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Hello Jeff,

That strainer has many purposes. One would be using it in a BIAB brew when you sparge your grains. It is also nice to use to filter your wort as it goes into the fermenter. This works best by lining the strainer with a fine mesh bag to catch the trub. It is basically just a great tool for straining out particulate matter from beer.
how do I use it? I'm new here.. thank you
Jeff M on Feb 21, 2016

Thank you for choosing Northern Brewer! The instructions for use of the stainless steel strainer are dependent on what you are using the strainer for. What will you be using it for?
What's the diameter?
John T on Jan 25, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Hello Johnny,

Thank you for choosing Northern Brewer! The diameter of the basket is 10.25". I hope that this helps!

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