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Big Mouth Bubbler® Depth Charge™

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Big Mouth Bubbler® Depth Charge™

SKU: 43144

Unleash an explosion of flavors with the Depth Charge™ Stainless Steel Infuser (Patent Pending) for Big Mouth Bubbler®. Easy to clean and sanitize, the stainless steel mesh delivers a blast of dry hops, fruit, oak chips, or spices directly into your beer or wine while minimizing the mess. Easily control flavorings to maximize their punch, without the risk of over-extraction. The Depth Charge is a great addition to the Big Mouth Bubbler® arsenal. And it's designed for both plastic and glass.

Drop the Depth Charge™ into your next batch.

Note: Big Mouth Bubbler® fermenter is NOT included.
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Unleash an explosion of flavors with the Depth Charge™ Stainless Steel Infuser for Big Mouth Bubbler®. Easy to clean and sanitize, the stainless steel mesh delivers a blast of dry hops, fruit, oak chips, or spices directly into your beer or wine while minimizing the mess. Easily control flavorings to maximize their punch, without the risk of over-extraction.

The unique design allows the mesh basket to be removed at any time, perfect for creating a custom flavor schedule and the removal of nearly all trub material before racking. Never worry about floating specks in your bottles or clogged keg dip tubes ever again. A custom punch-down tool enables regular agitation of the flavorings and helps squeeze every tasty drop from the infuser, without disturbing the rest of the batch. Less wasted beer and wine. More flavor and experimentation. Any infusion you can think of.

Drop the Depth Charge™ into your next batch.

Dimensions:
Lid Port: 3.46"
Screen Dimensions: 3.875" OD, 14.5" H, 300 Micron mesh, 316 Stainless Steel
Max capacity 2oz of whole leaf hops

Patent Pending

The Depth Charge is compatible with Big Mouth Bubbler® Plastic, EVO2 Glass Big Mouth Bubbler®, and the first generation 6.5 Gallon Glass Big Mouth Bubbler®. It is not compatible with the first generation 5 Gallon Glass Big Mouth Bubbler®.


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Great Concept, Too bad I can't use it
I am an early adopter and have several of the Big Mouth Bubblers, however they are all the EVO1's. What the description fails to note is that this only works with the EVO2 Big Mouth bubblers as the cage is too long.

Sucks too as I was hoping to use this to dry hop an IPA. Oh well, back to good ole' fashion cheap muslin bags.
January 6, 2017
Purchased
10 months ago
Response from Midwest Supplies
We are sorry that we missed that bit of crucial information upon our initial release of the Depth Charge. We have changed the information above that the Depth Charge does not work with 5 Gallon First generation Glass Big Mouth Bubbler. We will be in touch very soon to see how we can help with the dry-hopping of that IPA.
January 20, 2017
Todd JStaff
First Time User
Just used this drop-in dry hop screen with the Fresh Squished IPA kit from Midwest. It did a great job in keeping all but the finest of the hop sediment inside the mesh cylinder. Looking forward to taste testing this beer in a week or so! My only warning is to be careful cleaning the inside of the cylinder. I reached in to wash it and sliced by finger on some wire frays that were poking out inside along the seam. Not a huge deal, just be aware and careful as you reach in to wash it out.
May 16, 2017
Purchased
7 months ago
Great idea, poor executuion
Purchased & returned depth charge due to poor screen assembly. Offered screen is also to porous for pellet hops. Needs a 50 gauge screen rather than a 300-400 gauge screen. Acceptable for leaf hops.
April 4, 2017
Very useful.
This product worked very well in helping keep the oak bits in for wine formenting.
January 30, 2017
Purchased
10 months ago
Excellent Addition
I bought two of these a couple months back and have used them both for dry hopping IPAs and for holding hops during the boil. They work great and reduce the hop particles in my finished product! A great addition to my brewhouse!
February 27, 2017
Purchased
9 months ago
Great dry hop addition tool
This product is great! Helps reduce loss with aggressive dry hopping in secondary.
November 12, 2017
Purchased
8 months ago
Dearth charger- Great and innovative
Love the dearth charge. Got two and very innovative idea. Makes dry hopping and wood aging so much easier
February 2, 2017
Purchased
10 months ago
So glad someone came up with this great tool works wonderfully
April 3, 2017
Purchased
8 months ago
No way to attach a thermowell.
If you buy this you can not use a thermowell to control the temperature. If they make a different lid this would be 100% amazing.
May 17, 2017
Purchased
7 months ago
Nice,but has a serious shortcoming
I love the way this piece of equipment works and how it keeps my beer clearer. my only complaint is that I had to resort to using cinch straps keep the unit in place. even reverse the Rubber seal does not prevent the unit from backing out of my bubbler. I wish they could come up with a better system for installing it.
May 22, 2017
Purchased
7 months ago
Customer Q&A
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What are the dimensions of the screen?
A shopper on Nov 28, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Screen Dimensions: 3.875" OD, 14.5" H
300 Micron mesh
Would this be able to survive a boil? Possibly as a hop-spider substitute?
A shopper on Jan 18, 2017
BEST ANSWER: You would have to modify the mesh cylinder to use it as a hop-spider. I have a hop spider I made out of a 3in to 4in PVC, a mesh bag, a large hose clamp and some carriage bolts that works quite nicely and is much less expensive than risking ruining a nice tool for dry hopping.
I got one of these in May of last year; will it work with the Depth Charge or is the EVO 1/2-thing an issue? Thank you.
A shopper on Mar 23, 2017
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BEST ANSWER: The depth charger will work with either the plastic or glass BMB as long as you have the lid that came with the depth charger as it's different than the standard lid on the bmb.
Will the depth charger keep pellet hops from getting into my beer during dry hop? Or is the screen too porous for pellet hops? Thank you
John M on Apr 4, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I recently purchased the Depth Charge and have used it twice. I brew 10G batches and split my fermentation between two fermenters. I did an IPA that dry-hops with about 5 oz of hops in each 5G ferementer. I staggered my dry hopping so the first was kegged before I dry hopped the second.

The hops were so packed that I could not use the flat end of the ramrod to push them around. I am happy to report that the Depth Charge kept hop particles out of my beer. It does have a bit of a haze, as you would expect from a NE style IPA, but otherwise clear.
I need to modify my silicone lid insert to accommodate a thermowell (I'm going to drill a hole in it). Do you sell replacement lid inserts (incase something goes wrong or I end up deciding I don't want to use a thermowell)?
Jonah D on Aug 29, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Hi there, we don't sell replacement lids for this. Cheers!
I need to modify the silicone lid insert to accommodate a thermowell. Are replacement inserts available (incase I decide later not to use the thermowell or something goes wrong during modifications)?
A shopper on Aug 29, 2017

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