Fermentap Dial Thermometer - 3 in. Face x 2.5 in. Probe

Fermentap Dial Thermometer - 3 in. Face x 2.5 in. Probe

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This thermometer will be a great addition to your homebrewing setup. The shorter 2.5" probe works great in a boil kettle or hot liquor tank because it’s easier to work around. Keep in mind that some brewers feel this is too short for a mash tun and prefer a longer thermometer which reaches closer to the center of the mash. (See our MT514 for the same thermometer with a 6" probe.)
Thermometer has an easy-to-read 3" Face, and 1/2" MPT threads on the back to connect to your kettle. The metal stem is durable and won’t break like glass can. Our reviewers agree that this is a great thermometer at a great price! 
Standard Features:
  • All Stainless Construction
  • Fast Response to Temperature Change
  • Hermetically Sealed (Moisture Proof)
  • Within 1% Full Scale Accuracy
  • Easily Calibrated With a Flat Head Screwdriver
  • 316 Stainless Steel Stem Material
  • Temperature range is 20-240F/0-110C. Calibration screw is 1/16th" hex nut.
Item # MT512
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Weight 0.65 LBS
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eliminate need of external thermometer
Megan P on Dec 28, 2022
Fits kettle
Ken D on Mar 2, 2022
eliminate need of external thermometer
Megan P on Dec 28, 2022
I like to know what temp my wort is
Glen S on Apr 23, 2022
Fits kettle
Ken D on Mar 2, 2022
Was supposed to be on the beer deal of the day so I thought I would give it a try
Valued C on Dec 28, 2021
Need it for the kettle I got with you guys!
Jimena L on Sep 29, 2021
to add to my boil kettle after all these years
Jason M on Sep 17, 2021
Suggested Thermometer in Kettle link
Bill Black on Sep 7, 2021
fits my purpose
Dale R on Mar 26, 2021
Price and it fit the kettle from the kit
Matches existing equipment. Lower price
Anthony B on Nov 23, 2020
Correct probe length, stainless steel
Doug S on Oct 2, 2020
Low price
Matthew K on Sep 1, 2020
good reviews. wanted to upgrade my kettle
Brittany A on Aug 15, 2020
Need it for my 8.5 Gal Brewmaster kettle
Mike L on Jul 28, 2020
Ryan K on May 20, 2020
Great thermometer but we're graduating from BIAB mashing.
Matthew P on May 7, 2020
swaping out my old one in my conical fermanter
Will Roldan on Mar 29, 2020
I own the brewmaster kettle
American Flag on Mar 27, 2020
It was the cheapest thermometer available that will fit my kettle, while still allowing use of the wort chiller.
Corey on Jan 6, 2020
Justin D on Nov 30, 2019
Want to monitor my wort temps
Peter Woolsey on Nov 30, 2019
works for my mash tung
Daniel Kelley on Nov 14, 2019
necessary item and price
Lance Johnson on Nov 4, 2019
It fits the kettle I purchased and has good reviews.
Brian on Sep 30, 2019
Good price
Tallman on Sep 20, 2019
We already have one of these. It seems to work OK
Bill S on Aug 28, 2019
Nice to know temp in kettle
Tyler B on Aug 28, 2019
right price
Charlie w on Apr 30, 2019
many reviews
Brian S on Apr 15, 2019
Jeff m on Apr 1, 2019
add to the coupler
Paul H on Feb 4, 2019
I like to know what temp my wort is
Glen S on Apr 23, 2022
Was supposed to be on the beer deal of the day so I thought I would give it a try
Valued C on Dec 28, 2021
Does it include mounting hardware?
David Simmons on Mar 26, 2018

4.5 / 5.0
22 Reviews
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Rated 5 out of 5
Works just like it did 10 yrs ago when I bought it
I've had this going on 10 years now. Works reliably and as intended. The materials used have not shown any sign of degradation and still work as good as it did through hundreds of brews. I use this as my after boil chill loop to make sure wort is good temp before sending it to the fermenter. - magicalpancake
December 11, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5
Fits 8.5 Gallon Brewmaster Stainless Steel Brew Kettle
Fits perfectly, and gives an accurate readout of the temperature.
January 31, 2022
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Mounted in kettle and works well. Mounting hardware included.
May 19, 2021
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
I haven't brewed with it yet, just boiled 10 gallons of water to calibrate it. It was spot on! Used a burner that was too small so it took almost an hour and a half to get boiling and no condensation behind the glass on the face.
September 6, 2020
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Thermometer was very useful in the cooking process. It was right on 212 degrees. I was also impressed in the fact that no water had entered thermometer when I put underwater during cooling process. Highly recommended if you are a beginner.
Getting kettle up to boiling point.
Getting kettle up to boiling point.
April 10, 2020
over 4 years ago
Rated 1 out of 5
I thought it would of came with some type of washers, it did not. I could not get it to fit on my Ss kettle. Lesson learned, do not use inferior product on quality product to try and save some money. Now I am stuck with this item because it will cost me almost what it is worth to ship it back just to be credited.
August 5, 2019
over 5 years ago
Response from MoreFlavor
Thank you for the review, Roger! This thermometer does not come with any washers or o-rings. If you're experiencing leaks, we always recommend using some Teflon tape around the threads to create a tighter seal.
August 5, 2019
Graciela H
Rated 5 out of 5
Great thermo - this one too short for MT
These are great thermometers. Easy to adjust (but a little too easy to mess up - don't turn it by the "face" when installing). They also do not come with an allen-wrench to adjust and the one you need is very small. You should also purchase one of morebeer's spirits based thermos to use as a calibration tool for this thermo.

The only thing I'd caution about this one in particular is the probe length. It's too short for a mashtun. I was getting a lot of temperature drop over an hour because it wasn't penetrating deep enough into the mash. A 6" prob solved that and my mash temps are now solid.

February 19, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5
i have this connected to my counterflow with a tee fitting, it is easy to read the temp of the chilled wort as it exits.
May 28, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5
Must have...
Bought this to use with the kettle in starter kit #4 as per most everyone else's reviews. Glad I did. It's the perfect size to use with the wort chiller. Numbers are easy to read, and seems to respond pretty much instantly.
May 27, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5
Got some condensation inside right away
Right away it got a little foggy right around mashing temps, and it's been that way ever since. Otherwise pretty reliable. Just takes some effort to read it.
May 9, 2015