Sample Thief - 3 Piece

Sample Thief - 3 Piece

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Drawing samples to monitor the progress of your fermentation is a key part of producing great beer! With this Sample Taker you can easily draw a sample from your narrow-mouth fermentation vessel. 
This sampler lets you keep your beer sanitary while extracting a sample for measuring. It can broken down into three pieces for easier sanitization. 3 plastic pieces with an assembled overall length of 18".
Item # MT350
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Weight 0.19 LBS
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Plastic and easy to clean
James S on Jul 23, 2022
to use accordingly
Remcon on Feb 19, 2021
Plastic and easy to clean
James S on Jul 23, 2022
easier to sample for alcohol% by using hydrometer
Patricia M on Oct 19, 2021
to use accordingly
Remcon on Feb 19, 2021
Juan S on Dec 4, 2020
used this before and works great easy to clean
Darrell L. B on Sep 3, 2020
to sample during secondary.
Derek C on Feb 20, 2020
for sour beer
Monica on Mar 23, 2019
It won't break
Michael B on Dec 9, 2018
it won't shatter.
Marc L on Jul 16, 2018
I liked my glass one, but I'm not careful enough to be trusted with breakables
Mark Todd S on Jul 13, 2018
Need a new one.
Thomas T on Jun 13, 2018
i used my old one in a sour beer
Megan A K on Feb 12, 2018
easier to sample for alcohol% by using hydrometer
Patricia M on Oct 19, 2021
Juan S on Dec 4, 2020

3.1 / 5.0
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Rated 5 out of 5
poly sample taker
bought this poly sample taker for taking samples from barrels, it works well and has no off flavors. good price shipped promptly. thanks!
March 21, 2018
over 6 years ago
Rated 4 out of 5
Good basic thief
I use this all the time. Works fine, wish it would drip a bit less. Often use it for filling that single bottle now and then from a barrel .
February 1, 2018
over 6 years ago
Rated 2 out of 5
I really tried to like this. Easy to clean and I like how it breaks down. Its very messy to use
January 26, 2018
over 6 years ago
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May 27, 2020
Malcolm lieban
Rated 1 out of 5
Went in the garbage after first attempt to use
This one came with a beer kit. It's too short to ft well into the carboy and so in will only exact an ounce or two. On top of that the three piece design compromised the air lock and so it leaks. It's not worth the frustration.
July 12, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5
Convenience outweighs performance
The three pieces don't provide an airtight seal for optimal sample taking, but they do make for easy cleaning and sanitizing. For a piece that is not used with great regularity, I'll overlook slight flaws in performance for the convenience.
May 30, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5
Works great for a while
Works good for a year or two, but it is a softer plastic and will wear over time.

Easy to clean and sanitize, but needs to be replaced every so often.
May 27, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5
Easy to sanitize
Being in 3 pieces makes it easy to sanitize. I love that!
May 14, 2015
Rated 2 out of 5
doesnt hold sample well
Pros- breaks down into 3 parts and is very easy to clean.

Cons- does not hold sample well. It barely fills up to the first 1/3 of the wine thief, and then dribbles out as you're trying to fill your hydrometer. I think something about the 3 part construction keeps it from being airtight and holding a sample. Get yourself a 1 piece construction thief and you'll be a lot happier.
June 8, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5
Doesnt hold to well, the 3 piece design is easy to clean though
May 25, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5
Great tool
This is exactly what it says it is and works well. Mine does leak a little bit, even with a heavy thumb on the top hole, but we are talking small dribbles. I would highly recommend it to anyone who wants to keep their fermentation sanitary while monitoring the progress.
May 23, 2014