This stainless steel steeping ball with chain is a handy accessory for any brewer. The stainless steel is durable and heat resistant for use in your kettle and is easy to sanitize for use in your fermenter. The 3″ mesh ball holds hops (pellet or flower) during the boil or dry hop. Helps reduce sediment and trub in your batch. Still allows for the release of hop flavor and aroma.