This thermometer is suitable for all brewing and cheesemaking functions (but please keep them separate). Important Note: When measuring the temperature please ensure that the two indentation points found on the lower half of the thermometer stem are fully submerged in the liquid. If these points are not covered in the liquid, you will not be able to obtain an accurate temperature reading. Measures in Celcius and Farenheit -range from -10C (0'F.) up to 100C (220'F) This thermometer has a clip to attach the thermometer to a pot or cheese vat.