Resist the urge to drill into your maples with that crusty old bit from the bottom of the toolbox. Bacteria is one of the biggest foes in maple syrup production and can cause off-tasting syrup and even a decrease in sap production. This stainless steel bit will help prevent oils and bacteria from entering your tap hole. Just like our stainless-steel taps, you can boil this bit to clean it before each season. NEW!