Happy HolidaySs Giveaway - Last Sponsor Giveaway of the Year!

Come Enter the BrewDeals/FastFerment Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Community > Brewing Events & Local Gatherings > Great Lakes USA > Ohio HomeBrew Forum > Central Ohio Group Buy?
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-13-2012, 07:49 PM   #11
Hugh_Jass
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 1,961
Liked 28 Times on 27 Posts
Likes Given: 15

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Wolfhound180 View Post
I don't even have a source, I was just looking if people would be interested in one. I have been looking for a group buy in the area for awhile and haven't seen anything.
I've run several group buys through MCM. IIRC, we capped it at 100 bags. I'll probably run one again in the fall. Several folks from your area participated in the last one. I know it's much help for you now, though. If you can wait until fall, I always advertise the buy here.
__________________
Quote:
"My new company is going to sell Aqua-infused(tm), Alphabetamashed(tm), Wortboiled(tm), Multihops Brewed(tm), Saccharomented(tm), Lageriffic(tm) beer. - Bobby_M
Pigs are fantastic creatures. They convert vegetables into bacon.
Hugh_Jass is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-13-2012, 11:54 PM   #12
Wolfhound180
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
 
Wolfhound180's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Quantico, Virginia
Posts: 408
Liked 17 Times on 15 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hugh_Jass

I've run several group buys through MCM. IIRC, we capped it at 100 bags. I'll probably run one again in the fall. Several folks from your area participated in the last one. I know it's much help for you now, though. If you can wait until fall, I always advertise the buy here.
That's good news. I will definitely be getting in on that one.
__________________
Wolfhound180 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-20-2012, 01:22 PM   #13
Dolomieu
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Dolomieu's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Posts: 764
Liked 61 Times on 54 Posts
Likes Given: 117

Default

i'd be down to jump in on that fall group buy as well. I also do know a guy here in columbus that gets a pallet of two row and could probably point us in the right direction for a vendor.

Also I've heard that there is a brewery here in town that will sell some of their 2 row. I haven't contacted them my self but i have heard it from two other homebrewers. Not sure what the secret password is but the price they quoted was cheaper than gentiles.

Most every other option is cheaper than gentiles. If it weren't for mama mimi's and convenience................

__________________

Draft beer, Not me!!! - Belching Penguin

Dolomieu is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-11-2012, 01:36 AM   #14
DubBrew
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
DubBrew's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Posts: 383
Liked 18 Times on 9 Posts
Likes Given: 5

Default

Add me to any potential list for a grain group by in the Columbus area. I'm definitely interested.

__________________
Kegged: Saison, Blonde Ale, Berliner Weisse, Hard Cider
Bottled: RIS, Riesling, Zinfandel
Primary: Dortmunder
Primary: Robust Porter
Next Up: Flander's Red

http://twitter.com/Tom_Ayers
Untappd: DubBrew
BJCP Certified
DubBrew is online now
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-11-2012, 04:39 AM   #15
bjl110
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Chillicothe, Ohio
Posts: 386
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

Default

I'm in Chillicothe and would be down for a buy. I'm definitely going to try and get in on the one this fall.

FWIW you can get 2row from Neilhousebrewery for 50 bucks. A little cheaper than Gentiles. Some of their grains are significantly cheaper, especially if you buy 10+ lbs anyway. Their hours kinda suck though, but I guess if you can't make money why be open.

http://neilhousebrewery.com/shop/index.html

__________________
Fermenting/Aging:Williamette Pale
Bottled: BDSA, Brandon's Brown
On Deck: Birthday IIPA
Thinking About: Oak Aged Stout, BDSA
Oh Lisa, you and your stories. Bart is a vampire, beer kills braincells. Now let's all go back to that ...building...thingy...where our beds and TV...is. - Homer
bjl110 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-11-2012, 01:36 PM   #16
DubBrew
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
DubBrew's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Posts: 383
Liked 18 Times on 9 Posts
Likes Given: 5

Default

I've had terrible luck with neilhouse and their inventory. I've been there three or four times and they are always out of basic things. One time no two row sacks, another no basic American ale liquid yeast. It just drove me nuts that I was wasting trips so I started going to gentiles for my sacks. Plus gentiles supports the local brew club. I got a sack of 2 row there for 49 bucks.

__________________
Kegged: Saison, Blonde Ale, Berliner Weisse, Hard Cider
Bottled: RIS, Riesling, Zinfandel
Primary: Dortmunder
Primary: Robust Porter
Next Up: Flander's Red

http://twitter.com/Tom_Ayers
Untappd: DubBrew
BJCP Certified
DubBrew is online now
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-11-2012, 05:14 PM   #17
bjl110
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Chillicothe, Ohio
Posts: 386
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

Default

They've only not had what I wanted (US05, which is also pretty standard) once, so that hasn't been that bad for me. I can definitely see how they would be like that though. However, the only day I can get there is Saturday, but they seem to always have something else going on and close the shop. A trip up from Chilli and when you walk up the door is locked sucks.

__________________
Fermenting/Aging:Williamette Pale
Bottled: BDSA, Brandon's Brown
On Deck: Birthday IIPA
Thinking About: Oak Aged Stout, BDSA
Oh Lisa, you and your stories. Bart is a vampire, beer kills braincells. Now let's all go back to that ...building...thingy...where our beds and TV...is. - Homer
bjl110 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-11-2012, 06:17 PM   #18
Wolfhound180
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
 
Wolfhound180's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Quantico, Virginia
Posts: 408
Liked 17 Times on 15 Posts

Default

Yea Neilhouse's hours are interesting but I like to hang out there with those guys. I go to Gentiles a lot more simply because it's so close to campus. Hops and yeast are much cheaper to buy online though. Gentiles has the best selection in Columbus that I have found so far.

I really wish that I had the time to set up a group buy because I just spent 53.99 on a sack of pale malt. It hurts!

__________________
Wolfhound180 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-16-2012, 11:54 PM   #19
Dolomieu
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Dolomieu's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Posts: 764
Liked 61 Times on 54 Posts
Likes Given: 117

Default

I just got back from chicago, and on the way out and back i stopped at a place called great fermentations. So jealous we dont have a place like that in columbus. Got two all grain kits for under 30 yeast and all. One is an iba.

Maybe we should just start a homebrew co-op.

__________________

Draft beer, Not me!!! - Belching Penguin

Dolomieu is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-17-2012, 12:37 AM   #20
TheBreweryUnderground
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Posts: 334
Liked 13 Times on 12 Posts
Likes Given: 9

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dolomieu
I just got back from chicago, and on the way out and back i stopped at a place called great fermentations. So jealous we dont have a place like that in columbus. Got two all grain kits for under 30 yeast and all. One is an iba.

Maybe we should just start a homebrew co-op.
+1 just need some storage space with a truck ramp or forklift and to register as a "homebrew shop". Or maybe SODZ should just do this.

Also how about a community hop garden?
__________________

“… Besides, the Word is the principal part of baptism. If in an emergency there’s no water at hand, it doesn’t matter whether water or beer is used.” ~Martin Luther

TheBreweryUnderground is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools




Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS