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Old 10-04-2009, 02:56 PM   #1
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Well, we just added another 8 bags of grain to our pantry and are pretty stocked up for now (thanks again Rommel!), but I have an idea for the future: what about a perpetual 'shopping list' for those of us in the area? Whenever one of us is in need of grain, we could add it to the list, and place an order when we reach pallet quantity. This way we wouldn't have to be watching the forum like hawks for someone to take initiative on a bulk buy, worried that we'll miss the opportunity. Yay? Nay?

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Bohdan987: 2 x CMC 2002 2 row, 1 x BRD 0758 Maris Otter = $92.53

NoVa: 1 x CMC 2002 2 row, 1 x BRD 0758 Maris Otter = $65.73 xxx paid

ajf: 2 x TF T101 Maris Otter = $82.28 xxx paid

badcoffee: 1/2 x CMC 4007 Rye = $14.79 xxx paid

shecky: 2 x CMC 2002 2 row, 1 x TF T101 Maris Otter, 1/4 x GWMC GW-C60 crystal, 1/3 x CMC 4074 Wheat = $103.83 xxx paid

magnj: 1 x CMC 2002 2 row, 1/4 x GWMC GW-C60 crystal 60, 1/3 x GB GB501 Honey Malt, 2/9 x CMC 4074 Wheat = $55.31 xxx paid

HopheadNJ: 1 x CMC 2002 2 row, 1 x BRD 0758 Maris Otter = $65.73 xxx paid

pickledherring: 1 x CMC 4074 Wheat, 1 x BM B101 - Pilsen, 1 x BRD 0758 Maris Otter, 1 x TF T101 Maris Otter, 1 x TF T106 Golden Promise, 1 x TF T105 Pearl, 1/3 GB GB501 Honey Malt, 1/3 x FB F401 Special Aromatic, 1/2 x BM B401 Acidulated = $270.11 xxx paid

jaginger: 1 x BRD 0758 Maris Otter, 1/4 x GWMC GW-C60 crystal 60 = $46.98 xxx paid

rmullins: 1 x CMC 2002 2 row, 1 x BRD 0758 Maris Otter = $65.73 xxx paid

flananuts: 2 x CMC 2002 2 row, 1 x BRD 0758 Maris Otter, 1/4 x GWMC GW-C60 crystal, 1/9 x CMC 4074 Wheat = $103.86 xxx paid

wilserbrewer: 1 x CMC 2002 2 row, 1 x CMC 2060 pale, 1/3 GB GB501 Honey Malt, 1/3 x GWMC GW-C60 crystal 60, 1/3 x CMC 4074 Wheat = $88.62 xxx paid

Lenny2884: 1 x CMC 2060 pale = $27.35 xxx paid

joshuafields: 1 x OIO=BRI rice hulls, 1 1/2 x CMC 4007 rye, 2/3 x GWMC GW-C60 crystal 60, 2/3 x FB F401 Special Aromatic, 1/2 x BM B401 Acidulated, 1 x BRD 0194 chocolate, 1 x BRD 0196 Roasted Barley, 1 x OIO OIO-FC1 Flaked Corn, 1 x CR-DEXTR50 dextrose

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Old 10-08-2009, 04:26 PM   #2
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Big yay, I love this idea. Considering how quickly these pallets filled up there could be orders fairly frequently.
I think there would have to be a pool of people who are able and willing to accept the orders so no one person is overly burdened.

Any other opinions on this?

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Old 10-08-2009, 04:47 PM   #3
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I would be able to receive a future order. We used the loading dock at my studio in Brooklyn to receive the order BadCoffee organized a little while back. Maybe one way to handle it is that the person who is ordering the most bags can manage the order.

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I'm up for it. Although from the sound of it, Josh, you've been brewing way more than I have. I have 4 untouched bags from last time...

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I'd be up for this too, but I'm sure the sacks I got this last time will last for quite a while. Hopefully not, but they prolly will.

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Old 12-25-2009, 06:41 AM   #6
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I know we're in need of a bag of rye, maybe some crystal 40 or 60, some rice hulls... anyone else in the NYC vicinity need grain? It's winter, what else ya got to do?

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I am in Brooklyn and I would like to get in on this.

Where is it ordered from? Is there any way I could see whats available?

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I am in Brooklyn and I would like to get in on this. Where is it ordered from? Is there any way I could see whats available?
We order from North Country Malt Supply. Go here:

http://www.countrymaltgroup.com/pricing/index.asp

If prompted to enter a password to see the pricing, it is "greatmalt".
Then download the North Country price book under the heading "Other Pricing". We'd be ordering whole bags (50-55 lb each). The pricing will either be in the 1000# or 2200-4000# column. I think they can fit 40 bags on a pallet. Delivery is around $200, so factor in roughly $5 per bag shipping (depending on total number of bags ordered).

We used to spend at least $30 for a 5-gallon batch. Since we started buying in bulk, we can now make about 15 gallons for the same price. Get your bulk on!
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iam down for a bag or two. i havent desided of what, yet.

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iam down for a bag or two. i havent desided of what, yet.
+1. Just got a BC for Christmas so it's time to start buying bulk.
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