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Old 11-16-2010, 12:11 AM   #1
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Has anyone heard of these guys? I saw an add in BYO magazine and looked them up. Looks like they have free shipping in the USA and an extra 10% off listed prices with a coupon code (F8SMY91NS7JCC) in honor of their grand opening on 12/1. Here are a couple of examples of their pricing.

Rahr 2 row - $55 per 50lb bag shipped (plus a possible another 10% off).
Fawcett Maris Otter - $69 per 55lb bag shipped (plus a possible another 10% off)

http://www.fiftypoundsack.com/

I notice that they have no address or contact number listed on their website, so that kinda turns me off trying them.



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Old 11-16-2010, 12:12 AM   #2
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Has anyone heard of these guys? I saw an add in BYO magazine and looked them up. Looks like they have free shipping in the USA and an extra 10% off listed prices with a coupon code (F8SMY91NS7JCC) in honor of their grand opening on 12/1. Here are a couple of examples of their pricing.

Rahr 2 row - $55 per 50lb bag shipped (plus a possible another 10% off).
Fawcett Maris Otter - $69 per 55lb bag shipped (plus a possible another 10% off)

http://www.fiftypoundsack.com/

I notice that they have no address or contact number listed on their website, so that kinda turns me off trying them.
I saw the ad in BYO this weekend, and wondered about it. Not great prices, but with the free shipping you'd come out ahead unless you bought the malt locally.


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Old 11-16-2010, 12:42 AM   #3
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So who has the best bulk price's. and Who is a trusted site to order from? for grains.

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I have never really researched buying grain in Bulk before, but my LHBS quoted me recently a price of 48$ for a 50Lb bag of 2-row and I'm sure thats after he put his markup on it

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That's a little expensive - much better to ask your LHBS to add a sack to their next order for you and keep your money in local hands.

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If you have a LHBS, then by all means shop there. The closed shop to me is 100+ miles away. I try to buy in bulk there when I can, but I've ordered the occasional 50 lb sack and overall these prices are decent.

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That's on par with what I get at the LHBS, but I don't have to wait for/pay for shipping.

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That's retail in the Detroit area. Our last Michigan HBT bulk buy we paid 28 plus another 6 for shipping for 55#.

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That's on par with what I get at the LHBS, but I don't have to wait for/pay for shipping.

You have a LHBS

How big is NP now? Its been 25+ yrs since I was there. I was visiting a friends folks in FB.
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How big is NP now? Its been 25+ yrs since I was there. I was visiting a friends folks in FB.
Oh the LHBS is in FB, there's also one in Ester, but it is unreliable. I live on the Fairbanks side of NP and rarely go into the town itself, not much reason to.


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