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Old 11-18-2005, 01:03 AM   #11
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also try www.northernbrewer.com. i think my first extract kit was a Coopers Old ale? also, get pellet hops to add to the boil. those pre-hopped extract kits don't have enough to make a noticable difference. it will help w/ bitterness and aroma.

try www.byo.com and do a search for homebrew shops. they list 'em all over the country.

good luck and keep us posted!

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Old 11-18-2005, 02:50 AM   #12
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I found these looking online. Don't know how close or anything else about them though.

Casey's Liquors/Chicago Homebrew Supplies
1444 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL
Phone: (800) 213-BEER
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Sam's Wine & Liquors
Chicago, IL
Phone: (800) 777-9137
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Sam's Wine and Liquors
1000 West North Avenue
Chicago, IL
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Bev-Art
10035 S. Western Ave.
Chicago
773-233-7579

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Old 11-18-2005, 03:48 AM   #13
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right on denny. the only one i kept coming up w/ was Bev-Art way on the south side. but Casey's is right by my buddies place. i will definately check it out this weekend. im really looking for a glass carboy, hope they have them. thanks again.

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Old 11-18-2005, 04:03 AM   #14
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No problem. Hope it works out for you!

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Old 11-18-2005, 04:16 AM   #15
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Im in the northwest suburbs of chicago. i have been trying to locate a local supply shop but the only one i have found is some 25 miles away. im sure there has to be one closer, its chicago. what online venders do you guys like dealing with?
You're in my neck of the woods.
Try any of these.
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Old 11-18-2005, 01:59 PM   #16
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And I'm stuck here with 1.5 HBS's??

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Old 11-18-2005, 02:03 PM   #17
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About 1.5 is all we've got too, and I'm pretty sure Houston is a bit bigger than Fuquay-Varina.

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Old 11-18-2005, 02:09 PM   #18
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I was taking into account my willingness to drive anywhere in the greater Triangle area of ~1M (still smaller than greater Houston, but dang!).

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Old 11-18-2005, 02:17 PM   #19
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You want to open a shop with me, BeeGee? We could have it open in the evenings to get all the business that American Brewmaster misses with their restricted hours.

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Sounds good to me...could be a good gig! It seems like the last time I was in AB I remember seeing something about them staying open later one night and thinking I could actually get there after work without a special weekend trip, but for the life of me I can't remember the details.

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