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Old 03-10-2009, 02:48 AM   #21
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I just found this while doing a surf today. I don't know about you guys, but this is about as good as it gets. I don't know how expensive the shipping is, or what the minimum is for this, but $2.25/lb for Breiss DME is the best I've seen, other than the 50# orders from the place in Chicago.

Larrys' Brewing Supply in Kent, WA - catalog - Bulk Malt Extract
Actually I think thats LME
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Old 03-10-2009, 03:42 AM   #22
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Damn, I made this mistake too!

Well, if something seems too good to be true, it probably is, eh?

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Old 03-10-2009, 03:55 AM   #23
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Damn, I made this mistake too!

Well, if something seems too good to be true, it probably is, eh?
No problem, I started looking round the site after you posted and barely noticed it myself.

DME is closer to 3.17 there though sadly.

Anyone in chicago wanna split a 50 lb bag?
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Old 10-23-2009, 02:37 PM   #24
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If you want DME prepackaged and low cost, DMEmart.com does a pretty good job. 3Lbs $10.89 - you gotta buy 18 pounds at a wack, but they ship it free.


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I think we have a better deal on DME than DMEmart.

Here is a link:
http://www.austinhomebrew.com/index.php?cPath=178_21_72_615
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Old 10-23-2009, 04:40 PM   #25
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i dont know, seems like dmemart is cheaper since they have free shipping.

i mentioned it in other threads but it still hasnt caught on, north country malt is the cheapest

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Old 10-24-2009, 02:34 AM   #26
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DMEmart 18 pounds DME= $71.94

www.austinhomebrew.com 18 pounds DME= $63.99

and only $7.99 flat rate shipping. So if you want more items than DME you don't pay any additional shipping than $7.99

Many people are fooled by the free shipping offer. It doesn't make it a better deal.

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sorry, austin is correct. i was refering to this point without actually visiting dmemart.com


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If you want DME prepackaged and low cost, DMEmart.com does a pretty good job. 3Lbs $10.89 - you gotta buy 18 pounds at a wack, but they ship it free.

if 3lbs were 10.89 with free shipping, 18 pounds would be (6*10.89)=$65.34

but if you visit the website, 18pounds is $71.94, or $11.97 per 3pounds
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Old 12-03-2009, 02:32 PM   #28
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MidCountry Malt supply in the Chicago area has DME for $98 for 50 pounds, UPS to Michigan added about $12-14. That's cheap!
2nd that -- they have a horrible website and you have to do it by phone, but I just ordered 50LB briess pilsen light DME for $98+17.50 tax to mid OH.

That's $2.31/# to my door!

I think the explanation on this place is that they aren't so much a homebrew mega mart as they are a true super-bulk distributor (to major micro-breweries including dogfish head), hence the minimal customer service but best prices.
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anyone know if midcountry has any other kinds of dme besides light and pilsen?

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anyone know if midcountry has any other kinds of dme besides light and pilsen?
When I called and talked to them yesterday they did not. That was North Country, but I'm pretty sure its consistent across the board. You can generally achieve the desired flavors and color from amber and dark dme with steeping grains. If you don't have beersmith, Brewmasters Warehouse's Brew Builder would be an excellent source for you to go and attempt to figure out how much grain to use. Searching the forums here will turn up which dark grains are in amber and dark, as I cant remember them off the top of my head.
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