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Old 12-11-2008, 02:05 PM   #11
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hahaha... i think i'm up for the challenge!

i love me some Sam Adams! ... always a good decision!

...those Northern Brewer kits look really nice too... decisions decisions!

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Old 12-11-2008, 03:04 PM   #12
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Don't forget about a brew kettle as well. That kit, like most, doesn't include a kettle.

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Old 12-11-2008, 07:09 PM   #13
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I got my kit at MoreBeer.com. They have two beginner kits, one for 70 bucks and one for 99. Both come with a bottling bucket and a fermenter. I went with the carboy one and all you really need after that is a brew pot. The second kit in this thread looked good but it seemed like it was 50 bucks more for just a secondary fermenter.

P.S. MoreBeer has free shipping on orders over 59 bucks.

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Old 12-11-2008, 11:33 PM   #14
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Don't forget about a brew kettle as well. That kit, like most, doesn't include a kettle.
...i've got a couple of large kettles to use, i think i'm all set there!

thanks again for all of the advise!

i'm sure i'll have all kinds of questions once i actually start a batch, which will be real soon!
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Old 12-12-2008, 01:31 AM   #15
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As for the glass or plastic carboy that is more personal preference than anything. You have to be more careful cleaning the plastic ones but they are much lighter.

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