Brewing Intermediate Kit- with Two 5 Gallon Better Bottle Carboys
- NEW - Starting out equipment
I am just getting into this hobby and wanted some advice on equipment selection. I found a local shop selling 6.5 gallon glass carboy for $25. I "think" this is a good deal and plan on putting t
- About to drive 2 hours to purchase...
I always try to buy locally when possible, so I'm extending that effort to brewing/bottling equipment. However, I see this kit on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Superior-Home-Brew-Beer-Kit/dp/B001BS
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May 3, 2012 at 11:07 AM
Pros: Great price considering two glass carboys are included
Cons: Accompanying DVD is a joke Lacks thermometer and brew kettle
Recommended? YesThe Midwest Supplies Brewing Intermediate Kit is a great deal really for just one reason. That is that it includes two glass carboys along with a lot of other necessary supplies for a starting home brewer.
Instructional Homebrewing DVD
• 2-5 Gallon Glass Carboys
• 6.5 Gallon Plastic Fermenter
• 6.5 Gallon Bottling Bucket with Spigot
• 4 Oz. of Easy Clean No-Rinse Cleanser
• 2 Universal Carboy Bungs
• 2 Airlocks (Keeps air out of the fermenter)
• 8 Inch Funnel
• Hydrometer (Determines alcohol content)
• Bottle Brush
• Carboy Brush
• Black Beauty Bottle Capper
• Bottle Caps
• 2 Liquid Crystal Thermometers
• Bottle Filler
• Fermtech AutoSiphon
• Siphon Tubing
• Shutoff clamp
It does not come with a strainer or kettle thermometer. It also lacks a kettle. Shipping for this was $50 from Midwest to New Hampshire with a strainer and kettle.
Ordering two glass carboys alone with shipping would cost over $100 so I find this to be a pretty good deal.