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Old 12-10-2010, 02:16 AM   #1
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Hi guys,

Im new to brewing and I have never even attempted it before. I know a lot of you probably will tell me to go buy a Mr. Beer or some other kit but I am not interested in that. People told me similar things when I was buying my first motorcycle but I went ahead and bought a 600cc instead of a 250cc because I knew I would be happier with it in the end. I am sure I will have some bumps along the rode if I do buy a larger beer set up to start with but I think it will be better for me.

Like I have already said before I am complete noob to this so I need a lot of help finding the right products to get started. So guys, can you please pick out my equipment for me? Just post links to other sites so I can see what I need.

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Old 12-10-2010, 02:37 AM   #2
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Basic kit for ya man - http://www.midwestsupplies.com/brewi...pment-kit.html

Probably a better idea, in case you want to do more then one batch at a time - http://www.midwestsupplies.com/brewi...e-carboys.html


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Old 12-10-2010, 02:46 AM   #3
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Okay cool does that include everything I need? What about like burners and stuff?
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Old 12-10-2010, 02:51 AM   #4
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I personally dont know of any kits that have burners and pots also. I would check around.
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Old 12-10-2010, 02:55 AM   #5
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no, but you'll need that stuff. i'd go for the intermediate kit to start, based on what you said. for the burners, look for turkey fryers. 55k btu or higher burners ( i have a 58k burner, a 110k burner, and a jet burner) should be cheaper now that thanksgiving is over. look at sporting goods stores for them. some stores have a 58k burner and 28-30 quart pot for around $50.
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Where do you guys get most of your ingredients from?

Also, how does this kit http://www.homebrewers.com/c=tEtxzKQ...gredients.html

compare with the ones Slantedbolt sent me?
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Old 12-10-2010, 03:12 AM   #7
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Also, please let me know about this one http://www.listermann.com/Store/Details.asp?ID=365
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Old 12-10-2010, 11:23 AM   #8
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Austinhomebrew has a kit that you can ADD a pot for 49.99 but no kits are included
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Originally Posted by ljastangs21 View Post
Where do you guys get most of your ingredients from?

Also, how does this kit http://www.homebrewers.com/c=tEtxzKQ...gredients.html

compare with the ones Slantedbolt sent me?
I personally would go with the one I sent you, its cheaper and has more equipment you need.

For Beer ingredients and/or Beer kits, I would check out http://www.austinhomebrew.com/ for premade kits. Thats where I have gotten mine from so far, and they are great.

For just ingredients, I see a lot of people on here talking about http://www.brewmasterswarehouse.com/
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