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Old 04-04-2007, 11:02 PM   #1
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Where's the best place to get a good brew kettle? I'm switiching over to AG this summer and need to get a nice big Kettle. I guess, while I'm at it, where's a good place to get a Cajun Broiler. If I'm doing AG, it's gonna have to be outside. Oh, I'm excited already!

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Old 04-04-2007, 11:58 PM   #2
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check this out since your in boston

I got a turkey fryer at costco a few weeks back, pretty cheap, im not a member so i dont know if they have any left.

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get a sanke and cut the top out. it is 16 gallons, and you will appreciate the boiling room.
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Old 04-05-2007, 12:31 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by Beermaker
get a sanke and cut the top out. it is 16 gallons, and you will appreciate the boiling room.
+1 if you can. otherwise I just bought a 10 gallon kettle from and it's very nice, heavy duty and wide vs. tall which is nice.

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I found a SS turkey frier at walmart... It's only like 7gal though.. Going to make the keggle soon.
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Old 04-05-2007, 02:29 AM   #6
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I would go with at least a 12-14 gallon kettle at a minumum. Not sure if you plan on 5 or 10 gal batches but if you get bigger equipment then you can start off with 5 gal if you want and then you can move up to 10 and not have to spend much money. I am making the jump this weekends and went the sanke keg route. If you can find them they are awesome. But you need to finds a big burner with a big (wide) stand the one I bought I got cheap but ended up modifing it, to be able to fit the keg. Good luck

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