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Old 08-22-2012, 01:13 PM   #11
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http://www.homebrewing.org/Cereal-Ki...html?AffId=160

This one comes with a 7 lbs hopper and a base. I cant tell you how well the mill works but it looks like a good deal.
price only matters in the absence of value.


OP...I am also about to buy a grain mill. I am more concerned about how well one will stand up over time than I am about cost. How much money is it going to save you to buy an 80 dollar mill that craps out and makes you realized you should have spend 60 bucks more the first time around.

Im leaning towards the monster mill 2.

 
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Old 08-22-2012, 07:10 PM   #12
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+1 for the Corona. I didn't motorize it because I like adding a physical component to brewing beer. A homebrew tastes great after crushing 12lbs of grain by hand!

 
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Old 08-22-2012, 07:11 PM   #13
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Thanks for the recommendations.

I ended up paying a few extra and going with the Midwest Barley Crusher w/7lb hopper. Seems like a very solid mill that will last a lifetime.
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Old 08-22-2012, 07:21 PM   #14
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Thanks for the recommendations.

I ended up paying a few extra and going with the Midwest Barley Crusher w/7lb hopper. Seems like a very solid mill that will last a lifetime.
I don't know about a lifetime, but I've got over 100 10-gallon batches on mine.

 
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Old 08-22-2012, 07:22 PM   #15
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+1 for the Corona. I didn't motorize it because I like adding a physical component to brewing beer. A homebrew tastes great after crushing 12lbs of grain by hand!
yea if you can lift the glass!!

also corona FTW! cheap and descreate also made a mount in a bucket inside a bucket to house thegrinder and keep all the dust contained, couple buck upgrade and im sure ill never have to replace it!
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Old 08-22-2012, 07:32 PM   #16
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+1 for the Corona. I didn't motorize it because I like adding a physical component to brewing beer. A homebrew tastes great after crushing 12lbs of grain by hand!
Physical component...you mean like lifting 5 gallons of water and 12 pounds of grain?

 
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Old 08-23-2012, 02:10 AM   #17
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+1 for the Corona. I didn't motorize it because I like adding a physical component to brewing beer. A homebrew tastes great after crushing 12lbs of grain by hand!
This is the job I save for my bro when he comes up to help me. You want beer bro? You gotta earn it! Anyone else use a milk jug for a hopper? Cut the top and bottom off the jug, duct tape to the inside of the "hopper" and you're in business! FUGLY as it is, I'm proud of my junker.
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