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Old 07-29-2007, 04:59 AM   #1
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Default Stainless or aluminum pot

Looking at getting a turkey fryer. There is a pretty good price difference and I'm cheap, between stainless steel and aluminum. What's the difference in the final beer and how it's brewed?

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Old 07-29-2007, 05:07 AM   #2
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Matt, this topic has been done to death. Taste, health concerns, wear, corrosion, and many other issues have been discussed ad nauseum in several threads. Try doing a search and reading through a few of them and see if you can't find your answer there. It might save you a bit of time and some groaning from the regulars.


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Old 07-29-2007, 12:11 PM   #3
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IMHO the only thing that makes SS more desirable is its durability because it sure as hell is not its thermal conductivity. Aluminum kicks its a$$ in that regard.
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Old 07-29-2007, 03:38 PM   #4
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Uhh... the beer you make will be cheaper?!
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Old 07-29-2007, 11:32 PM   #6
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Okay, so I just showed my a$$ for the first time on this particular forum. Thanks for the reminder of the search technique. Gonna go search now.....

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Old 07-29-2007, 11:47 PM   #7
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Sorry - no matches. Please try some different terms.

WTH? I did the same "stainless, aluminum" as RadicalEd and got not matches. The connection is horrible here. Can some one run the search and post the link, please? Thanks.

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Leave the comma out of your search terms (sorry, Sause).
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Don't worry about it matt, it happens to the best of us .
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Old 07-30-2007, 02:20 AM   #10
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Use the google method type what you are looking for and then add site: www.homebrewtalk.com to the end.

You'll end up with this
http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rls=DKUS,DKUS:2006-45,DKUS:en&q=aluminum+brew+pots+site%3awww%2ehomebrewtalk%2ecom


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