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Old 12-02-2012, 02:13 PM   #1
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Hello,

I'm looking to purchase a @9 gallon brew pot and am interested in recommendations and suggestions. I currently do extract brews, five gallon batches, using propane. Thanks!

 
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Old 12-02-2012, 02:26 PM   #2
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I've been very happy with an 11 gallon bayou classic

http://www.amazon.com/Bayou-Classic-...ssic+stock+pot

The 9 gallon is only $2 cheaper.
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Old 12-02-2012, 02:33 PM   #3
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I went with a heavier duty 10 gallon pot. For me it was a good compromise between price and quality. I have used it for two 6.5 gallon boils and am very happy.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B000FN...sr=8-1&pi=SL75

 
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Old 12-02-2012, 04:33 PM   #4
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I've been looking into morebeer's economy kettles with welded couplers.
You may wanna give them a look:
http://morebeer.com/view_product/118...tle_-_9_Gallon

 
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Old 12-02-2012, 04:49 PM   #5
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Budget/amount you can spend (or willing to spend)? Either way, get a 10 gallon (or 15 if you want to future proof it).
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Old 12-02-2012, 11:47 PM   #6
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How about a brand new 1/2 bbls keg for $135!

This company sells them: http://www.toscaltd.com/industriesservedbeerkegs.html

 
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Old 12-02-2012, 11:51 PM   #7
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How about a brand new 1/2 bbls keg for $135!

This company sells them: http://www.toscaltd.com/industriesservedbeerkegs.html
How do they sell them?? I'm always looking out for more tall 1/4 bbl kegs (to ferment in).

Just sent an email off to from the contact page... Hope to hear back from them (and soon).
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Old 12-03-2012, 03:29 AM   #8
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Pardon my ignorance but what is the benefit of the pots with couplers? Is it to transfer the wort to the fermenter without having to pour it? Or is there more to it?

 
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Old 12-03-2012, 03:29 AM   #9
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And thank you all for the suggestions! My wife now has Christmas ideas! A win-win!

 
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Old 12-03-2012, 04:29 AM   #10
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Pardon my ignorance but what is the benefit of the pots with couplers? Is it to transfer the wort to the fermenter without having to pour it? Or is there more to it?
The couplers are for thermometers, valve, sight glasses, false bottoms, etc. Most people use a valve (for draining) and a thermometer. A false bottom/dip tube/Bazooka tube can also be attached on the inside.
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