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Old 09-09-2007, 05:15 PM   #1
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Should give me enough quantity to brew through Thanksgiving and enough variety to cover 5-6 beer styles.

I'm sitting on around 30# of 2-row right now:
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and just ordered this:

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Kinda hard to see so here ya go:
-----------------Individual Item Breakdown-----------------

Item Ref. Price ea. Qty. Description

1503 $1.20 4 Centennial Pellet Hops 1 oz.
1514P $8.95 1 Nugget Pellet Hops 1 POUND
1800 $10.95 1 Cascade 7.0% Leaf Hops 1 POUND
1840 $11.95 1 Northern Brewer 7.5% Leaf Hops 1 POUND
1850 $12.95 1 Tettnang 6.5% Leaf Hops 1 POUND
3002C $6.00 1 Caramel 10º L Briess (USA) 5 lb.
3009C $6.00 1 Carapils (dextrin malt) 1.3-1.5º L Briess Malting (USA) 5 lb.
3011C $6.00 1 Munich 10º L Briess Malting (USA) 5 lb.
3019C $6.00 1 Crystal 50-60º Simpson’s (UK) 5 lb.
3028DC $42.95 1 American 2-row (Briess) 50lbs.- Crushed
3049C $6.00 1 Caramel 20º L Briess (USA) 5 lb.
3131C $7.00 1 Pale Wheat (Weyermann®)- 5 lb.
8331 $9.95 1 Gelatin Finings 1 lb

------------------------End of Order-----------------------


My weekends are set baby.....


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Old 09-09-2007, 05:30 PM   #2
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I'd say your set - LOL


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You should join our group buys! That sack of 2row would have been $23.
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Old 09-09-2007, 07:40 PM   #4
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Yep, that should keep you going for a while! But did you seriously buy that sack of 2-row CRUSHED? How are you going to keep it fresh until you use it up (even at your brewing rate)?
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Seriously man, I think you need an intervention.

Looks like you should be good to go for a while, wish I could brew often enough to require that many ingredients.
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Old 09-10-2007, 01:07 AM   #6
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Yep, that should keep you going for a while! But did you seriously buy that sack of 2-row CRUSHED? How are you going to keep it fresh until you use it up (even at your brewing rate)?
That's the only question...

My basement is AC'd and bone dry. I recon as long as I keep the grains wrapped up tight in their original sack, in the box they were shipped...dry and cool, they should last me the 5-6 weeks it'll take to get through it.

Even it I loose some (shich I don't see happenning), the savings in bulk pricing and shipping should still put me ahead.
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My basement is AC'd and bone dry. I recon as long as I keep the grains wrapped up tight in their original sack, in the box they were shipped...dry and cool, they should last me the 5-6 weeks it'll take to get through it.
Yeah, I bet you will be fine. In fact, this might make for another good 'experiment' for you to see if you notice any difference after 5-6 weeks. Many people say you have to use up crushed grains within a week, but I bet you can go much longer. I'll be interested to hear how it goes.

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Even it I loose some (shich I don't see happenning), the savings in bulk pricing and shipping should still put me ahead.
Yep, that's for sure. But I still see a Barley Mill coming your way soon, right? Then you can join into Harv's bulk purchases -- with the money you save from THAT you can pay for the mill!!
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...But I still see a Barley Mill coming your way soon, right? Then you can join into Harv's bulk purchases -- with the money you save from THAT you can pay for the mill!!
Christmas can't come soon enough.
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Christmas can't come soon enough.
Ah, Christmas... Halloween... what's the difference, right? They are both big holidays for homebrewers.
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That's the only question...

My basement is AC'd and bone dry. I recon as long as I keep the grains wrapped up tight in their original sack, in the box they were shipped...dry and cool, they should last me the 5-6 weeks it'll take to get through it.

Even it I loose some (shich I don't see happenning), the savings in bulk pricing and shipping should still put me ahead.
I have used grain that was 6 weeks past its crush and I saw no drop in my efficiency. It was sealed in one of the bags that AHS sends their stuff in.


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