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Old 02-23-2006, 01:06 AM   #21
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This is where a good brew club helps.
a friend in my club got together a bundh of guys and made an order big enoughto get listed as a brewery ( from a local distributor of brewery grains I mean they have to buy it somewhere) )and now he buys for the other club members.
I got Durst Turbo Pilsner and Pale Ale malt for about $25 or $26 each and
Briess two row for $21 these are the 50# bags, that includes a little for his trouble and gas money.
So with a little effort or leg work you can beat $50 a bag, I'd say most of the time.
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Old 10-03-2009, 03:35 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by cross eyed View Post
i went to a couple brewpubs and ask them if they would sell me some grains and after the 3 one they said yes and how much would i like , i really wanted 500 lbs plus of 2 row but i started off small with 200 lbs , ready for the price , his cost $13.50 for a 50lbs sack can u say oh ya, so dont just think you have to pay $50 a sack just do some foot work and you can buy bulk hops straight from the grower, go to and save a butt load on hops,
Damn thats awesome. My nearest brew shop is like 40 min away. Ya! I need to buy a grain mill and start buying in bulk.

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Old 10-03-2009, 02:07 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by alemonkey View Post
When you buy from North Country, do you just call them? Their website only lists a per pound price, not per bag.
Also, if you click on the individual grain you want (as opposed to the list of all for that malter) there's a drop-down quantity menu that includes a 55# quantity option. I haven't actually ordered from them yet, BTW, but just was doing some bulk grain research online.

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Old 10-03-2009, 02:12 PM   #24
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North Country/Mid Country are awesome...

$27 for imported pale?
$36 for imported pils?

I can dump beer down the street at those prices.

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Old 06-10-2010, 05:02 AM   #25
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Originally Posted by usmcruz View Post
The best place to buy grain is the place closest's to you to save on shipping.
Very good point.. anyone seen a list anywhere of malt/grain providers by state?

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Old 06-10-2010, 12:22 PM   #26
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id like to find a provider some what close by. i dont have many brewers near me so a bulk grain purchase to split with people isnt possible. last i ordered 2 row from austin homebrew for about $55. i love the north country prices, but the shipping is too much.

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Old 06-10-2010, 12:49 PM   #27
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You can get grains from GW Kent for mid 20s but you have to buy a pallet (40 sacks) Not sure what shipping works out too but if you have a location to freight it then it will be cheaper.

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Old 02-04-2011, 06:00 PM   #28
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Old 02-04-2011, 07:33 PM   #29
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also i just put an order from great prices check them out

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Old 02-01-2012, 06:10 AM   #30
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Bellingham, WA
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Wowza. I was wondering how much cheaper grains could get if I bought in bulk. Seems like my local shop has a pretty damn good deal!!
They sell 2 row for $1.10/lb. I think I may just keep buying it there as they have an auto mill I can use and it's about three blocks from where my wife works. Not crazy prices considering that people are excited about $50/50lbs.

bulk hops may be the best way to save a couple bucks for me.
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