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Old 01-30-2008, 03:47 PM   #1
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Does anyone have any experience using these?
They are so much cheaper than the pots that NB, More Beer and Midwest sell.
Any info would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 01-30-2008, 04:00 PM   #2
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They are 20 gauge SS which is ~0.9mm thick as opposed to the 1.2mm thick megapots. That is a pretty sizable quality difference. That being said I am sure the Bayou would work just fine.

Side note: 11 gallons is too small for a full volume 10g boil IMHO.

Side side note: a have seen some very nice pots for excellent deals at outlet stores like Marshalls, etc.

 
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Old 01-30-2008, 08:22 PM   #3
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I have that exact kettle and it works out great! It gets to a rolling boil nice and quick and even though it's been through ten brews now looks almost exactly like it did when I first got it. I think the quality is really nice and would buy it again in a second.

I got mine from this site:

http://www.divine-mercantile.com/Bay...t_p_9-775.html
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Old 01-31-2008, 03:16 AM   #4
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I have three of the 62qt variety. Like Jekster, I would buy them again without giving it a second thought.

Mine came from here
http://www.patiolover.com/products.php?pid=77716490

 
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Old 01-31-2008, 04:04 AM   #5
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I too have a 62 qt Bayou Classic and I'd say it's just big enough to comfortably boil 10G batches considering boil-off, the immersion chiller and trub loss. I bought mine in December and most places I checked were out of stock. I ended up getting it from weliveoutside.com. When I ordered it they sold it without the steamer insert, but they only list it with the insert now.
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Old 01-31-2008, 02:45 PM   #6
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wow up until now i had no idea that a brew kettle would be so expensive....my buddy "inherited" a keg that is no longer used and i'm thinking about doing a keggle conversion.

 
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That's exactly why brewers like using keggles. They're WAY cheaper.
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Old 01-31-2008, 05:29 PM   #8
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I have three of the 62qt variety. Like Jekster, I would buy them again without giving it a second thought.

Mine came from here
http://www.patiolover.com/products.php?pid=77716490
I have that one and the 34qt from that site. I like them both but will be some day this year stepping up to a 140qt.
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..........but will be some day this year stepping up to a 140qt.
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That's more of a leap than a step!
Yeah well.....
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