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Old 05-25-2008, 12:22 AM   #1
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I was at my local brew shop today to get some LME. It was either $23 or $26 for six pounds of extra light. Is that expensive for a LHBS or about normal? When I looked online at northern brewer, it was only about $16 for six pounds.

 
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Old 05-25-2008, 12:25 AM   #2
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It's only $16.74 at Austin Home Brew as well.

 
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Old 05-25-2008, 02:09 AM   #3
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My LHBS has 3 # DME for $16. Definitely more pricey than online. Yeast is also much more expensive at my LHBS (hence I'm freezing aliquots of my staters for future brews).

If I have time and plan ahead, I'll buy ingredients online. Otherwise, pay a little more at the brew shop. The good thing there is you have helpful, experienced people to talk to in the flesh. There's something to be said for that.
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Old 05-25-2008, 04:44 PM   #4
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13.50 for 3# of DME at my LHBS. Seems on target for your 6# of LME price.

 
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