It sort of depends on what you are looking for. I went with NB at first because their site was so easy to navigate, but they really have some nice product. However, I have been looking at Morebeer's $.50/beer kits lately. If you get 3 or more at a time, shipping is free. They are pretty basic beers, but I'm thinking they might make a decent base to experiment off of. The big plus I see at Austin is their HUGE selection of recipes. Nobody else even compares!I used this title thread cuz I was looking at them for buying my supplies. Nb sounds like a good site though. Thanks.
And if you order online, you should get access to the recipe via their website along with them sending printed instructions.I bought 3 kits from AHBS 2 weeks ago and all of them came with instructions. Pretty detailed and have all the quantities listed. Good to go in my book.
Hm never noticed having access to the recipe via their website, only the hardcopies, although its been an awful long time since I've actually ordered a kit.And if you order online, you should get access to the recipe via their website along with them sending printed instructions.
https://www.austinhomebrew.com/recipes_purchased.phpHm never noticed having access to the recipe via their website, only the hardcopies, although its been an awful long time since I've actually ordered a kit.
Is this something you can go back and look at via previous purchases?
Thats awesome. Theres a couple that I had lost the hardcopy sheet for that I wanted to try again. Thanks for the link!https://www.austinhomebrew.com/recipes_purchased.php
You'll have to login though.
This is probably the biggest reason I have stuck with Northern Brewer. I guess I am a bit of a control freak. I need to know what I am buying. That is probably the main reason homebrewing appealed to me as well.aubiecat said:I was unsure at first because I wanted to see what was in the recipe to see if I even wanted the kit.
I tried shooting them an email about a kit before and never got a reply. Maybe it's because I'm not a FB user? NB doesn't have as many kits, but they return my emails and have live chat on their website (have used it many times) which is useful. I wish more sites would adopt it!I'm sure if you email them, they'll give it to you. They do it all the time for their FB fans.
and yes, I'm a major AHS fangirl. All their kits are great. I even buy them with dry yeast.