Buying grain locally

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  1. Jun 13, 2019 at 8:19 AM #21

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    Go into Beeriff down the marina and ask there. Whilst you are there you could pick up a few takeaways
     
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  2. Jun 13, 2019 at 9:34 AM #22

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    What a brilliant idea to go and ask the local micro breweries.... my local home brew shop wants £49 for a 25kg sack, not likely!
     
  3. Jun 13, 2019 at 9:39 AM #23

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    49 QUID!!! <Faints to the floor>
     
  4. Jun 13, 2019 at 9:40 AM #24

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    I cant remember who it was but I seem to remember whoever it was got a sack for about £16
     
  5. Jun 13, 2019 at 10:23 AM #25

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    Hi Leon103 I most certainly will thank you. I'm always up for trying new beers.
     
  6. Jun 13, 2019 at 1:09 PM #26

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    I usually use the Worcester Hop Shop, too, and the website is indeed incredibly unfriendly to use now. So much so, that it must discourage buyers.
     
  7. Jun 13, 2019 at 1:17 PM #27

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    The Homebrew Company look very competitive for 25kg delivered, have a big range, and you get 5% forum discount (or at least you used to).
     
  8. Jun 13, 2019 at 1:22 PM #28

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    You still get discount on purchasing but doesn't apply to delivery though from what I've seen across online sites they are the most competitive pricewise as your allowed up to 30kg and they do have a great customer service.My choice of supplier.
     
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    I pay about £40 for Weyermann malt. No issues paying it as I feel its a better product for what I enjoy brewing, which is mostly German Pils, Helles and Kolsch.
     
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    Fair enough. Like most things you get what you pay for. At the end of the day it really works out to be only pennies on the pint for the different prices were all paying for a 25kg sack. I think though that at heart EVERY HBer is by circumstance or design a tight git :laugh8:
     
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    Have to be I'm afraid.... every bill has increased this year but there is/was no increase in my income. asad1 The £49 sack of grain I mentioned earlier was only for pale malt.
     
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    That's a bit steep.
     
  13. Jun 15, 2019 at 3:35 PM #33

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    Hi Tommos,

    I was working in Llansamlett until recently and quite a few guy’s said how friendly Boss Brewing are, very broadly opposite Tesco’s near Eurocarparts, so it may be worth calling in with a friendly smile!

    Pob lwc
     
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    Top insider/local info! athumb..
     
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    Was told my local brewery to bare them in mind when sourcing grain and hops. I'm assuming it's because they'd do it cheaper rather than trying to turn a tiny profit.
     
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    Is that the speyside brewery?
     

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