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Malt Extract

Post: #275975 Calum
Mon Aug 19, 2013 1:48 pm

Hello all - where do you most regularly purchase your malt extract from? I've purchased primarily from a shop I found online, but I'm wondering if others shop elsewhere. Where's good and cheap? :D

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Re: Malt Extract

Post: #275981 Zech
Mon Aug 19, 2013 10:10 pm

Our local health food shop sells both the big tins of brewers' extract and small jars of organic extract as a health supplement. Surprisingly, the small jars work out cheaper, and are probably better quality. The only downside is that there's only one type, but that doesn't bother me, at least not at this stage (only been brewing from extract for a few months. It was kits before that).
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Re: Malt Extract

Post: #276003 Pumkinpie
Wed Aug 21, 2013 10:07 pm

I got my malt extract from a health store too when I was brewing friendly bacteria and yeasts.

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Re: Malt Extract

Post: #276042 Andy Hamilton
Mon Aug 26, 2013 12:13 pm

I made a list of all the homebrew shops in the UK which might help. I get mine locally. The trouble with online is that you have to pay postage, but I guess you could team up with a group and bulk buy to bring costs down.
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