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Homebrew shops between Duluth and Flint Michigan.
« on: September 26, 2013, 08:01:43 PM »
Are there any?  I need base malt and that's where I'm driving tomorrow.

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Re: Homebrew shops between Duluth and Flint Michigan.
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2013, 08:32:20 PM »
try searching the AHA homebrew supply store list. looks like there may be a couple on the way. Frankenmuth maybe? looks like your best chance is in the lower part of Michigan. doubt there is any in the UP and Duluth doesn't have one.
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Re: Homebrew shops between Duluth and Flint Michigan.
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2013, 10:18:17 PM »
Yep, looks like you might find something in Midland, Bay City, Saginaw...

http://www.homebrewersassociation.org/pages/directories/find-a-supply-shop
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Re: Homebrew shops between Duluth and Flint Michigan.
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2013, 04:56:59 AM »
The Lager Mill in Frankenmuth has bags of Crisp MO and Best Pilsner IIRC. Don't know about price or other base malts. They have a good selection of German beers, which fits right in with the Frankenmuth theme.

Edit - that's a long drive. The scenery in the UP is good. Been up there 3 times this year.
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Re: Homebrew shops between Duluth and Flint Michigan.
« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2013, 09:52:13 AM »
The Lager Mill in Frankenmuth has bags of Crisp MO and Best Pilsner IIRC. Don't know about price or other base malts. They have a good selection of German beers, which fits right in with the Frankenmuth theme.

Edit - that's a long drive. The scenery in the UP is good. Been up there 3 times this year.

Thanks. I will try them if I get there in time.
Yes, it's a very long drive. I was in Fargo and went this way to avoid Minneapolis and Chicago traffic but I'm not sure it was a good idea. Still have to turn at Flint and go 3 hrs further into Canada.
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Re: Homebrew shops between Duluth and Flint Michigan.
« Reply #5 on: September 27, 2013, 10:11:55 AM »
You still have a haul to Frankenmuth Flint. US 2 along the north shore of Lake Michigan is a favorite. Lager mill stays open until 8 PM.

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Re: Homebrew shops between Duluth and Flint Michigan.
« Reply #6 on: September 28, 2013, 11:46:03 AM »
The Lager Mill in Frankenmuth has bags of Crisp MO and Best Pilsner IIRC. Don't know about price or other base malts. They have a good selection of German beers, which fits right in with the Frankenmuth theme.

Edit - that's a long drive. The scenery in the UP is good. Been up there 3 times this year.

Thanks. I will try them if I get there in time.
Yes, it's a very long drive. I was in Fargo and went this way to avoid Minneapolis and Chicago traffic but I'm not sure it was a good idea. Still have to turn at Flint and go 3 hrs further into Canada.
(Posting from Culvers in Marquette).
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Re: Homebrew shops between Duluth and Flint Michigan.
« Reply #7 on: September 28, 2013, 03:47:59 PM »
The Lager Mill in Frankenmuth has bags of Crisp MO and Best Pilsner IIRC. Don't know about price or other base malts. They have a good selection of German beers, which fits right in with the Frankenmuth theme.

Edit - that's a long drive. The scenery in the UP is good. Been up there 3 times this year.

Thanks. I will try them if I get there in time.
Yes, it's a very long drive. I was in Fargo and went this way to avoid Minneapolis and Chicago traffic but I'm not sure it was a good idea. Still have to turn at Flint and go 3 hrs further into Canada.
(Posting from Culvers in Marquette).
Bummer you did not stopped by me.

I was going to stop in Eau Claire and at least get some beer ( I remember your Octoberfest fondly) but I was in Fargo and I had a bad time with the construction in Minneapolis so I went North this time.  Next time though because I really would like to see your operation and get some more of your beer.  I was cleaning out the garage today and there were a few of your growlers out there.

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Re: Homebrew shops between Duluth and Flint Michigan.
« Reply #8 on: September 30, 2013, 05:58:16 AM »
All right gmac. Next year we will meet.
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Re: Homebrew shops between Duluth and Flint Michigan.
« Reply #9 on: September 30, 2013, 06:02:29 AM »
If you stop in Frankenmuth, any luck at the Lager Mill?
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Re: Homebrew shops between Duluth and Flint Michigan.
« Reply #10 on: September 30, 2013, 05:33:04 PM »
I'm afraid I didn't get to Frankenmuth until after 7 and just assumed that they would be closed by then.  I didn't think to take the time to swing by another WiFi spot and check their hours on the internet.
Thank you for the suggestion though.  I was really hoping to get some but didn't.