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 PBW and Dextrose on sale!!

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dkwandt

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PostSubject: Re: PBW and Dextrose on sale!!   PBW and Dextrose on sale!! EmptyTue Feb 15, 2011 3:15 pm

ok, i have to say the deal on corn sugar is crazy. if you have not bought it you have lost it, 5 lb for 6 bucks really! if you are brewing at all (and bottling) this is a good deal!

thanks jeff
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mike frohlich

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PostSubject: Re: PBW and Dextrose on sale!!   PBW and Dextrose on sale!! EmptyThu Feb 10, 2011 10:59 am

My mistake: I was using 24.99 instead of 23.99 for the cost of the 5 lb container.

Here is the simple formula: 23.99 /5 = 4.798
4.798 / 6.25 (normal cost per pound) = .767 or 76.7% of the normal cost.

I guess I always did like math and figuring this stuff out. Thanks again Jeff.
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Beer Dealer

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PostSubject: Re: PBW and Dextrose on sale!!   PBW and Dextrose on sale!! EmptyThu Feb 10, 2011 10:50 am

no mike you have to take the 31.25 times a percentage to get the actuall discount...as 31.25 would be the normal cost and then to get the discount of the orginal price you have to then paly with percentages to get he actual discounted price to get the final discount....its 23percent...
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mike frohlich

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PostSubject: Re: PBW and Dextrose on sale!!   PBW and Dextrose on sale!! EmptyThu Feb 10, 2011 10:18 am

Actually you can use a lot simpler math than that:

24.99 / 4 = 6.25 cost per lb normal price
6.25 x 5 = 31.25 would be cost per 5 lb container
24.99 / 31.25 = .799 or .80 equal to 80% of the cost per lb at normal price
Thus a savings of 20%

24.99/4 = 6.25
6.25 x 10 = 62.50
43.99/62.50 = .703 or .70 equal to 70% of the cost per lb at normal price
Thus a savings of 30%

I'd be curious how you got 23%. And you must show your work Wink

Thanks Jeff!
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Beer Dealer

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PostSubject: Re: PBW and Dextrose on sale!!   PBW and Dextrose on sale!! EmptyWed Feb 09, 2011 12:05 pm

well looks like i'll have to give mike and mattwhich each and ounce...mike was right withthe 10# but wrong on his first of 20 which matt was right with 23......the formula is 24.99 divided by 4 times 5 then times the percentage then minus and equals to get closet to the final cost...thats for the 5 pounds of pbw....Jeff

ps i will make the next contest harder and maybe a better prize....
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mathwich

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PostSubject: Re: PBW and Dextrose on sale!!   PBW and Dextrose on sale!! EmptyWed Feb 09, 2011 11:46 am

5lbs. PWB - 23% off
10lbs. PWB - 30% off
5lbs. Dextrose - 75% off

I'll take 5lbs. of Dextrose - I'll email you later tonight, there's a few other things I should pick up.
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mike frohlich

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And a 30% savings on 10#
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PostSubject: Re: PBW and Dextrose on sale!!   PBW and Dextrose on sale!! EmptyWed Feb 09, 2011 11:21 am

and th 10#'s savings ?? forgot to add the dextrose..cost normall is for 5oz pack is 1.50 so the whold ball of wax discounts..I'll post the normall calculations used by retailers after the a while.....
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mike frohlich

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PostSubject: Re: PBW and Dextrose on sale!!   PBW and Dextrose on sale!! EmptyWed Feb 09, 2011 11:17 am

Powdered Brewers Wash

And the 5lb container is a 20% savings over the 4 lb container.

Cheers!
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mathwich

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PostSubject: Re: PBW and Dextrose on sale!!   PBW and Dextrose on sale!! EmptyWed Feb 09, 2011 11:06 am

That's 23% off.

btw, what is PBW?

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Beer Dealer

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PostSubject: Re: PBW and Dextrose on sale!!   PBW and Dextrose on sale!! EmptyWed Feb 09, 2011 10:30 am

thanks Mike ..jits normally 24.99 for 4 pounds so it does save a little..first one to post the savings percentage corectly gets a free ounce of hops...Jeff
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I'll take 10lbs of PBW... won't be able to stop by this week though.
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PostSubject: PBW and Dextrose on sale!!   PBW and Dextrose on sale!! EmptyTue Feb 08, 2011 3:04 pm

I have a bulk amount of PBW and Dextrose on sale till next week saturday Feb 19th.. prices are PBW 5#s $23.99 and 10#'s $43.99 ,,Dextrose{corn sugar} is 5# for $5.99 ..and i got in some of the small co2 keg chargers..Jeff
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