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Old 02-22-2010, 11:51 PM   #1
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Default Brewhouse Premium American Lager

I've got this one aging right now for St Pats day. My friends only like the "yellow beers" like Miller and Budweiser so I thought I'd see how this compares.

Question being that this is labeled as a lager. Although it comes with the Coopers dry yeast packet and says to ferment around 68-72degrees. I wouldn't think this would qualify as a lager. It is using the same yeast that they include in all their styles and it's pretty much fermented at room temp.

Has anyone tried this one before?

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Old 02-23-2010, 12:11 AM   #2
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Brewhouse kits have either cooper's or Windsor I think. Not technically lager, but it's not unusual for a basic kit to do that. I have not brewed that kit.

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Old 02-23-2010, 01:11 AM   #3
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Default technically a pilsner brewed with ale yeast is

called a cream ale. It's still very good, but it's going to have the ale esters flavor instead of the lack of yeast flavor you get with a lager yeast.

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