Originally Posted by carlos
mmm from what your saying i think ill add 7 grams of the youngs to the coopers yeast and start to in some liquid to see how she goes
my only worry was that the youngs might not be as good as the cooper and change the flavour of the beers
I've also noticed that Coopers has some different recipes for their kits on their site:http://coopers.com.au/homebrew/makeBeer.php
If you want a very lite summer beer, simply add 1-2 cups of dextrose instead of 6 cups (1kg) to the Coopers lager kit. You''l get about a 3% alc. beer.
True, less sugar the better the beer. 1kg of dextrose in these kits makes it taste almost like cider.
20-21C works good for the Coopers dry yeast for fermentation, higher temperatures makes the beer fruity/funky tasting. I use Nottingham yeast whenever I can. Cleaner taste.
I've done about 6 batches of Coopers and am ready for the Canadian Blonde kit in a few days for a simple summer beer.