Alfred The Great
Last Activity:11-25-2008 8:57 AM
Posted in thread: Coopers Pilsner, skunk? on 11-25-2008 at 07:46 PM
I did a Coopers Bavarian Lager kit a long time ago. I almost got banned from fermenting in the
house over that one. Whole house smelled like pickled egg and Pabst Blue Ribbon farts for a
week or more....
Posted in thread: Coopers Pilsner, skunk? on 11-25-2008 at 01:56 PM
I've made about 6-7 of these kits. My favorite Coopers kit!The way I make it is I use 1.5 lb
malt extract, 1 cup corn sugar, brew for 2 weeks at about 15C/58F, transfer to secondary for 1
week at room...
Posted in thread: Coopers Pilsner, skunk? on 11-23-2008 at 12:31 AM
Alright, I've finally broke down, I went to the Liquor store today and bought a Czechvar
Pilsner, which is supposed to be a very good Pilsner from the Czech republic, it tasted similar
to the batch of...
Posted in thread: Expired Brewhouse on 11-23-2008 at 12:28 AM
Here in Antigonish a fellow returned a Brewhouse kit to my LHBS that didn't carbonate enough
and they replaced it free of charge. I imagine they'd do the same at your place. As far as
expired brews go...
Posted in thread: Coopers Pilsner, skunk? on 11-22-2008 at 04:06 AM
That skunky smell you're smelling is just what that beer is like. Nothing to worry about there.
Like you said... its very similar to Beck's - lots of people like that.Ok, thanks so much. I'm
Posted in thread: Coopers Pilsner, skunk? on 11-21-2008 at 03:03 PM
Sorry, no I brewed it one the sixth. It was in a primary. Moved it to a secondary (Carboy) on
the eighth or ninth, it sat in the Primary for three days at least.So three days in the
primary.I usually ...
Posted in thread: First Pislner Attempt on 11-20-2008 at 04:53 PM
I actually just bottled some of this a little bit ago. I kept my temperatures down around the
recommended range (as per the instructions on the kit) mine never got hotter than 70 and never
Posted in thread: Coopers Pilsner, skunk? on 11-20-2008 at 03:55 PM
Hey all, I just recently brewed up a Thomas Coopers Brewmaster Pilsner kit. I added 500g of
Muntons light spraymalt and 2 cups of corn sugar at the start. I brewed Oct. 6th, racked to a
carboy oct. 8t...
Posted in thread: Anyone have any feedback on these Meads? on 10-19-2008 at 11:19 PM
Thanks Brandon O, I've always wanted to try Malkores, glad to know that it's good.Gratus: No,
I've never tried a sack mead, heard the name before though. The sweet and strong part sounds
pretty good. ...
Posted in thread: Anyone have any feedback on these Meads? on 10-13-2008 at 05:48 PM
Hey all, how goes? I've made mead twice before, both times the mead was just a standard mead
with honey as the only real fementable ingredient. I used the recipe called "Chief Niwort's
Mead" the recip...