Last Activity:10-30-2012 5:28 AM
Posted in thread: Anyone brew a great beer with extract kits? on 07-21-2012 at 03:43 PM
I only brew with kits and I have found then ALL to be great. I use Coopers, muntons, brewferm
as they are available here in Ireland. One key I find is to try to use all malt rather than
just dextrose ...
Posted in thread: suggestion for kit brewers on 06-29-2012 at 03:12 PM
Yes slip gate,Canned and pre hopped extract, add boiled water to dissolve with malt extract or
sugar, add hoops etc if desired, mix, add water and ferment. It's simple, makes good beer and
got me into...
Posted in thread: suggestion for kit brewers on 06-29-2012 at 01:04 PM
Yes it covers it but still has a lit of partial stuff, most kits don't need to be boiled so I
an really reefing too simplicity itself in mixing and using kits at their most basic. I've done
over 30 ki...
Posted in thread: suggestion for kit brewers on 06-29-2012 at 12:54 PM
Just a site suggestion, would a separate section for brewers who only use kits be useful? I
know it's generally covered in the beginners section but I feel it would be useful. I font have
the space or...
Posted in thread: what coopers kit shood i do next? on 06-01-2012 at 07:26 AM
Do the pale ale, its easy and I always felt it was ready in a few weeks. Do the Canadian as
soon as your fermenter is free. the Canadian takes a bit longer and I found that my last few
bottles were al...
Posted in thread: Anybody concerned about this hobby on their health? on 02-18-2012 at 01:39 PM
I have found that I can drink 6 cans, (or even 8!) on a week night and get up for work the next
day with only a mild hangover. Similarly I can drink 2-3 litres of home brew and only have a
mild hang o...
Posted in thread: Anybody concerned about this hobby on their health? on 02-18-2012 at 11:49 AM
This is a great thread.I have worked in the bar industry here in Ireland for a period of 15
years. I now work with families and come across a lot of alcoholics and other addictions. I
have yet to meet...
Posted in thread: Coopers stout suggestions on 02-18-2012 at 11:16 AM
The blow off tube also allows you to top up with all 23 liters the first time you close the lid
on your bucket or carboy. Ireland, beautiful country aye. Cheers:mug:'tis to be sure' now I
know what a ...
Posted in thread: Coopers stout suggestions on 02-18-2012 at 11:13 AM
That's cruder, that sounds like a good suggestion.
Posted in thread: Coopers stout suggestions on 12-18-2011 at 06:12 PM
My Coopers stout went down really well. My added coffee made a little difference if at all.
Will look out for those cacao nibs, thanks for suggestion. Unfortunately its all gone just as
it was getting...