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    ABOUT ME

  • Got into brewing when I received a Coopers home brew kit Christmas 2010.
  • Would love to do an Oktoberfest and also a Helles.
  • Austin Belgian Wit
    Dry Sparkling Cider
  • Nothing
  • Coopers Australian Pale Ale
    Coopers Pilsner
    Coopers Irish Stout
  • Male
  • Married
  • Pittsburgh
  • PA

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  • Posted in thread: Lumpy Yeast on 06-22-2011 at 06:33 PM
    Just had the same issue using this same yeast for cider. Kinda reminds me of a cement mixer
    shot.

  • Posted in thread: Bottling Question: Extended Brew time with Cooper's Irish Stout on 06-22-2011 at 01:55 AM
    My stout is very nice although I thought it would be under carbonated, it is not. Some bottles
    after a few weeks took on a licorice flavor. Now, I only have about 7 bottles left and no more
    licorice f...

  • Posted in thread: Coopers Irish Stout recomendation. on 02-18-2011 at 01:17 AM
    Amicus,Your addition of chocolate, chicory, and vanilla sounds AWESOME. Did you soak your nibs
    in vodka prior to addition or just straight in? Last week I tasted a Vanilla Java Porter which
    seems like...

  • Posted in thread: Coopers Irish Stout recomendation. on 02-18-2011 at 01:14 AM
    Aidan,I don't recommend anyone take my advice on something that I know so little about,
    however, I wish you the best! I think more so that I found websites to justify me not having to
    cut a carbonatio...

  • Posted in thread: Coopers Irish Stout recomendation. on 02-15-2011 at 10:01 PM
    I bottled mine 3 weeks ago in swingtops and it is fantastic. Very dry - decent head, good
    taste. Since I had used 16 oz swingtops, I only used 1 of the coopers carb drops instead of 2
    for the normal 2...

  • Posted in thread: Bottling Question: Extended Brew time with Cooper's Irish Stout on 01-17-2011 at 12:33 AM
    BTW - since I was reading and writing on this post, I just did a quick sample of my stout. Wow!
    It is going to be nice. It starts dry and then is nice and soft on the palate. Very nice
    aftertaste that...

  • Posted in thread: Bottling Question: Extended Brew time with Cooper's Irish Stout on 01-17-2011 at 12:21 AM
    I have this same coopers irish stout in my primary now - it has been 10 days. Since I am a
    newbie also, I want to ask why do I bother with a hydrometer reading if all of the wise advice
    is to leave in...

  • Posted in thread: Cooper kit questions on 01-17-2011 at 12:17 AM
    I did the same kit with the Australian pale ale (I beleive) and fermented 10 days - bottle
    conditioned for two weeks now. I have a problem with carbonation I think cause my location was
    too cold to bo...

  • Posted in thread: Coopers Irish Stout recomendation. on 01-13-2011 at 01:08 AM
    Hey Aidan,I had a former neighbor when I lived in France who moved back home to NZ. I hope you
    are not getting too much of the bad weather that Australia is getting.Anyhow, I took a
    Hydrometer reading...

  • Posted in thread: Coopers Irish Stout recomendation. on 01-12-2011 at 08:13 PM
    I am just trying this now for my second batch also. It has been 1 week in the primary.

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