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Posted in thread: Questions about Coopers kit and (new) plan on 10-25-2016 at 01:54 AM
/ame]Skip to 1:40.If you aren't steeping grains or increasing bitterness with hops then boiling
Posted in thread: Questions about Coopers kit and (new) plan on 10-25-2016 at 01:30 AM
Pre-hopped bagged/canned kits are usually made to make 5 Imperial gallons (23 Litres) of beer.
A lot of recipes coming out of the US seem to target a batch size of 5 US gallons (~19 litres).
Posted in thread: Questions about Coopers kit and (new) plan on 10-24-2016 at 03:23 PM
link will take you to the Cooper's Recipe site. The recipes do not list OG/FG but they do
list an approximate ABV. You seem to have a handle on the math (I don't) and can work out the
OG if you like...
Posted in thread: Professional movers & kegs on 10-07-2016 at 03:03 PM
won't accept pre-packed items...Box 'em up anyway.If anyone complains tell them to bite your
shiny metal ass.
Posted in thread: What are you doing instead of brewing this weekend? on 10-05-2016 at 06:21 PM
Moose hunting... again. Got skunked last weekend. Saw a bunch of animals but couldn't get close
enough to seal the deal.
Posted in thread: I hate bottling... on 10-05-2016 at 03:40 PM
I haven't "washed" a bottle in years. Washing was important early on when I was getting empties
from people but I don't do that anymore. (Note: I don't do sours) After I pour the beer
(homebrew or sto...
Posted in thread: PLEASE let the Northern Brewer buy-out be a hoax! on 10-05-2016 at 03:19 PM
Neighbors might look at you funny if they see you walking around with a vacuum-sealed bag of
whole leaf hops. [emoji12]I found hops growing on a walking trail I used to go to a lot. The
first year I h...
Posted in thread: Letting sediment settle after lifting fermenter before siphoning on 10-05-2016 at 02:47 PM
Like others have said, lifting the fermenter (gently as possible) is the first thing I do when
I begin a bottling session. By the time I sanitize the bottles and gear and get everything in
order the f...
Posted in thread: What are you doing instead of brewing this weekend? on 09-29-2016 at 03:27 PM
I will definitely be Moose hunting. Whether or not I do any Moose shooting is another matter
all together.Wish me luck.
Posted in thread: Starsan Caps $uck! on 09-16-2016 at 04:22 PM
I'm still working my way through my first bottle but both of the caps on mine are broke. The
top of the caps broke clear leaving me with threaded cylinders.I just ripped a couple of pieces
off of a pl...