Last Activity:01-28-2006 6:49 PM
Posted in thread: Coopers' Pilsner kit on 01-29-2006 at 12:31 AM
Hey, I brewed a batch with this kit before. I am drinking the beer from it right now. All I
used was the extract and a kilo of glucose or whatever. It turned out fairly well. Mind you it
has a bit of ...
Posted in thread: Using bottled water on 01-20-2006 at 07:33 PM
I get distilled. I used to use my own tap water but due to the minerals in it, my beer has a
funny aftertaste. I was told this by my local HBS and was recommended to get distilled.
Posted in thread: What equipment shd i get-newbie on 01-20-2006 at 07:30 PM
You should start with extract brewing. You can get kits for around 60$ that will give you
everything you need. From there its only around 20$ for every batch which will do a bit over 60
Posted in thread: Late adding yeast!!! is it wrecked? on 01-19-2006 at 03:31 AM
Well I really did learn a lot. I just finished my new batch. I bough distilled water and put it
outside so it would be cold. I boiled other water so I had warm water if I needed it. I mixed
Posted in thread: Late adding yeast!!! is it wrecked? on 01-18-2006 at 10:50 PM
Welll thanks for the advise everyone, I am going to dump all my beer and start a fresh batch of
coopers lager I picked up today. I have learned a lot and will be using only boiled water and
Posted in thread: Late adding yeast!!! is it wrecked? on 01-18-2006 at 04:06 AM
Well I took a hydrometer reading, my og was 1.042 and my reading now is 1.022. I also made the
mistake of trying it even though the smell makes me want to gage. It is semi carbonated and is
Posted in thread: plastic liter bottles on 01-18-2006 at 03:10 AM
Ya wouldnt think so eh. It should be like a normal 2 litre pop. It does go flat over time but
not that fast. I have a few brews bottled in 2 litre pop bottles so I guess I will find out
unless I drink...
Posted in thread: Late adding yeast!!! is it wrecked? on 01-17-2006 at 11:03 PM
Oh wow, thats one of the reasons that I havent hydrometer tested it yet because I just cant
imagine drinking it when it smells the way it does. Very hard smell to identify, definatly not
the same as m...
Posted in thread: Late adding yeast!!! is it wrecked? on 01-17-2006 at 09:51 PM
I moved my beer away from the heater so it would frement at cooler temps, I have read a lot
that its better to frement at a lower temp. It still smells funky and when I put my nose close
to smell it, ...
Posted in thread: Sour smell- Contamination? on 01-17-2006 at 02:06 AM
Hey, my brew smells like dirty feet/rotten eggs/fruit!?/wort and its really disturbing. I have
mine frementing beside a heat grate to keep its temps up, as that was the impression I was
supposed to do...