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  • Posted in thread: I need expert advice on something.. on 12-07-2012 at 06:29 PM
    Malted grain is grain that has sprouted and developed enzyme that are capable of converting the
    starches in the grain to sugars.Malt is usually a concentrate ( Liquid malt extract ) LME or
    (dried malt...

  • Posted in thread: I need expert advice on something.. on 12-07-2012 at 05:27 PM
    I have a wheat allergy, not to be confused with gluten allergy. When I read labels on beers and
    they say "malts", is it safe since most beers list wheat in their ingredients? What exactly is
    a "malt"?...

  • Posted in thread: first batch on 12-31-2011 at 05:23 PM
    congrats! awesome feeling huh? :mug:just noticed you're practically my neighbor! gotta love
    living this close to Midwest and Norther Brewer, huh!!!:ban:I know! I love being so close to
    them! Maybe whe...

  • Posted in thread: first batch on 12-31-2011 at 05:11 PM
    first batch tastes AWESOME. highly recommend Cooper's Dark Ale for those who do Extract
    brewing. cracked my first bottle today about a week into bottle conditioning and it tastes
    divine. good carbonat...

  • Posted in thread: Help! Question about Extract on 12-23-2011 at 01:18 AM
    It'll likely take more than 2 weeks to get down to a stable FG. then 3-5 days more to clean up
    & settle out more. And 2 weeks in the bottle isn't usually enough. 3 weeks is minimum average
    for it to c...

  • Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 12-15-2011 at 10:17 PM
    This might be a noob question, but I have two different cans of extract from mr beer. can i mix
    them to make one 5 gallon batch?

  • Posted in thread: Help! Question about Extract on 12-13-2011 at 08:34 PM
    All Cooper's OS cans have a little bit of bittering only with Pride of Ringwood hops. So adding
    3lbs of plain dme will reduce the bittering quality a bit. & since it has NO flavor/aroma hop
    additions,...

  • Posted in thread: Help! Question about Extract on 12-07-2011 at 08:47 PM
    Ok,1st of all,the cooper's cans are designed to be brewed to 23L,or 6.072 gallons. The 3 brew
    enhancers have differing constituents. Their brewing sugar is 80% dextrose,20% maltodextrine.
    Their brew e...

  • Posted in thread: Beginner extract brewing howto on 12-07-2011 at 04:53 PM
    Adding tap water is a chance for contamination. You should boil extra water ahead of time for
    top off if needed. You can even, if you know you're going to have about 3 gallons when done,
    put in about ...

  • Posted in thread: Help! Question about Extract on 12-07-2011 at 04:39 PM
    Hickaseer, good luck on your first brew. Besides taking the advice already given, I'd suggest
    picking up a home brew book like "The joy of home brewing" or "How to brew". Even the first few
    chapters w...

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