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05-07-2011

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06-16-2014 7:58 AM

    ABOUT ME

  • Currently on 1st ever batch.
  • Cooper's Lager
  • Male
  • Single
  • Auckland
  • New Zealand

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  • Posted in thread: Coopers Dark Ale / Stout toucan on 06-16-2014 at 12:51 PM
    20 days later this is sitting in the primary at an S.G. of 1.014. Batch size is still at 20L so
    I make this 6.6%v/v @ 20L or 5.8%v/v if I go to 23L as planned.It has been sitting in a dark
    cupboard at...

  • Posted in thread: Coopers Dark Ale / Stout toucan on 05-29-2014 at 11:12 AM
    For my third brew (1st since 2011 - too busy at work) I'm doing a recipe suggested
    here:https://coopers.com.au/coopers-forum/topic/11472/?page=11 x 1.7kg can of Coopers Dark Ale
    extract1 x 1.7kg can o...

  • Posted in thread: Using two pre-hopped extract kits to make one batch on 05-28-2014 at 09:30 AM
    Three years later...This turned out pretty great. Thanks all.

  • Posted in thread: Using two pre-hopped extract kits to make one batch on 10-03-2011 at 07:17 AM
    I left it in the primary for about 5-6 weeks as I kept being too busy to get round to bottling.
    Will report back after I taste it in about 1-2 weeks. thanks all

  • Posted in thread: Using two pre-hopped extract kits to make one batch on 07-20-2011 at 05:29 AM
    This is still letting out about a bubble per minute after about 10 days. Am I in trouble?

  • Posted in thread: Using two pre-hopped extract kits to make one batch on 06-14-2011 at 01:17 AM
    Going to try simply adding both on Thursday night - no extra hops, 250g extra sugar.Also I will
    be leaving in the primary for ~6 weeks as I will be working away from home so this could turn
    out pretty...

  • Posted in thread: Using two pre-hopped extract kits to make one batch on 06-12-2011 at 11:40 AM
    Does it not matter that I'm using some random other kit as a source of extract? Will the
    flavours clash? For what it's worth the other kit is a Lion Draft (fairly bland, tasteless, NZ
    beer), so I'm ho...

  • Posted in thread: Using two pre-hopped extract kits to make one batch on 06-12-2011 at 09:50 AM
    Thanks for the reply. How much water should I add if I use both kits? I want to end up with ~5%
    abv.

  • Posted in thread: Using two pre-hopped extract kits to make one batch on 06-12-2011 at 07:55 AM
    Evening all,Is it possible to make a single 23L batch of beer with two pre-hopped 1.7kg extract
    kits in lieu of using brew enhancer/brewing sugar? The reason I ask is that I have a really
    crappy kit t...

  • Posted in thread: Bottling Mistake? on 05-08-2011 at 01:50 AM
    I would've thought any O2 in the bottle is consumed by the yeast eventually anyway. Whether you
    shake or not just affects how fast this happens.

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