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Posted in thread: Coopers draught kit , fermentation time on 08-30-2011 at 05:09 PM
I started the coopers draught last wednesday ( its now tuesday of the following week ) , added
a pound of DME , it took a day or two to really get going but the airlock remained active for
about 2 day...
Posted in thread: More Ovaltine please! on 05-27-2011 at 12:40 PM
Apparently now from what Im reading , postum may be out of production and not available
anymore. Hmmmm, I havent seen it in a while but I never even looked for it. If its not
available , there is supp...
Posted in thread: More Ovaltine please! on 05-26-2011 at 05:29 PM
Funny I should see this thread on here today. I was actually just wondering how POSTUM ,
another powdered drink would work for malt. Not that its an economical alternative necessarily
, but its made o...
Posted in thread: How important is good water? on 03-24-2011 at 04:21 PM
Saying that if your water tastes good to drink then its ok to brew with I am thinking is only
true some of the time. Everywhere I move I think the water tastes bad at first but after a year
or two of ...
Posted in thread: How can I get a higher alcohol content with coopers LME kits ? on 03-17-2011 at 03:49 PM
This question should probably have been asked before but I did 2 searches and didnt bring an
answer. What are some good ways to get a higher alcohol content with the coopers kits without
Posted in thread: Any chance five gallons will boil on apt electric stove? on 03-09-2011 at 07:02 PM
When using an electric stove you may want to stir the heck out of it the whole time. My first
try I scorched the malt extract that settled to the bottom because of how electric stoves work.
I was told...
Posted in thread: I just started a Coopers brand pilsner today on 03-09-2011 at 06:50 PM
It fermented somewhere between 60 and 70 degrees F. After 1 week fermenting and a second week
in secondary it tasted better , and I bottled it. After a week or two in the bottles it has
turned into on...
Posted in thread: I just started a Coopers brand pilsner today on 02-23-2011 at 06:57 PM
even if the batch is done fermenting, it will be still be benificial to leave the batch in
primary another week or so, the yeast will still be active and "clean up" many off flavors.Im
not doubting yo...
Posted in thread: I just started a Coopers brand pilsner today on 02-23-2011 at 04:31 PM
So, you you bottled after 8 days despite the recommendations. Guess there was no point for me
to post, "Do NOT listen to the Cooper's instructions. That is too soon. Give it two weeks or
so, I'd check...
Posted in thread: I just started a Coopers brand pilsner today on 02-23-2011 at 04:12 PM
Well I transfered to secondary bucket and am drinking the better part of some of the sludge off
the bottom. Smells more like wine than beer , flavor is a little weak. Its not the worst Ive