Last Activity:09-11-2009 6:16 AM
Posted in thread: Is my yeast out of date? on 09-11-2009 at 05:50 AM
I am brewing my 6th batch of coopers beer and when i put the yeast in it looked different to
normal and was sticking to the edge of the satchel which had never happened before. It has now
been over a ...
Posted in thread: Sterilize Question..... on 09-10-2009 at 10:36 AM
I cleaned my plastic beer kit drum with hot water and a soft cloth yesterday and then drained
it and let it dry..... Today I added Sodium Percarbonate and filled it to the top as per the
Posted in thread: Can I use Dextrose? on 08-20-2009 at 10:00 AM
I am about to bottle my beer and i usually use carbonation drops but I have run out.I have some
dextrose left over.....Can i use Dextrose to prime the bottles for carbonation?
Posted in thread: Have i skunked my beer? on 08-14-2009 at 07:27 AM
I made my first batch of beer 10 days ago. It was a Coopers Pale Ale, made as per the
instructions.All went well except i did a n00b mistake of bottling the beer and leaving it near
a window... it doe...
Posted in thread: Is my hydrometer broken? on 08-13-2009 at 07:23 AM
I was testing my beer and the hyrometer dropped from table height onto the wooden floor!
:eek:It didnt break the glass but im wondering if it's reading right now. The reading i got
just before i dropp...
Posted in thread: Effects of Sunlight on my Brew on 08-09-2009 at 03:56 AM
and yes they are in brown plastic bottles
Posted in thread: Effects of Sunlight on my Brew on 08-09-2009 at 03:53 AM
I just had a taste, they have only been conditioning in the bottle for 4 days so it didnt taste
great, had a bit of a white wine taste....?
Posted in thread: Effects of Sunlight on my Brew on 08-09-2009 at 03:41 AM
I have just bottled my first homebrew and the bottles have been sitting in my lounge room, out
of direct sunlight but in a bright area of the house.I have just read somewhere that sunlight
is bad for ...
Posted in thread: Is my wort too cold?? on 07-29-2009 at 01:07 PM
I have just made my first batch of home brew (Australian Coopers Pale Ale) and it has beeen
fermenting for 3 days now. My only concern is that it is winter here in Australia and its quite
cold so my b...
Posted in thread: Is my batch going to work?? on 07-27-2009 at 02:16 AM
Thanks everyone, its now been 20 hours since I added all the ingredients and my airlock is now
bubbling away nicely. Thanks for all the replys!Im really enjoying the experience, this could