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  • Lancaster Co., PA
  • Rocketry,homebrewing
  • Jimmy Buffett
  • Stella Artois clone,
    Munich Helles
  • Cooper's Tradition Lager
  • Cooper's European Lager
  • American IPA,
    Spiced Holiday Ale
  • Married


  • Posted in thread: Best way to clean a Better Bottle? on 04-18-2011 at 07:09 PM're not supposed to use a brush on a Better Bottle? uh-oh.......:eek:

  • Posted in thread: Coopers Ginger Beer in Canada on 04-15-2011 at 05:42 PM
    The ginger beer kits from Australia cannot be imported into the US because of a particular
    sweetener that is in them. I honestly don't know what it it is, but it isn't approved by our US
    Food & Drug A...

  • Posted in thread: Cooper's DME: the REAL story, anyone? on 03-18-2011 at 06:58 PM
    In all honesty, I rarely take OG readings anymore [I'm lazy, ok?] but when I do them, it seams
    like all of the Coopers kits come in at about 1.045 - 1.050 range, regardless of what I put in

  • Posted in thread: Cooper's DME: the REAL story, anyone? on 03-18-2011 at 02:54 PM
    I use Coopers kits all the time. Like with any other brewing method [and I've done just about
    them all] you can make some really good beer with them, or some not-so-good ones. I have made
    the IPA and ...

  • Posted in thread: help with coopers IPA on 03-11-2011 at 04:49 PM
    I think you're Ok with the fermentables you listed, as they are formulated to work well with
    dextrose. That said, from my experience with thier IPA kit, you might want to throw some more
    hops in or be...

  • Posted in thread: Sweet Texas Apple Cider on 02-14-2011 at 03:26 AM
    Yes, this DOES sound tasty! Keep us informed! :mug:

  • Posted in thread: Worst beer you have ever made/had. on 02-14-2011 at 03:23 AM
    Anything brewed by Gettys Brew, a now closed brewpub outside of Gettysburg, PA. We went there
    in 2004 with high expectations. Being a homebrewer, I know bad beer - I've made my share. I
    ordered the sa...

  • Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 02-13-2011 at 09:49 PM
    Bottled mine this past Wednesday, used 3/4 cup corn sugar. Being a nerd I cracked one open on
    Friday night. Of course it wasn't fully carbonated, but it actually tasted good, not green at
    all. I've go...

  • Posted in thread: Coopers Real Ale Recipe on 02-09-2011 at 01:03 PM
    hey guys, i'm ready to start my second batch. i already have a can of coopers real ale extract,
    2 kg of coopers brewing sugar, and a bag of the carbonation drops. i was just wondering if
    someone could...

  • Posted in thread: Coopers extract kits and alcohol content on 02-08-2011 at 08:22 PM
    If made as per "recipe", they all usually come in with an OG of 1.040 - 1.045.

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