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  • Posted in thread: coopers can (1 month) on 11-25-2015 at 07:53 PM
    I would carb per usual. 5oz of sugar for 5 gal, for example.

  • Posted in thread: Pappy's pub cider fermentation experiences on 11-25-2015 at 04:20 AM
    Its at 1.014 now and still very sweet.

  • Posted in thread: Brewed an English Bitter today (BIAB) on 11-24-2015 at 10:13 PM
    The biggest disappointment was the drop in temp during the hour mash. I really need to get my
    insulation cut to fit the new kettleI had a similar drop in temp - I mashed 4lbs of maris
    otter. It was ab...

  • Posted in thread: Coopers English Bitter on 11-24-2015 at 07:01 PM
    That measn initial fermentation is finishing up. It'll then slowly, uneventfully creep down to
    a stable FG,. Then settle out clearer after that.Yeah its one of the fastest times i can
    remeber the foam...

  • Posted in thread: Coopers English Bitter on 11-24-2015 at 12:11 AM
    My Typical FG for this recipe is about 1.010 for 6 gallons, or 23L. Cooper's yeast is high
    flocculation, so it should drop quite clear when it's done. I got some of mine in the fridge a
    couple days ag...

  • Posted in thread: Coopers English Bitter on 11-22-2015 at 01:09 AM
    Hm, well, 19L equals 5.016 USG. that'd raise the ABV a bit. After mash & sparge, you should
    have 3 to 3 1/2 gallons boil volume. Chill hot wort to 75F (23.89C), then strain into fermenter
    & top off wi...

  • Posted in thread: How should I be covering my fermentor? on 11-21-2015 at 01:19 PM
    My new batch is a cheese cloth and towel. :D Just because i don't have a lid - its an old brew
    bucket. After doing "open fermentations" a few times lately, it seems to be working. But i
    would use an a...

  • Posted in thread: Coopers English bitter with maris otter on 11-19-2015 at 10:30 PM
    HI folks, i'm going to brew this up tommorrow. This is my first time using base malt.Basic
    outline:1. Mash 4lbs of MO is a grain bag for 60min @ 65-682. Sparge by removing the bag and
    putting it into ...

  • Posted in thread: Coopers English Bitter on 11-17-2015 at 06:20 PM
    Yeah, 60 minute boil, but only if you're adding bittering hops. Otherwise, if you're just going
    with the bittering in the Cooper's can, just use the willamette as a flavor addition @ 15
    minutes left i...

  • Posted in thread: Coopers English Bitter on 11-16-2015 at 11:35 PM
    @ 1.50 quarts per pound of grain, that's 1 1/2 gallons (USG) for the 4lbs of grist. Crushed of
    course. Then I'd sparge with 1.5 to 2 gallons to get to boil volume of 3-3.5 gallons. Sparge
    water should...


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