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Old 04-29-2012, 01:50 PM   #1
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I saw coopers has bought mr. beer. What do you think about that???


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Old 04-29-2012, 02:55 PM   #2
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Old 04-29-2012, 03:18 PM   #3
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Only time will tell. Change isn't always good or always bad so give them some time to work things out.
I'm keeping an open mind.
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Old 04-29-2012, 03:42 PM   #4
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i like the mr. beer products but there expenisve. i can make a five gallon batch cheaper than there two gallon refills. i have done all the mr. beer kits and only like the oktoberfest. Now i do all grain 2 gallon batches in my mr beer fermator. We will see what happens.
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I heard that Coopers will be making all the refills now and they will no longer have the Booster. I think this will result in a better end product, but I personally quickly moved away from their refills because they are overpriced.
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Old 04-29-2012, 09:18 PM   #6
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I heard that Coopers will be making all the refills now and they will no longer have the Booster. I think this will result in a better end product, but I personally quickly moved away from their refills because they are overpriced.
Me too!! That is what started me down this avenue of AG brewing.
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Me too!! That is what started me down this avenue of AG brewing.
Yeah, my wife bought me a Mr Beer kit for Christmas and after four batches I jumped to 5 gallon, AG batches. It was a great starting point, but my beer is much better now.
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ilike to make test batches in it, so i dont have 5 gallons of beer i dont like
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I can't imagine the booster will disappear.
Coopers currently sells 2 versions of booster (enhancer 1 and 2). Why wouldn't they want to sell more of their product because the recipes are scaled to a 2 gallon fermentor?
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i used the booster in all my batches just to increase the abv.


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