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Old 11-14-2012, 06:41 PM   #1
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i want to buy a coopers diy kit, and i will brew the beer that comes with it but i was also curious if i could use it for other types of alchoholic beverages like mead, hard cider, and wine or would i need to buy all new equiptment to do all that


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Old 11-14-2012, 06:46 PM   #2
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i want to buy a coopers diy kit, and i will brew the beer that comes with it but i was also curious if i could use it for other types of alchoholic beverages like mead, hard cider, and wine or would i need to buy all new equiptment to do all that
It should work fine for those other things, though for the long fermentation/aging periods involved with mead, cider and wine (sometimes 12 months +) it would better to get an additional glass 3-6 gallon carboy with a stopper and airlock so they don't tie up your primary fermenting bucket.
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