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Old 02-06-2006, 05:24 AM   #1
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Just curious what peoples opinions are on these. Im not exactly sure what is in them I think just DME and dextrose. Are these must have if you are using a simple canned kit. Also are there any easy recipe websites that go along with a canned kit like Coopers or Muntons, something where you would add one or 2 types of malt.

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Old 02-06-2006, 06:21 AM   #2
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I'm pretty sure most of those beer enhancer kits have heading and clarifying aids as well as maltodextrins. I've never used one myself.
As for the recipes, I have found a few at beerrecipes.org but that was just going through them at random, you could try a search for 'kit' there. There are a few other recipe sights too but I can't remember them off-hand. Google it.

PS what do you think about flickr?
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Old 02-06-2006, 10:08 AM   #3
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If you are talking about the likes of Muntonís beer enhancer they enhance compared to using pure table sugar.
It depends whether you want to brew with kits or put the ingredients together your self.
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Old 02-06-2006, 10:59 AM   #4
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Yeah my HBS sells them as "Goodies Packs" a mix of dex, light dry malt and corn syryp mostly. I don't normally get them, I just add more malt and not worry about the dex. the corn syryp aids head retention tho.
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Old 02-06-2006, 08:24 PM   #5
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[quote=Cheyco

PS what do you think about flickr?[/quote]

Thx for the replies....My HBS has the muntons kit, I am just easing my way into the hobby, so I like the kits but would not mind adding an ingredient or 2. As for flickr its pretty easy to use, I like it.

 
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Old 02-07-2006, 12:35 AM   #6
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beer enhancer kit? a kit consisting of Jessica Simpson and the girl from the Apricot Ale label in the other thread would really enhance my beer. ... be a perfect complement actually...

 
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Old 02-07-2006, 04:32 AM   #7
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Sasquatch beer is well enough endowed that it requires no "enhancement". Careful what you order from the back of magazines.
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Quote:
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Sasquatch beer is well enough endowed that it requires no "enhancement". Careful what you order from the back of magazines.
Yes, but does Sasquatch have a smile on his face like this?

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