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Old 12-31-2008, 04:11 PM   #1
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Does anyone have any experience with Austin Homebrew's clone kits? I'm thinking about trying their Warsteiner clone, so I was wondering if anyone had any experience with their kits.

 
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Old 12-31-2008, 04:16 PM   #2
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Never done that one per say, but i have been happy with their copykits before.. infact.. I have a shiner bock kit I am doing in a week..

 
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Old 12-31-2008, 04:17 PM   #3
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Austin Homebrew Kits are the bomb. They consistently nail the beers and you won't find fresher liquid malt extract IMHO.

 
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Old 12-31-2008, 04:19 PM   #4
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I believe we've done a Stella Artois clone, from Austin which turned out really well.

In fact we've been serving it over the holiday's and have had comments from regular Stella drinkers that they liked ours better than the original.

Haven't ever tried the Warsteiner though.

 
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Old 12-31-2008, 04:22 PM   #5
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Back at the beginning of the year I did the Fat Tire clone, it was my first PM beer and my mash temp was a little low so that monkeyed with the body of the beer, but it was pretty damn close.

The AHS kits are really quite good if not down right awesome.
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Old 12-31-2008, 04:29 PM   #6
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I've done 4 of them and they have been great so far, all 4 partial mash (or mini mash, as they call it) and liquid yeast.

 
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Old 12-31-2008, 04:32 PM   #7
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I've never done a AHB kit, but with all of the support and excellent reviews Forrest gets, I don't think you can go wrong with one of theirs. Also, if there's a problem Forrest is pretty quick to make it right. Happy brewing

 
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Old 12-31-2008, 04:37 PM   #8
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I did 2 with dry yeast, I think I will try one of them again with liquid yeast (Blue Moon clone) and get Newcastle again for sure.
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Old 12-31-2008, 04:43 PM   #9
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...what they all said
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Old 12-31-2008, 04:54 PM   #10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by EdWort View Post
Austin Homebrew Kits are the bomb. They consistently nail the beers and you won't find fresher liquid malt extract IMHO.
1++ I love AHS kits, in fact they're the only kits I buy. I've got a Rogue Mocha Porter kit going right now.

 
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