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    Coopers Irish Stout Alteration

    I have a can of Coopers Irish Stout sitting around and i wanted to increase the head retention. I had made one previously, but it was very sweet and not bitter enough to my tastes. I am a amature at homebrewing having only done extract batches. I want to add crystal malt to the recipe along with...
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    Kegs

    sweet thanks man
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    Kegs

    hey thanks man, you know what the shippings like? like who they use.
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    Kegs

    I'm from calgary alberta and im having a tough time finding a place that sells 5gal kegs, or any size for that matter. my question is where can i get one? or is there a trusted site i can order them from.
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    First Partial Mash

    Going to start my first partial mash today. Just wondering if anyone had any advice or tips for me. I'm doing a coopers irish stout and will be using: 1lb Crystal Malt 1.7kg Irish Stout 2oz cascade for bittering, 1 oz for dry hopping Irish Moss 11g Nottingham yeast
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    Coopers Stout

    thats relieving, i was astonished at how sweet it was. I don't have to many friends who homebrew so this site is kinda like my safe haven haha. It was just so chochlatly and overwhelming it tasted like chocolate beer.
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    Coopers Stout

    I made a coopers stout and it just finished its primary. I tasted the sample and it was overwhelmingly chocolate, and sweet. I was thinking of hopping in a secondary to level out the sweetness with a mild cascade hop. I know dry hoppings meant for aroma but i was hoping it might sharpen up the...
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    Racking Question

    right on thanks guys
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    Racking Question

    I have a coopers stout in the primary right now and was wondering if i should bother racking it. I know its good to rack lagers and pale ales for clarity but does it make a difference with a stout? 500g DME Coopers Original Stout 1.7 kg 1 kg Brew Enhancer 2
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    Coopers Lager lookes like an ale?

    now that looks like what a lager should be. and what mine looked like when i bottled it, being a new brewer i just had to try it a week out haha. anyways, i already have bought dme for my next brew after my pilsner, already 2 weeks in and it hasnt stopped bubbling. figured id try a stout, seein...
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    Coopers Lager lookes like an ale?

    no i couldn't see it, i only joined like 2 hours ago
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    Coopers Lager lookes like an ale?

    thats the exact colour it looks like when i poured it, that bottle was a little overcarbonated though. yeah this is only the 2 week mark, im gonna open the next one a month from now see if its any better. like i said the only strange part about the taste was it was malty, maybe under...
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    Coopers Lager lookes like an ale?

    http://www.megaupload.com/?d=G79Y2ID8 that was easy haha
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    Coopers Lager lookes like an ale?

    i took a picture but im havin trouble uploading it. says it has to be a url. not sure how to get it on a web address
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    Coopers Lager lookes like an ale?

    haha thats alright. it was the coopers beginners kit, i put the can in hot tap water and left it to thin the malt. waited 20 minutes poured the malt in then the water then the brewing sugar that comes with the kit, not sure if its dextros or not. mixed thoroughly. moved it to were it was going...
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    Coopers Lager lookes like an ale?

    brewed my first coopers lager the one that comes with the kit, followed instructions. left in the fermenter for 7 days, hydrometer read 1010 for two days, bottled in 750 ml bottles. left for 2 weeks and opened one to see how they were coming. poured it and it was amber! it was carbonated. tasted...
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