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    What About A Corona Clone

    Hi Batz, Bout time I was able to put back in rather than keep asking silly newbie brewer questions. I had a Corona clone at a mates place a few weeks ago. I asked what it was and was told that it was a Beermakers Mexican Cerveza with a #15 Brew blend (Converter Kit) from Brewcraft...
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    Long Ferment

    Thks Guys I will stick with it. Time to buy a second frigde I guess. Yoyo
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    Long Ferment

    Hi All, I put a Bavarinan Lager in last Saturday morning, the temp has been held at a constant 20 to 24 degrees all week, I used 1 kg of Dextrose and added the yeast from the pack (Coopers) it started to work after 24 hours and is still working, 1 bubble every 10 seconds, it has been going like...
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    Adding Hops Tablets

    THKS GMK How many tablets do I add, Do I just drop them in or do I mix them with anything? Yoyo
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    Adding Hops Tablets

    Hi All Can anyone give me some advice on Hops Tablets. I have a Barvaian Lager (Coopers) in at the moment and working well, been down for three days. I am going to rack it and let it sit for a few days before bottling, can i add hops to that?. How much will it change the taste Thks Yoyo
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    Bitter Taste

    Nah, nuthin that bad, I used a beer converter pack and had everything laid out in order so I didnt stuff it up! Bl**dy thing :blink: Kids reckon they would have used the money better and laughed something hard at me - willing to swap three kids for a kegging system - any takers!
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    Bitter Taste

    Hi All, Well the update continues....... The bubbling has stopped, the Sg was 1006. The wife wants the barrel gone, the kids claim they will go to the union for more money if I dont pay more attention to them. I lifted the lid very gently and set up to rack. Couldn't resist a little taste...
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    Potential - None

    Thank you one and all for the warm welcome. :) :D I have only just returned home after a work trip out west NSW for a few days. The news of the first brew continues. Wife now warming to new hobby, specially when I told her I wont need to go to the pub Friday afternoons - much. Kids still...
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    Racking?

    Hi Guys, I have jumped forums for the time being cause I'm interested in racking as well, you know, first time racker - long time drinker. I put my very first brew down yesterday, (see Potential - None. In the active threads) I got the new drum this morning (wife really annoyed, kids worried...
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    Potential - None

    :D Thks Guys, that info was great. The hot water was straight from the hot water tap and left to sit for about 5 minutes before adding the yeast. I am also pleased to report the birth of my first bubble at 0412 Hrs this morning. The Temp is stable at 24 to 26 deg according to the sticky temp...
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    Potential - None

    :unsure: Oh Dear! So there I was, at the local Hardware/Brewing supplies store, standing in line waiting to pay the bill for a tool I needed to fix something or other that I didn't know I owned, looking over the home brewing supplies when the urge took me, I brought a kit for the first time. I...
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