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Wax

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Ok chaps Im putting a brew down this weekend and it going into my brand spanking new keg system :chug: .

I want to get your opinion on great tasting ales. What is your all time favourite ale? Have you got any tricks that will improve the flavours?

Cheers
Wax
 

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Simplest - easiest award winning kit is as follows:

Morgans Golden Saaz - make with dextrose - use a good lager yeast - S189 or K97 - dry hop with 25 gms of Saaz for 2 weeks in secondary.

Keg thru a GMK pre keg filter - gas and enjoy.

Have not found anyone that does not like it.
 

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Favourite ale kit?

Smugglers Ale - Muntons Premium Gold.

Its about $40, but its a mix+pitch kit.

ESBs fresh wort kits are nice too (I've only tried the APA, and it was tasty).
 

Wax

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Kook,

I've also tried ESB fresh wort APA. And I agree, a very nice drop. Might give the Smugglers a crack.
 

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If your just starting you can't go wrong with a Coopers lager , dextrose or liquid malt instead of sugar.
You can fine tune once know know what the basics taste like
 

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for real class wax try one of the grumpys masterbrew kits with your can.my favourite is a coopers lager or draught mixed with the boston cream ale bag.
sensational
 

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I havent made that many yet but im just starting to drink a MSB Pale Ale.
Tastes bloody good for just a Can and yeast.

cheers
 

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generally buy coopers coz it's good and australian and in my supermarket for cheap.

I reckon those ESB 3kg kits are good.
 

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ESB 3kg Aussie Draught, Czech Pilsner or Traditional Extra Special Bitter depending on your taste and whether you can brew the Pilsner cold enough. All 3 are dump 'n stir and all three are excellent. Come with Saf yeasts standard. I have dry hopped them when racking with Cascade, Saaz and EK Goldings respectively, but you can get away without if you want.

The Morgan's Golden Saaz also used to be a fave. Try GMK's recipe.

Shawn.
 

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Thanks for that boys. Big D, I like the idea of grumpys masterbrew kits. Still not sure what I'll pick but you've given me some thing to look out for when i visit the HBS tomorrow. Will let you know Monday (don't have the net at home).

Have a good weekend all.

Wax
 

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probably a bit off topic, but threw down a Grumpy's excelsior partial the other day. Brewed 2 weeks cc 1 week, (i couldnt wait).

Tasted it tonight probably one of the best brews ive done awesome!!!!


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Strange how different palates taste beer differently. Everyone including Jayse say what a great beer this is. I did the partial mash excelsior, and I hate it! I seem to be the only one, but to me the combination of a fair amount of wheat, plus a mix of Goldings and Cascade hops gives an acidic harsh flavour. Must be unique to me cos everyone else raves about it. Weird.
 

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morgans royal oak amber. my favorite so far. could deffinitely be used to make a js amber type beer
joe
 

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