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Old 12-04-2013, 06:44 AM   #21
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Hopefully going to pick this up today with the free brewing sugar. Was thinking of adding 1kg brewing sugar with 500g light spray malt or is it better to use less brewing sugar? Anyone any updates on taste?
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Old 12-04-2013, 06:56 AM   #22
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I cracked a bottle of this last night and to say its only been bottled for two weeks I was pretty impressed and so was the missus! Couple more weeks and this should be bang on! I used 500g light spraymalt and the free brewing sugar
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Great stuff I'll go that route too then, can't argue for £14! What priming rates did you use?
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Old 12-04-2013, 09:14 AM   #24
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3/4 tsp per 500ml bottle and the carbonation is perfect
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Old 14-04-2013, 12:03 PM   #25
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It doesn't look like this one is going to last very long it's going down far too easily!
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Put this on yesterday using 500g light spraymalt and 1kg brewing sugar, OG of 1.044
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This is a nice cheap beer. I made it last year and while it certainly tastes more euro larger than the coopers it certainly was refreshing with some lime and tequila in.
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Bottled mine today, OG 1.044, FG 1.007 and batch primed with 140g sugar. Very cloudy at the moment, hopefully clears nicely
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Thought i would give this a go too. What temps are you guys fermenting at?










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The wilko kits all seem to come with the same (ale) yeast and instructions IME.
The instructions say 4-6 days between 18 and 20 degC.
I fermented the Wilko pilsner @ 20 degC - currently conditioning but at bottling tasted pretty good for that stage, currently doing the same with Hoppy Copper.

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