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    Reviving a flat cider?

    I carbonate with 160g of sugar in 23 litres,but no wouldn't say its that sweet.
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    Reviving a flat cider?

    After bottling a Blackrock Cider kit two months ago I am very pleased with the taste but disappointed with the lack of fizz. If I steralise a set of new caps do you think it would be possible to pop the caps off, throw in a carbonation drop and recap?
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    Bags in boxes.

    I use them all the time. Typically making the Kenridge Classic kits. Fill 4 x 5L bags and the rest into bottles and it seems to keep fine for a few months (but doesn't last that long when you have wine on tap!!). I think they key is to only push the tap in to the 2nd notch. This gives a good...
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    Bulk Storing of European Lager

    After being pleased with how the Coopers Australian Lager turned out I did a Coopers European Lager a few months ago. The garage was nice and cold so I was able to keep around 14 degrees with heating belts on timers for 3 weeks in primary then a couple of weeks in secondary. After just over a...
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    Which white?

    Just need to get the classic finished in the next couple of weeks then on with the showcase. Then I will start planning the next red, thinking chateu de roi or Selection Luna rosso.
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    Which white?

    Ok, maybe a little rash without tasting the classic Sauvignon blanc but hav plumped for the showcase New Zealand Sauvignon blanc. At least I will be able to compare the two!
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    Priming Question

    Brilliant, thanks
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    Priming Question

    Having already racked off a lager into a clean FV can you batch prime by adding the sugar syrup to the beer or do you have to rack the beer onto the syrup?
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    Which white?

    I have just finished 23 litres of Kenridge classic Barolo and although young is tasting pretty good. I have 23 litres of Kenridge classic Sauvignon blanc on at the moment but as we get through loads of white in summer I want to get the next white started as this one is drawing to a close. We...
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    what 30 bottle kit to buy?

    Was the Sauvignon blanc the classic or the showcase?
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    what 30 bottle kit to buy?

    After pouring through reviews I went for the Kenridge classic Barolo and Sauvignon blanc. After trying some very cheap kits in the past I didn't want to be faced with lack of body and flavour so the 10 litres of juice made my mind up. We have hard water so I used value bottled water to make it...
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    Not enough sugar?

    Just checked instructions and says 1kg of brew enhancer 2 or 500g light dry malt with 250g sugar/dextrose. Guess if I can get down to 1.008 will end up around 4% after priming
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    Not enough sugar?

    Cheers, dilemma then! Fermenting at around 16deg so might just leave another week, prime and bottle.
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    Coopers European Lager Kit

    What priming rate have people used? I used two carbonation drops per bottle for the Coopers Australian lager and it came out perfect so would this suit the European as well?
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    Not enough sugar?

    Brewing a coopers euro lager and instructions said to use 750g of sugar. I used 500g of light spraymalt with 250g of brewing sugar. OG started at 1.034 and after two weeks was down to 1.012 so not looking strong at all. Should I have added more sugar and what would happen if I added more now?
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    Coopers European Lager Kit

    Do you think I have underdone the sugar and if so can this be rectified? Cheers
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    Coopers European Lager Kit

    I started mine with 500g of light spray malt and 250g of brewing sugar. OG was only at 1.034 and after two weeks is 1.010 so not looking great. Started at just over 20 and dropped to around 16deg and was still bubbling nicely. Do you think I have underdone the sugar and if so is there any point...
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    30 bottle wine kit question

    I am currently fermenting a 30 bottle Kenridge kit and have a quick question. I have one 23 carboy and one 30 litre fermentation vessel. I am in the carboy for the second part of the fermentation but when I move to the degassing stage will it be ok to go to a 23 litre FV or should I then go...
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    Magnum, Apple Cider Review

    Had this in the bottles for about 3 weeks and not bad. Bit low on fizz even though I went for two carbonation drops and left for well over a week at room temperature. There is a very feint eggy/poo smell that hopefully will go away with age but doesn't spoil it. Can see this one being good on...
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    Kenridge classic sauvignon blanc

    Got this one to go after the Borollo. Really looking forward to trying both of these after all the good reviews. Couldn't even revisit a sneaky taste after the first two weeks of fermentation and already you can tell there is a real depth of flavour. A quick question though, I have one 23...
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