Wilkos Velvet Stout Again.......

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Wilkos Velvet Stout Again.......

Post by WalesAles » Tue Oct 03, 2017 6:03 pm

No Coopers Stout, so I am using this again.
I will stay off MonkeyBrew`s thread because he thinks He can replicate my Earl Grey Stout! :D =D>

1 Can Wilkos Velvet Stout to 20Lts
1Kg Med Spraymalt
500gr Dem Sugar
Yeast in at 22deg
SG 1050
Day 7 Split Brew, 38 Vanilla Chai Tea Bags in one FV, 40 Rooibos Earl Grey Tea Bags in another FV.
Game On MonkeyBoy! :D :D

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Re: Wilkos Velvet Stout Again.......

Post by 6470zzy » Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:46 pm

What is your opinion on the Wilkos Velvet versus the Coopers Stout? Is the Coopers a better Kit?

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Re: Wilkos Velvet Stout Again.......

Post by alexlark » Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:29 pm

I've done both with minimum additions and prefer the Coopers. Stuck half a tin of treacle in the Wilko and the old man loved it.

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Re: Wilkos Velvet Stout Again.......

Post by WalesAles » Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:19 pm

6470zzy wrote:
Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:46 pm
What is your opinion on the Wilkos Velvet versus the Coopers Stout? Is the Coopers a better Kit?
Cheers
0zzy,
The Coopers Kit is my go to kit because it never fails. (no heater, no temp control, FV in Trug with a Duvet to cover it,
no airlock, no peeking for 2wks).
I might peek after 3 days because this stuff spews everywhere and stinks if left too long! #-o
The Wilkos kit is good with additions. :D

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Re: Wilkos Velvet Stout Again.......

Post by WalesAles » Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:04 pm

Hello Everyone,
Put the Tea bags in the split Brew last Weds.
Took them out and bottled the Brew Yesterday.
The Rooibos Earl Grey smells and tastes BLM! :D
The Vanilla Chai smells and tastes even more BLM! :D There is an edge to this taste that is very hard to describe, VERY BLM! :D
Gaz, BB and MB, you will love the Vanilla Chai! =D>
Going to the `Enhanced Kit` thread now because Monkey is not liking His Earl Grey Stout! #-o

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Re: Wilkos Velvet Stout Again.......

Post by WalesAles » Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:54 pm

Only Meeeeeeeee! :D
The Earl Grey Stout is BLM! :D
The Vanilla Chai has got an edge to it and I know what it is! :D
It is just like the Gruit Ale I made a few years ago.

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