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by Dadstaxi
Sun Jul 22, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Customise Your Beer Kits
Topic: " Ditch's Stout " Master Class .....
Replies: 1798
Views: 154745

Re: " Ditch's Stout " Master Class .....

It sure can - imagine a small bathroom with a Ditch's stout and 5 x 5 gallons of Elderflower all underway...
by Dadstaxi
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Customise Your Beer Kits
Topic: " Ditch's Stout " Master Class .....
Replies: 1798
Views: 154745

Re: " Ditch's Stout " Master Class .....

Time for a taste test: best described as Dandelion and Burdock with attitude so quite nice really.
by Dadstaxi
Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Customise Your Beer Kits
Topic: " Ditch's Stout " Master Class .....
Replies: 1798
Views: 154745

Re: " Ditch's Stout " Master Class .....

Well a bit of a delayed update: this brew was kegged a couple of days ago: The initial taste suggested it was a bit thin but bearing in mind where and indeed how I started and indeed the prevailing temperatures, that may not be a total surprise. Because of the apparent lack of body, I added a good 4...
by Dadstaxi
Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: Coopers Ginger Beer Kits - no more. Alternatives?
Replies: 3
Views: 384

Re: Coopers Ginger Beer Kits - no more. Alternatives?

Thank you - Have you tried it?
by Dadstaxi
Sun Jul 08, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Kit Brewing
Topic: Coopers Ginger Beer Kits - no more. Alternatives?
Replies: 3
Views: 384

Coopers Ginger Beer Kits - no more. Alternatives?

Well the trusty children pacifier is no longer available. Apparently it is going to be improved before a potential re-launch.
Is there a tried and trusted alternative please?
by Dadstaxi
Sun Jul 08, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Customise Your Beer Kits
Topic: " Ditch's Stout " Master Class .....
Replies: 1798
Views: 154745

Re: " Ditch's Stout " Master Class .....

So is the thinking that I may have too much sugar in there and "The reason being that tea has a lot of tannins that would go really well in a strong stout to balance out any sweetness"?
by Dadstaxi
Sun Jul 08, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Customise Your Beer Kits
Topic: " Ditch's Stout " Master Class .....
Replies: 1798
Views: 154745

Re: " Ditch's Stout " Master Class .....

2 bored teenage children, no Coopers ginger beer kits to be had,a hedgerow full of Elderflowers and 8 empty kegs ( but only 1 FV) what else is chap to do?
by Dadstaxi
Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Customise Your Beer Kits
Topic: " Ditch's Stout " Master Class .....
Replies: 1798
Views: 154745

Re: " Ditch's Stout " Master Class .....

I was clearing out the cupboard the other day and tripped over a tin of Coopers stout - not sure how it was left unused but the use by date was 2013. There was no yeast but cue further rummaging. This revealed a kilo of brewing sugar and a sachet of Safale 04 yeast with a 2015 expiry date. I followe...