Lager kit recommendation for a newbie

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Lager kit recommendation for a newbie

Post by MashBag » Wed May 26, 2021 10:25 am

Can anyone recommend a good lager kit for kegging to get a beginner interested.

Backstory: Built a bar now what to stock it with draught beer.

Normally drinks Peroni, Moretti & Bud so I am completely out of my depth.

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Re: Lager kit recommendation for a newbie

Post by cwrw gwent » Mon Jun 07, 2021 10:13 am

Many recommend Coopers European Lager as it uses proper lager yeast but it needs 12 weeks maturation, so even if you started now, it wouldn't be ready until September. Coopers do a number of other well-regarded lagers that use an ale/lager yeast mix and ferment well in the British summer - they will be ready sooner.
I like the look of the Muntons Gold two-can Continental Pilsner but it probably needs two or three months to mature so I'll postpone purchase and brewing until next year.
One widely-available kit I could not recommend is Geordie Lager - too watery for my taste.
Sorry I can't be of further help. Hopefully, some lager drinkers will answer your post.

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Re: Lager kit recommendation for a newbie

Post by Nitro Jim » Mon Jun 07, 2021 8:59 pm

Wilko Cerveza is not too bad if brewed to 19/20 litres... All my lager drinking friends don't waste it!
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Re: Lager kit recommendation for a newbie

Post by Nashbrew » Tue Jun 08, 2021 10:23 am

Mexican Cerveza all day long for me
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Re: Lager kit recommendation for a newbie

Post by Johnny » Tue Jun 08, 2021 3:10 pm

I started with coppers Mexican Cerveza, took me 10 days in wort then bottled it. 2 weeks later was drinking them.

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Re: Lager kit recommendation for a newbie

Post by IPA » Tue Jun 08, 2021 6:12 pm

Without wishing to cause offense I reccomend personal counselling. People who drink those brands are the ones who drink from the bottle with the label facing the the person in front of them. They also wear their clothes with the makers label visible.

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Cerveza is Spanish for beer. In this case a complete misnomer
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Re: Lager kit recommendation for a newbie

Post by Johnny » Tue Jun 08, 2021 8:15 pm

Everyone’s different I suppose and got their own personal taste.

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Re: Lager kit recommendation for a newbie

Post by WalesAles » Tue Jun 08, 2021 9:14 pm

Try this then......
viewtopic.php?f=4&t=83238

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little tiny weeny bit of sediment that comes from the bottom of the bottle! 8)

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