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Offline BrewingRookie

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Question about Coopers Real Ale Extract
« on: May 03, 2011, 05:47:52 PM »
I have a recipe that calls for Coopers Real Ale extract, but I would like to use grains and my own hops instead.  Doe's anyone know of a good conversion from this extract to grain.

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Re: Question about Coopers Real Ale Extract
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2011, 06:28:06 PM »
2-row, maybe with a touch of crystal

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Re: Question about Coopers Real Ale Extract
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2011, 08:15:29 PM »
  What style are you making? Coopers real ale is hopped, I have used a prehopped extract twice and never really liked them. I've found that books are the best way to develop recipes. I will find a style ,find three or four recipes and create my own. Without knowing more I would say like Bonjour, a 2 row and maybe a 10l crystal malt to keep the color light. Investigate your style to come up with your hops.
 Good luck.
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