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Month: March 2004

4. Coopers Classic Old Dark Ale

20040306:
Coopers Old Dark Extract
– 14pm: Sanitise in normal household bleach
– 14:10 Start a yeast starter
– 15:00 Mix extract, 1 kg white suger
– 15:30 Mix finished: OG 1.043, temp: 26C

20040307:
– 8:45: Temperature fallen to 22C

20040311:
– 13:00 Temperature 21C
FG: 1.005

20040327:
– 19:00 Moved to kitchen to let yeast fall back
to the bottom before bottling.
Temperature 21C

20040328:
– 14:00 FG 1.004
Added 180g corn sugar in approx. 1L of handluke water
and slowly stirred.
Bottled:
29 0.33 bottles
16 0.45 Grolsch bottles
6 0.75 Coopers plastic bottles

Taste is good, quite smooth and just a slight touch of yeast. The three week fermentation, leaving more time for secondary fermentation, is definately a good idea.

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