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samuria



Joined: 01 Jun 2016
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Location: norwich

PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2017 11:27 am    Post subject: muntons beer kits  Reply with quote

just picked up 3 beer kits from local carboot. £3.00, the date is nov. 2016.
should they be ok?  would you guys use
new yeast or will that be ok also.  
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HonkHonk



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2017 11:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Being tight I'd use it rather than buy more lol.
Nice find too  
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brewer66



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Location: South Yorkshire

PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2017 1:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The kits will be OK provided the tins aren't badly rusted.
Again the yeast should be OK.
Try it, if it has not started in 2 to 3 days depending on temperature just pitch a fresh yeast.    
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samuria



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2017 1:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

tins are nice and clean, no rust on them. the guy had lots of wine kits also. yeast and instructions are under the lids. 1 barley wine 1 scottish heavy 1 nut brown ale.
now need to buy some sugar  
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samuria



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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2017 10:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

started the barley wine
and its working ok  

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