Found can of Coopers Ale!

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  1. Vallka

    Vallka Well-Known Member

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    I just found a can of Coopers Ale malt mix in a box of stuff I bought last week, it's still capped with instructions and yeast. It has expired in 2015.
    I'm thinking of brewing it up just for fun!
    What do you think?.......lol
     
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    Go ahead. It'll work...may not taste great. Nothing to lose. :)
    The yeast may very well be viable but I'd proof it in some water with a little sugar to make sure it takes off before depending on it to ferment a batch.
     
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    Maybe I'll toss in some my leftover hops, add a little flavor. And maybe I'll leave it in the fermenter for a month or so
     
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    The coopers yeast is a cockroach ...i know the Coopers R&D guy left a pack in freezer for over 3 years and it still took off , depending which can it is it may be a blend of ale and lager yeast or an ale strain but either way proofing wouldn't be a bad idea
     

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