Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Last night I tried my very first sip of the Cooper’s Lager that I’d been brewing. It was good but a little flat. I may not have let it ferment long enough or maybe there wasn’t enough sugar in it, I’m not sure, but I have 29 more bottles that will age and I will try. Above is my reaction to the Cooper’s Lager.

Celebrate Cerveza and brew this Cinco de Mayo!

I probably should have brewed up a batch of the Coopers Mexican Cerveza because it just so happened that the beer I brewed is ready for Cinco de Mayo. Too late for that but I can always brew up a batch if I get myself the Mexican Cerveza kit, which is 20% off if you use coupon code “CERVEZA” at checkout. Coupon good till Mother’s Day.

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8 thoughts on “Happy Cinco de Mayo!”

    1. David,
      While I did enjoy the taste of the beer in the video what I really enjoyed more was making the beer. Since I really shouldn’t have much alcohol at all, I’m 98% on the wagon completely (I have type II diabetes and should avoid all alcohol) that beer was probably the first I had had in several weeks. I am looking forward to sharing the beer with friends and family though. I’ll give it a little more time to ferment though. Need more carbonation.

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  1. I hope everyone has a good time for cinco dey mayo. But this is my first time on your blog and I have to say I love the picture of you fishing on your canoe. I see your a fan of canoe fishing just like me.

    1. James,

      I have never fised from my kayak, I think what you see is my Xshot kayak mount. That is what I use to film myself while out on the water. I would like to fish sometime though.

  2. I agree that it may have needed a little more sugar and definitely a little more time. The yeast loves to nomnomnom on the sugar, so the more sugar, the more carbonation, and the more of a head you’ll get on the beer. A good-sized head, is, well, GOOD!

    But if it tasted good, you are on the right track. Crack one open in another week and let us know how it is!
    .-= Look at what Christine wrote blog ..Not this crap again! =-.

    1. Christine,
      I’m also thinking that the fermentation wasn’t warm enough overall so the yeasts did not nom nom enough. I think next time I will put the whole fermenter into the water heater room in the basement. Now, what beer to make next….

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