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Old 06-05-2010, 02:47 PM   #1
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Default Extreme color & flavoring

Don't know how to phrase this question;
but my wife just purcahsed a Wild Blue, Wild Blueberry beer and she absolutely loved it; which is a huge step because she normally can't even stand the smell of brewski.
THis beer is purple is color, has a strong blue berry taste, 8 abv%, and has a lot of carbination...... any idea on a recipe

or how do create such a brew using such ingrediants like Blue Berries.
How do you brew batches like this, and when do you add such ingredients.

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Old 06-05-2010, 03:24 PM   #2
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I would blend up the berries to allow the brew to leech the color from the skins.

I presume the longer the berries are in the brew the deeper the color.

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Old 06-05-2010, 05:32 PM   #3
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Wheat beer + 3 lbs of frozen blueberries in the secondary and 1/2L of da Vinci (with Splenda) Blueberry syrup. Tastes like Blueberry soda, which is exactly what my Lady ordered.

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Looks more pinkish purple than a deep purple (I'm a Highway Star....).

How long did it take to clear, if ever?

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David;
When you added the blue berries did you soak them in vodka to sterilize prior to?
This 1/2 L of Da Vinci Blueberry syrup, did you just pour that strait in while you racked into your secondary? and how much Splenda did you use with this 1/2 L?
Fermenting times? Temps?

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