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Old 11-05-2010, 12:27 AM   #1
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http://www.thinkgeek.com/caffeine/wa...s/e683/images/

if anyone that buys this had a clue... ha
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Old 11-05-2010, 12:39 AM   #2
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lmao! "Each packet contains 1g of MAGIC"
Holy cow's ass I died laughing!

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Old 11-05-2010, 12:39 AM   #3
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Wow $10 to make my own juice alcohol!! NICE!

or I could spend $.70 on Montrachet wine yeast and $1.50 for an airlock...

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Old 11-05-2010, 12:45 AM   #4
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•Ingredients: yeast, organic evaporated cane juice, emulsifier.
•Net Wt.: each packet contains 1g (0.035oz) of magic

They have confirmed what we have known all these years. yeast = MAGIC

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Old 01-21-2011, 01:28 AM   #5
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Hey, I know nothing about home brewing, but I those those kits were A) cool and B) a ripoff. How would I go about doing this myself, once I buy the airlock and yeast?

Sorry, I'm really new at this :P

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Old 01-21-2011, 01:40 AM   #6
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I'm surprised I never made that kind of crap when I was in high school... lol.

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Old 01-21-2011, 02:06 AM   #7
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Wow $10 to make my own juice alcohol!! NICE!

or I could spend $.70 on Montrachet wine yeast and $1.50 for an airlock...
There is value in the packaging and marketing so that the customer doesn't have to know enough about wine or beer making to know that he/she can get montrachet yeast for less than $1...at least, for some people. We know better, but plenty of people are willing to buy this, and the manufacturer will make money.
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Old 01-21-2011, 02:08 AM   #8
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I actually bought one of these Spike Your Juice kits (same thing they're selling on ThinkGeek), and the alcoholic juice didn't turn out half bad. I use cranberry, and the juice was really just like dry cranberry juice. I would certainly recommend giving this a shot for anyone interested.

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Old 01-21-2011, 02:37 AM   #9
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Wow $10 to make my own juice alcohol!! NICE!

or I could spend $.70 on Montrachet wine yeast and $1.50 for an airlock...
to correct my original post, I bought some Montrachet wine yeast yesterday for $.45

and an airlock for $.99

and one gallon of apple juice was something like $2.
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That's right, ladies and gentlemen! Call now and you get the oneofakind Popeil Hooch-o-matic, but wait.... there's MORE!

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