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Old 10-15-2008, 07:47 PM   #131
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Ok all;

Here are the cherries they have at New Seasons:


Only problem is they are 4.98 per 15 oz. can. If we are doing 6 lbs per 5 gallons of beer in the barrel:

$5 per can * 6 lbs cherries = $30 per person(per 5 gallons)
50 gallons in barrel = 10 five gallon batches * $30 = $300 in cherries



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Old 10-15-2008, 07:55 PM   #132
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YIKES...Maybe we skip the cherries, or only do a small amount?



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Old 10-15-2008, 07:58 PM   #133
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I am personally OK skipping them. I had a Flanders Red at Raccoon Lodge a few weeks ago and wasn't super stoked. But I'll do whatever everyone else settles on.

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Old 10-15-2008, 08:08 PM   #134
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I just found the same Oregon Fruit Products Red Tast Cherries at a QFC up here for $4.19 per 14.5 oz can, which has 11 oz cherries net.

I'm up for doing whatever is going to make this the best beer possible. I don't have the experience with this style to say whether or not adding the tart cherries will be a significant benefit so I'll defer to those who know.

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Old 10-15-2008, 08:48 PM   #135
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If it's going to cost 30 bones each for cherries, I'm willing to pass or cut way back. I cant really see it taking that much to impart some cherry flavor.

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Old 10-16-2008, 05:54 AM   #136
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I picked up the ingredients tonight and will be brewing early tomorrow. I'll be using a White Labs California Ale yeast slurry from a previous batch so hopefully fermentation will take off and plow through the batch so it gets to a good point before the 25th. If not, I guess there will just be more sugars for the sour yeasts to feed on.

Anyway, let me know what you guys want to do with the cherries.

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Old 10-16-2008, 08:34 AM   #137
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I've been lurking this thread.
man, I can't wait till I can move back home.


side note.
check the AG wholesale house ( aka cash and carry ) in Delta Park for better prices for cherries.
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I'll go scope it out this weekend, taint. SWMBO lives up that way so it won't be that much of a drive.

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all I ask is that when you crack that barrel open.. I get to cater the party
or at least get to bring 3 or 4 racks of applewood smoked ribs.

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You drive a very hard bargain. I accept!



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