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Old 08-30-2011, 02:38 AM   #11
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I gave it an extra day. It was at 1.062. Froze overnight and refrigerated during the day. Cracked it open last night, the wife approves. Next time I'm gonna use frozen fruit and table sugar. I think the brown sugar had too much residual caramel like taste. Kinda masked the fruitiness a little.


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Old 12-13-2012, 05:26 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by BODWB View Post
Made a quick and easy 3 day wine cooler using frozen mixed fruit from Sam's club. Took and put enough fruit to fill the blender 3/4 full then added Limeaid and blended until well blended.

Added that to a pot, added 7 cups brown sugar, and mild boiled for 30 minutes. Let cool to 105^F then put in a 1 gallon milk jug and then added some Champagne yeast(it's what I had laying around) OG was 1.095

Stuck in freezer on day 3 with FG of 1.060. By the evening the drink was nice and slushy. Taste tested with lady friend and she loved it. I even liked it so much I was drinking it instead of my beer.
Sound good. I'm new to this and this sounds like an easy start. Thank you for posting the idea.
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Old 12-13-2012, 07:24 AM   #13
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When you say limeade, what kind? I assume a non carbonated version?

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