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Old 08-09-2006, 03:40 AM   #1
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I brewed a Coopers Wheat Beer kit not long ago.

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Anyway, my Cherry Puree will be here tomorrow. A little over a week in the primary trying to find the puree.

Is there anyway to adjust my OG after adding the puree and racking to my secondary?

i assume it's not just as simple as taking a gravity reading, racking, adding the puree, taking another reading and then adding the difference to my OG....

how much can i expect 3 lbs of puree to increase my ABV percentage?

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Old 08-09-2006, 05:45 AM   #2
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Haha, I ordered my Apricot puree the same day as you from the same company...and it's not actually shipping until tommorow. Krausen has fallen and I'd rather rack it into the puree than pour it days later.

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Haha, I ordered my Apricot puree the same day as you from the same company...and it's not actually shipping until tommorow. Krausen has fallen and I'd rather rack it into the puree than pour it days later.
i haven't racked yet, waiting on the puree to arrive.

tomorrow night is the time

i ordered by phone, did you order online?
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Yea, I ordered online. They promptly sent me an email advising it would ship Wednesday and apologizing for the small delay so I'm satisfied and considere it a solid business.

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i called to make sure they had the cherry in stock.

they claimed they had just been able to re-stock the day before i called. guess there is a small market shortage of the cherry puree right now.

anyway, while on the phone, i just decided to place my order. the girl was very friendly and helpful and said she would try to ship that day...

i ordered 2 cans for the HELL of it. Now I have a spare.

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Where did you guys order the cherry puree from? I am thinking of throwing some of that in my next hefe.

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Where did you guys order the cherry puree from? I am thinking of throwing some of that in my next hefe.
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does ordering cans of puree have any advantage over puree'ing fresh cherries at home?

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The website/company says these cans of puree are sanitized/sterilized. I'd have an issue with blending cherries then dumping them in to a carboy.

If you were able to pasturize them, etc. I'm sure it would be just fine.

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I just keged a rasberry wheat and i just used frozen rasberry's added to the secondary. And i have to say that it was really really really good!!! I dont think that i'll add to the ABV b/c its more for a flavoring than a sugar.

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