Kegconnection Complete Starter Kit and More Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Wine, Mead, Cider, Sake & Soda > Soda Making > ? about Sprecher Root Beer Soda Syrup

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-18-2011, 05:16 PM   #21
motobrewer
I'm no atheist scientist, but...
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Thiensville, Wisconsin
Posts: 6,600
Liked 207 Times on 182 Posts
Likes Given: 366

Default

lol! fair enough. i'll certainly take your word for it.

__________________
Quote:
The man who intoxicates himself on bad whisky is sometimes moved to kill his wife and set his house on fire, but the victim of applejack is capable of blowing up a whole town with dynamite and of reciting original poetry to every surviving inhabitant.

– "A Wicked Beverage," New York Times, April 10, 1894
motobrewer is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-29-2011, 01:48 PM   #22
Conelrad
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: , Nebraska!!
Posts: 5
Default

Heard from a LHBS that Sprecher was no longer going to sell the gallon syrup jugs. Anyone else hear this?

__________________
Conelrad is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-17-2012, 02:02 PM   #23
tator2k
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Savage, MN
Posts: 96
Likes Given: 4

Default

You get a better deal if you order their 4-pak of syrup from their website or brewery.

__________________
tator2k is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-18-2012, 02:25 AM   #24
Scuba0459
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Sherwood Park, Alberta
Posts: 14
Default

I ordered a case from the store. Being in Canada I needed to have it shipped to a US address. Anyway I have been patiently waiting for it to carbonate. It actually tastes OK while a little flat. I can't wait for the month to be up. I understand from other posts that the big part of how it tastes is the honey. All we need now is diet bees and then the low calorie folks can enjoy it too. So far I do not have any flavor transfer to my beer taps.

Update. The root beer tastes great. I have it at 30psi and have the flow control valve on my old Perlick almost closed. The 1/4" line is only about 7' long so I am going to make it a couple feet longer but even with this short of a line it pours OK, just a little foamy.

__________________

Last edited by Scuba0459; 01-30-2012 at 04:15 AM. Reason: Updated the taste
Scuba0459 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-18-2012, 04:50 AM   #25
funkapottomous
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Houston, Texas
Posts: 641
Liked 11 Times on 11 Posts
Likes Given: 21

Default

Ha. Cool thing, finding this thread. I saw some of this in an H-E-B the other day and grabbed a bottle and it is GOOD.

I had the cream soda, and it is by far the best cream soda I've ever had.

__________________
funkapottomous is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-18-2012, 05:33 PM   #26
xokeman
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Memphis, TN
Posts: 150
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts
Likes Given: 11

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Wayne1 View Post
The Sprecher syrup is made to be used with keg systems. It contains a preservative. You cannot carbonate it by fermenting it with yeast.

You would mix it with 4 gallons of water in a keg, cool and crank up the CO2.

If you do not have a CO2 system and kegs, I would suggest you return it.
I would not suggest trying to carbonate after you add the syrup. instead I'd carbonate 4 gal of Water then jumper over 1 gal of water In port to In port.
__________________
xokeman is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Soda syrup preservative? Figbash Soda Making 7 04-07-2013 10:41 PM
High Fructose Corn Syrup and Root Beer RiverSwillBeer Soda Making 4 07-03-2009 08:50 AM
Cherry cough syrup soda?? caplucky Soda Making 4 03-04-2009 03:48 PM
book review-Homemade Root beer, soda, & pop Timekiller Soda Making 7 01-28-2009 04:49 PM
DRY vanilla extract conversion for root beer/cream soda Steiner Recipes/Ingredients 3 03-27-2008 02:55 PM