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Old 12-28-2013, 12:07 AM   #1
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Default Making Birch Beer from scratch

I love birch beer, and it is a huge part of the culture and history of the Pennsylvania Dutch. However, I can't find a recipe for it anywhere. There are extracts that one can just mix with water, but I'd really like to make it from raw ingredients. Does anyone know of a good birch beer recipe?



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Old 12-28-2013, 12:23 AM   #2
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Curious too.

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Old 12-28-2013, 12:25 AM   #3
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Me also.

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Old 12-28-2013, 02:23 PM   #4
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Try this University of Alaska publication, it has a lot of Birch recipes, I think theres a birch beer recipe in there somewhere: http://www.uaf.edu/files/snras/MP_04_02.pdf

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Old 12-28-2013, 02:27 PM   #5
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5 gallons of birch sap, wow

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Spotted this
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f12/birch-beer-42642/

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When the sap flows in the spring thats a couple nights worth from two or three trees. Easy.
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Interesting. Sorta like making maple syrup. Wish I could find some of this so I could taste it and see what it tastes like.

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Thanks for the thread, TgOThunder......interested.

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Happen to find this today at the library. Non alcoholic... can type it out if you want.





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