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Posted in thread: Rootbeer sweetening on 11-13-2012 at 12:47 PM
Opps bottle* and another note. I also believe i may have used too much malto dextrin. All i can
say is add a bit at a time until it tastes and feels right. But remember you still have to add
water to ...
Posted in thread: Rootbeer sweetening on 11-13-2012 at 12:42 PM
I used 8 oz weight measurement in 5 gallons. Did not affect the flavor, as i used the same
recipe with out. Tasted the same but added a silk like smoothness for mouth feel. Seems to me
your using to m...
Posted in thread: Rootbeer sweetening on 11-12-2012 at 02:54 AM
I used the maltodextrin. It is night and day. Cane sugar and malto dextrin for sugars. End
result if you use just cane sugar your beverage will be very thin. Great taste but no body.
Cane sugar and so...
Posted in thread: What are the benefits of yeast harvesting/washing? on 10-26-2012 at 12:49 PM
Hey man thats what we are here for. Try doing a blowoff tube and you can solve the problem with
your air lock clogging. That happened to me twice and i didnt catch it in time, the airlock
blew off and...
Posted in thread: What are the benefits of yeast harvesting/washing? on 10-25-2012 at 11:54 AM
The only thing with over pitching yeast which i believe any brewer that's done it before or
truly understands yeast is this, yeast is a living organism.. that being said the idea behind
Posted in thread: Rootbeer sweetening on 10-20-2012 at 12:30 PM
Thank you. It absolutely is a help. I will give it a try. The malt dextrin is for thickning of
the feel right? So you would still need to use another sweetener to go along with it. I k ow in
Posted in thread: Rootbeer sweetening on 10-19-2012 at 04:12 AM
hello everyone, i have made a couple of rootbeer batches so far and have run into some
curiosity as the the quality. the rootbeer tasts good, a tad bit more licorice flavor than i
would like, but its ...
Posted in thread: weird fermentation on 10-18-2012 at 12:37 PM
Not sure i know that old yeast or unhealthy yeast will ferment at a slower less productive rate
than healthy fresh yeast. However im hardly an expert. I would take a gravity read and see
where it's at...
Posted in thread: What are the benefits of yeast harvesting/washing? on 10-17-2012 at 03:31 PM
You can also use yeastcalc.com
Posted in thread: What's your favorite online store for beer kits? on 10-17-2012 at 02:58 PM
Norther Brewer by a long shot.