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Posted in thread: How long to carbonate with yeast? on 05-22-2012 at 03:36 PM
I have learned that using a heating blanked under the box of bottles that are carbonating
speeds up the process a great deal, like twice as fast.
Posted in thread: Bottle bomb? on 01-30-2012 at 05:42 PM
I just put this ginger beer recipe together from looking at several other recipes online and
after a few failed attempts on my part. This batch turned out perfectly, in my opinion. All of
my friends w...
Posted in thread: Bottle bomb? on 01-23-2012 at 11:55 PM
The curiosity is killing me. You have to let us know what happened.
Posted in thread: Regulate Temperature for Yeast Carbonation on 01-23-2012 at 11:51 PM
The place where I store my bottles is about 70 degrees (F) and my root beer was taking a long
time to carbonate. So, I put an electric heating pad under the box of bottles during the
Posted in thread: Ginger ale: do I need to peel the ginger? on 01-23-2012 at 11:47 PM
If you slice the ginger into thick disks, peeling it is super easy with a paring knife. If you
want to grate the ginger, it helps to partially freeze it first. A regular hand grater will
make short or...
Posted in thread: Results of a first few trials: orange, rootbeer, molasses soda, honey soda on 01-23-2012 at 11:32 PM
I have had problems with my root beer taking a LONG time to carbonate. The room where I store
my bottles is about 70 degrees F so I put an electric heating pad under the box of bottles and
set it to m...
Posted in thread: I need a 101 on Root Beer making on 01-20-2012 at 02:59 AM
What does the shaking of bottles do for the process? Does it help the yeast to do their stuff?
Posted in thread: No carb in root beer on 01-20-2012 at 02:56 AM
I am having the same problems and I think it is because I activated my yeast in water that was
too cold. The first batch didn't carbonate because (I was told) I used clorox and water
solution to clean...
Posted in thread: How long to carbonate with yeast? on 01-14-2012 at 04:23 PM
I am going to get some new bottles for the next batch. Thanks
Posted in thread: How long to carbonate with yeast? on 01-14-2012 at 03:03 PM
Thanks for replying so fast. When you read the procedure I followed, did you notice that I did
anything wrong?Also, should I refill the plastic bottle with root beer from one of my glass
bottles so I ...