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Posted in thread: Bottling Ginger ale/root beer on 09-03-2013 at 12:39 AM
One ingredient I forgot to mention in the OP was yeast, duh. Anyway, that sounds great but I
wonder if it might be quicker, more consistent and easier to force carbonate?If you have the
extra money th...
Posted in thread: Bottling Ginger ale/root beer on 09-02-2013 at 07:47 PM
No problem bottling as long as you 1.)mixed the yeast evenly into the "wort" (whatever you want
to call pre-carbed soda solution), 2.) have at least one plastic test bottle of equal fluid
content to t...
Posted in thread: Root Beer tasting on 08-31-2013 at 06:01 AM
"Rootbeer is a combo of fetid swamp mud flavors counterbalanced with cloying yucky
sweet."Rofl!! That was hilarious!
Posted in thread: Sassafras/sarsaparilla root beer recipe? on 08-28-2013 at 07:24 PM
Flocculation? No I have not noticed anything like that after pasteurizing. :)Basically the
ability for yeast to drop out of solution and compact on the bottom.. After time though it will
Posted in thread: Sassafras/sarsaparilla root beer recipe? on 08-28-2013 at 03:00 PM
Recently I tried pasteurization and it worked amazingly. Once in the fridge the yeast go kind
of dormant, but not completely. Pasteurization though will kill the yeast. So if you
pasteurize, then you ...
Posted in thread: Sassafras/sarsaparilla root beer recipe? on 08-28-2013 at 12:39 PM
Hello! I'm interested in making this, but I have a couple questions about the bottling. I've
read a lot about exploding bottles with root beer; is this a risk during the 3 days at room
Posted in thread: Pineapple Ginger beer on 08-26-2013 at 02:08 AM
Well whaddya know. Thanks for the science behind it. These get consumed fast so no long term
storage is ever going to be planned.
Posted in thread: Pineapple Ginger beer on 08-25-2013 at 08:13 PM
The can of juice had very little pulp as it's really made for drinking straight out of it.
Pretty sure most of the thick slurry was from the ginger being micro planed. When I pop the top
on the bottle...
Posted in thread: Pineapple Ginger beer on 08-24-2013 at 10:18 PM
144051Quite effervescent, slight burn in the throat and tummy, mild sweetness, and fruity
palate! 46 oz Dole pineapple juice in the can10.2 oz ginger root ( one good size one)
microplaned into pot wit...
Posted in thread: Sassafras/sarsaparilla root beer recipe? on 08-22-2013 at 07:36 PM
Dandelion is the strong and distasteful flavor. It really takes an acquired taste. I don't
think I would add it except if I made a dandelion and burdock soda exclusively again. I did one
recently and ...