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Posted in thread: How do I make this taste good? :> on 02-05-2013 at 09:04 PM
@cowan322 -- thanks for the suggestions. this sounds amazing! I'm going to start a batch using
Roobios tea next. what a great idea. I love the idea of flavoring during secondary
Posted in thread: How do I make this taste good? :> on 01-31-2013 at 01:33 PM
Thanks for the reply, Turdhammer. Dried ginger sounds like a great fix. We get great locally
made candied ginger here, so I might try that too.
Posted in thread: How do I make this taste good? :> on 01-30-2013 at 01:15 PM
good idea! thanks for that...
Posted in thread: How do I make this taste good? :> on 01-29-2013 at 01:17 PM
Hi team,My kombucha is working beautifully, but I have to say, it is SOUR. What do you add to
it to make it taste delicious, like the "Synergy/Dave's" brand they sell in supermarkets?Thanks
Posted in thread: Just started my Water Kefir experiments on 09-13-2012 at 11:54 PM
Hm. My water kefir grow really slowly, but even after a week (1 pint water, 1/2 grains, 1/4 cup
sugar dissolved into syrup), the water is still very, very sugared and too sweet for my taste.
I'd love ...
Posted in thread: Just started my Water Kefir experiments on 06-20-2012 at 01:16 PM
Water kefir grains eat sugar in a simple syrup you add to the water. Milk kefir eats lactose.
They are sold as different products and, in my live and raw foods cookbooks at least, are
Posted in thread: Good guidelines for banana beer? on 06-19-2012 at 12:02 PM
Just an update from the field testing: the beer was well-received by the 2 Danes and 1 other
American that tried it, and my neighbor agreed to give me all his extra bananas from now on! We
drank it al...
Posted in thread: Newbie American living in West Africa on 06-19-2012 at 11:59 AM
@TyTanium: I know the Phare des Mamelles. Small world! That part of town is really cool and I
like Ouakam as well. Small world! There are some great palm wine places around the Corniche
that I've been...
Posted in thread: Undecided on 06-18-2012 at 11:21 AM
Jump in! I found the brewing chapters in the book 'Wild Fermentation' a good encouragement to
get started with the basics. I can always move on to the harder stuff as I learn, and what I
make is alrea...
Posted in thread: Lurker finally joined on 06-18-2012 at 11:20 AM
Thanks for the good question. I live in the semi-tropics without any recourse to
air-conditioning, so Saissons and Belgians it will be! That said, I have noticed some cooler
microclimates around the h...