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Posted in thread: orange hard cider? on 05-23-2013 at 07:53 PM
This Im keen to try. I am debating about doing it in a similar style to my Gingerbeer or using
the oats and boil recipe. I assume that the oats is used to give the "creamy" feel / taste to
the brew. I...
Posted in thread: Ginger beer with Kick on 05-20-2013 at 09:16 AM
Update on my GB. Backsweetened with Xylitol. (Should have put just a little more in. maybe
another 3 grams per liter). That said I only had one complaint about the dryness out of 10
people who tasted ...
Posted in thread: Ginger Beer = Gag! on 05-13-2013 at 07:49 AM
I just use a very small amount of yeast in it. The recipe comes from my great grandmother I
think. Ginger, water, sugar and some brewers yeast. Mix it all up and let it stand for a week
or two then ch...
Posted in thread: Ginger beer with Kick on 05-13-2013 at 07:45 AM
I bottled all of my GB! Was dry as hell, so I backsweetened with a bit of xylitol.
Unfortunately getting hold of Lactose is very hard. Even my health store cant get it from any
of their suppliers. I t...
Posted in thread: Ginger beer with Kick on 05-10-2013 at 02:28 PM
Sorry to put this in the Cider forum but I know it wouldn't fit in the beer forums. I made a
test batch 8 liters (2 gallons? +/-) of Ginger beer. fresh ginger grated ( 7cm +/-) should have
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 05-10-2013 at 01:07 PM
I need to find space. My wife has been very supportive of my brewing efforts so I dont want
that to change. She has lost a bit of space in our laundry area to my primaries. Happy wife
happy life. Ill ...
Posted in thread: New Brewer from South Africa on 05-09-2013 at 08:30 PM
Ok awesome! I dont quite know about high gear but I have 3 brews going and one or two other
experiments. I keep chickens and I'm breeding rabbits and ducks in small quantities. So we will
see how the ...
Posted in thread: OK, so this is going to be pretty highly carbed on 05-09-2013 at 08:04 PM
Im pretty new at this but from what Ive read, if you are worried you need to test every few
days until the desired carbonation is achieved then either chill it or pasturize it to kill the
yeast. Then ...
Posted in thread: Ginger Beer = Gag! on 05-09-2013 at 07:27 PM
Im trying a non alcohol ginger beer and one with kick. I dont quite know how they will turn out
but the one with kick smells awesome after 3 days in the primary. My non alcohol brew is
carbing nicely ...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 05-09-2013 at 02:24 PM
I wish I had found this thread before starting my Cider. That said the recipe I used is almost
identical. Looking forward to tasting!