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Posted in thread: making hard soda on 12-29-2014 at 02:53 AM
I think the main preservatives in coke are the phosphoric acid and sugar. You could probably
ferment it but it would taste horrible since the yeast will eat all the sugar. I guess you
could add enough...
Posted in thread: Making Concentrates on 12-29-2014 at 02:45 AM
The oils are in the $6-20 each price range, it cost me about $80 to get all the oils for the
open soda project. I calculate being able to get about 9 kegs worth (45 gallons) of soda. Works
out to be a...
Posted in thread: making hard soda on 12-29-2014 at 01:32 AM
Check out Skeeter Pee. I made 5 gallons of this last year, and keep getting requests to make
more from friends and my wife almost monthly. For the long term, you really can't go wrong
investing in a q...
Posted in thread: Making Concentrates on 12-29-2014 at 01:23 AM
I just started dabbling in soda making from essential oils. Basically making your own
concentrate like you posted. I've only made the open-cola recipe and learned a lot from it.
It's amazing how power...
Posted in thread: Switching pilsen malt for two row. Will this make a "crisper beer"? on 12-29-2014 at 01:06 AM
giraffe hit the nail on the head with his advice. I'd also add that using pilsner malt will add
to the conditioning time. It takes at least a month to mellow out (with two months being even
Posted in thread: Your go to brew on 12-26-2014 at 01:01 AM
I try to keep a lager on hand because they are so easy drinking and great with what ever is for
dinner. Three taps for beer on my kegerator lets me keep a few others in rotation. In a pinch
i'll brew ...
Posted in thread: I must brew a Sam Adams Octoberfest clone ASAP! Recipe Help! on 12-23-2014 at 02:23 PM
So I just kicked the keg of my very first lager - the SA Oktoberfest clone attempt #1 - boy
that went fast. Gotta say it was tough not to drink this one! Only 50 days since i brewed it
lol. Oh well - ...
Posted in thread: Is this a contamination? What do I do about it? on 12-23-2014 at 04:57 AM
Could be kham yeast which is harmless. If a pelicle forms, just rack out from under it.
Posted in thread: Temp of fermentation on 12-23-2014 at 04:53 AM
They have these stick on thermometers you can buy, like you would see on the side of an
aquarium. You can also just sanitize a thermometer and dip it in. As long as your not swirling
the LBK, there's ...
Posted in thread: What in the world is wrong with this FermWrap? on 12-03-2014 at 12:50 AM
gives new meaning to car-boy.