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Posted in thread: Ingredients on 11-29-2011 at 06:31 AM
Fellow fermenters, I wanted to create a thread where we could share our knowledge to brew up a
list of acceptable ingredients used to make Kombucha. Other than green and black tea, what
Posted in thread: Other types of tea on 11-29-2011 at 06:11 AM
My first batch of Kombucha was made using White Tea. It turned out great, tasted like a light
pear cider. I would be really interested to know and accumulate a list of other acceptable
Posted in thread: Sugar in the Raw - Turbinado Sugar on 11-22-2011 at 05:22 AM
Thanks. I just bottled it today, turned out great, and it will be even better when it's cold
and carbonated. :D
Posted in thread: What would you do? on 11-20-2011 at 02:19 AM
Make sure it's warm enough for fermentation, if that doesn't work, re-pitch a small amount of
yeast to kick start it.
Posted in thread: Sugar in the Raw - Turbinado Sugar on 11-16-2011 at 01:02 AM
Ahoy! I just brewed my first batch of kombucha this evening but ran out of table sugar to make
1 cup. I had some "Sugar in the Raw" which is Turbinado sugar, so I used some of that to top it
Posted in thread: Great Lakes christmas ale on 11-15-2011 at 04:52 AM
I heard a rumor that the brewer there was affiliated with Great Lakes and had a hand in the
creation of GL christmas ale.Yeah, he was their previous brewmaster. They fired him and he took
Posted in thread: Great Lakes christmas ale on 11-15-2011 at 02:50 AM
Go with the original. 12 Dogs of Christmas. :drunk:
Posted in thread: First Cider: When's it DONE? on 11-11-2011 at 03:46 AM
Take a gravity reading. Or just make sure the airlock isn't bubbling. The amount of sugar for
carbonating depends on how carbonated you want it to be and the volume of cider you're making.
For 5 gallo...
Posted in thread: Seems some people are very "intense" about their brewing practices on 11-11-2011 at 03:35 AM
Unfortunately that's not the case in this instance. In this situation we're talking about
brewers that have learned to do a certain method and have always done it that way. They have
never tried skipp...
Posted in thread: Seems some people are very "intense" about their brewing practices on 11-11-2011 at 02:11 AM
To understand the different brewing practices and brewing 'styles' it really helps to know the
science behind them. If you understand their science you understand the cause of their effect,
and are th...