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Posted in thread: clayton nc brewers? on 05-17-2014 at 07:08 AM
The Tea Party Porter was my favorite one to. I hope I don't get audited for posting that.
Posted in thread: I need a rootbeer recipe and a supplier on 02-07-2013 at 06:18 AM
Safrole found in the Sassafrass root can be carcinogenic. But that is IF you are highly
sensitive to it and drink a cubic asston of it all the time for a long time.
Posted in thread: Sassafrass leaves a good alternative to root bark? on 02-07-2013 at 06:12 AM
I got a good laugh at that one. Thanks!
Posted in thread: I need a rootbeer recipe and a supplier on 01-05-2013 at 10:08 AM
The Sassafras is very expensive! Any idea how much 1/4 c. is by weight? How many gallons of
Root Beer will 1/4 lb make?Also, how long does this keep, kegged (and force carbonated)? I was
thinking of a...
Posted in thread: Poll: What is your investment in homebrewing? on 01-05-2013 at 09:53 AM
I got most of my stuff for free. Several glass and several plastic carboys for free when my
work was cleaning out storage space. Mash tun from a cooler someone was throwing out because
the outer shell...
Posted in thread: Headed East; Beer Recommendations please. on 01-05-2013 at 09:37 AM
There are plenty of good breweries and beer stores with good selections in NC. The problem is
none of them are in Jacksonville. You are in a military town so most of those guys just drink
Posted in thread: Root beer on 12-04-2012 at 01:47 AM
Around here I find Sassafras root in the woods.
Posted in thread: Perry on 11-29-2012 at 12:23 PM
I made one recently that turned out pretty good. Just pressed 3 buckets of pears that a friend
had in his yard. No idea what kind they are but they are as hard as baseballs and have
virtually no taste...
Posted in thread: pumpkin cider on 11-29-2012 at 12:17 PM
I just racked my pumpkin cider yesterday. I used 12lbs of pumpkin guts from the kids
jack-o-lanterns at Halloween. Put it all in a grain bag and boiled in 6 qts of water for an
hour. Ended up with 2 g...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin apple cider ideas on 11-05-2012 at 05:53 AM
Just pumpkin juice right now. I plan to add spices when I rack it but I haven't decided what
yet. I have a habit of "I wonder what ??? would make if I fermented it" then making it up as I
go. So far I...