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  • Posted in thread: Belgian Candi Syrup in Soda on 02-08-2016 at 11:04 PM
    Dark brown sugar makes a nice colored beverage.

  • Posted in thread: Hello friends, need help please with forced carbonating soda! Ty ty ty! on 02-05-2016 at 05:53 PM
    You're kind of looking at two different things. How carbonated something is, does not
    necessarily affect how long the beverage will hold carbonation after being uncapped, though the
    factors that influ...

  • Posted in thread: Carbonation level on 02-05-2016 at 05:17 PM
    I've done with and without, though not necessarily in straight water. If you keep it at a
    really low level, it's not too bad.

  • Posted in thread: Carbonation level on 02-03-2016 at 06:07 PM
    What are flavored oils?Stuff like this:

  • Posted in thread: Separate Power Cords for Freezer/Fridge Combo on 01-29-2016 at 04:41 PM
    d_rock is on target, but what you need to understand is that in fridge/freezer combo, there is
    only one cooling unit, and thus only one electrical cord. What I would recommend is seeing what
    the limit...

  • Posted in thread: several questions about my first brew on 01-28-2016 at 03:38 PM
    I wouldn't necessarily say wintergreen is only used for head retention, it does lend to the
    flavor. Peppermint, probably not so much. Vanilla extract is fine. Pure vanilla extract is the
    best. Vanilla...

  • Posted in thread: several questions about my first brew on 01-27-2016 at 04:40 PM
    Gatorade bottles aren't meant to hold gaseous liquid...should have used a pop/soda bottle...Oh,
    yeah, totally missed that. Yeah, you should have used something that can hold pressure better.
    A gatorad...

  • Posted in thread: Carbonation level on 01-26-2016 at 09:58 PM
    How long is your serving line? What temperature are you serving at? There's a good chance
    you're losing most of your carbonation in the serving process if you have a long line,
    especially if you're no...

  • Posted in thread: several questions about my first brew on 01-26-2016 at 09:54 PM
    It will be interesting to hear how it turns out. Ground cinnamon has a tendency to get kind of
    snotty when it sits in a beverage. I'm not saying you should have filtered it out, just fair
    warning, tha...

  • Posted in thread: Home seltzer making on 01-22-2016 at 09:26 PM
    If that's the case, you might be ok with the setup you have. You could probably get away with
    having the extra line between the carbonator and the keg rather than between the keg and the

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