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Posted in thread: Paisano's Amazing Ginger Ale (soft drink) on 02-20-2012 at 03:27 PM
Has anybody tried a yeast carbonation at this point?I brown sugar ought not be edible to yeast
(being sucrose), but I don't know about the molasses (but will be looking into it shortly...).I
Posted in thread: Paisano's Amazing Ginger Ale (soft drink) on 08-31-2011 at 12:31 AM
I strongly prefer to use turbinado sugars (evaporated cane juice) to white or brown sugar
(processed with molasses added). Do you have any experience with this variety of sugar and how
it affects the ...
Posted in thread: Paisano's Amazing Ginger Ale (soft drink) on 07-30-2011 at 11:55 PM
I am not familiar with the soda stream product. However, if it is a force-carbonation mechanism
(i.e., carbonates water which is then flavored), then I suspect it would work just fine.
Posted in thread: Fizzy beer with no head on 07-07-2011 at 10:37 PM
ok so report:I bottled my irish red tonight, which also signified the 3 week mark for my second
non-boiled over and late add of majority of extract porter...and....SUCCESS!!!! This version of
Posted in thread: Zero Foam Head -- Boil Related? on 03-29-2011 at 11:55 AM
Your wort has a boiling point, not a boiling range. Point well taken. However, there is a
difference between a simmer, a boil, and a roaring boil. I suspect that more hot-break was
produced at a roari...
Posted in thread: Zero Foam Head -- Boil Related? on 03-27-2011 at 11:09 PM
Can you provide some specifics about the yeast (strain, pitch rate, etc) and fermentation
(temp, time in primary, did you secondary, etc.)?I've recently encountered this on three
different batches, al...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 03-27-2011 at 10:57 PM
My Apfelwein has been in the better bottle for a week now. A little slow to start but man did
it get started. Whole house smelled like rhino apple farts. Did Edwort's recipe to the tee no
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 03-27-2011 at 10:55 PM
im on my 5th batch of edworts.....YEAST NUTRIENTS!!!!! I have yet to have rhino fartsI used
Cote des Blanc yeast with nutrient at the recommended rate and a great deal of SO2 was still
Posted in thread: Zero Foam Head -- Boil Related? on 03-17-2011 at 11:52 PM
are "foam stability" and "head retention" the same thing? i found this interesting and might be
something you can try out. you would have to purchase the article to read the entire thing but
you can s...
Posted in thread: Paisano's Amazing Ginger Ale (soft drink) on 03-17-2011 at 11:49 PM
How would you carbonate that, other than kegging?Force carbonating is what makes the most
sense. One could use yeast, but the sugars present in the solution pose problems. If you go the
yeast route, d...