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Posted in thread: I think I messed up my root beer on 02-16-2013 at 05:11 PM
You're welcome! I found my root beer tasted best after about 3 days in the fridge. The flavor
kind of mellowed a bit. If you don't like it after one day, let it sit for a couple more days
then taste i...
Posted in thread: I think I messed up my root beer on 02-15-2013 at 04:46 AM
Sounds like you did just fine. Wait a few days to see if the bottles get hard. I killed the
yeast on my first batch of root beer, but I know my water was WAY too hot. Do yourself a favor
and get an in...
Posted in thread: Sourcing Ingredients for Root Beer on 02-04-2013 at 10:57 PM
I got a lot of my ingredients on Amazon.com. I was able to find sarsaparilla, star anise and
cinnamon sticks at my LHBS. I looked everywhere locally for the sassafras, but it was hopeless.
You may hav...
Posted in thread: Root beer tastes medicinal on 01-31-2013 at 04:11 PM
I'm fairly new to brewing, and have been trying my hand at making root beer lately. My first
batch was with Rainbow extract. It tasted pretty good before I put the yeast in, but after the
bottling it ...