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Posted in thread: Alcoholic ginger beer on 11-22-2013 at 03:25 AM
Gingerman - vanilla sounds like an excellent addition, I'll do that next timeIdgawomp - just so
you know, I loved how mine came out, but everyone that tasted it said it was too much ginger.
And a coup...
Posted in thread: Alcoholic ginger beer on 10-09-2013 at 01:52 AM
Any luck on cloning Ginger Libation? I'd been studying in MA, and now I'm back living in CO.
Ginger Libation blew my mind and I'd love to make something similar.Ginger Libation is close to
Posted in thread: Alcoholic ginger beer on 08-03-2013 at 02:43 PM
Can't remember my recipe exactly off the top of my head, but I did a three gallon batch. Using
4 lbs of turbinado sugar, I got an OG of 1.070. Whoa! I have a feeling that if wasn't supposed
to be that...
Posted in thread: Alcoholic ginger beer on 08-01-2013 at 02:48 AM
I finished mine with campden and sorbate, then kegged and refrigerated it. Next time I will let
it ferment longer to see if the strong hot ginger is affected by a higher alcohol percentage,
but at 5.2...
Posted in thread: Alcoholic ginger beer on 07-30-2013 at 11:40 PM
Looks good. Let us know how it tastes. I'm curious how pineapple will taste in the GB.The
pineapple is very faint, but since an acid is necessary to balance the ginger I would think any
Posted in thread: Alcoholic ginger beer on 07-22-2013 at 01:27 AM
One thing that I've read that most of the aromatics in ginger are near the skin, so I only
minimally prune my ginger before blending it skin and all. Or at least, that's how I justify
skipping the pai...
Posted in thread: Alcoholic ginger beer on 07-19-2013 at 06:18 PM
Ginger Libation from Green River Ambrosia; it runs 8-9%, mildly sweet, and as far as I know the
only way to get it is to visit Massachusetts. Being a mead, wine, and beer maker, I definitely
Posted in thread: My 2-time gold winning American IPA on 02-11-2013 at 07:49 PM
My limitation is my boil volume – I only have a 21litre (5.5gallons) pot so I can safely only
boil about 18/19litres (4.8/5gallons). Not totally sure how to calculate how much to
mash/sparge etc base...
Posted in thread: Alabama Homebrew Legislation 2013 on 02-11-2013 at 06:50 PM
I'm pretty sure that in order to get caught, either someone would have to report you, or the
cops would be in your house for another reason and discover the contraband, like if you were
robbed or some...
Posted in thread: Substituting honey for malt in an all-grain brew? on 02-11-2013 at 06:39 PM
That sounds about right, because I use 12lbs of honey for 5 gallons of mead and it's about 12%