Last Activity:10-08-2013 7:13 PM
Posted in thread: Carbonated water tastes 'metalic'? on 10-08-2013 at 10:27 PM
Chicago area is changing the water pipes and the lead levels are expected to rise dramatically,
I would not be drinking the tap water straight from the tap. Get a Berkey.
Posted in thread: 1 Oz birch bark makes? on 10-08-2013 at 06:00 PM
Looking for a good birch beer recipe. I was thinking about adding birch bark to the 'Homebrew
birch beer stuff' available to give it an extra birch flavor but not sure if that would be
overkill or not...
Posted in thread: Yeast needs to be above 98-less than 110? on 10-08-2013 at 05:52 PM
I found this statement looking up home-made cola.Warm a few cups of water to about 100f (baby
bottle warm). Above 110f will kill the yeast. Less than 98f and the yeast will not become
Posted in thread: First Cola Recipe, Sterilizing 2 liter used bottles? on 10-08-2013 at 05:49 PM
Oh, ok, I have some similar to those gallon jugs, from whole foods. Not sure the lids would
take the pressure though. I do have a half gallon with metal cap, that might be better. Thanks
Posted in thread: First Cola Recipe, Sterilizing 2 liter used bottles? on 10-08-2013 at 04:19 AM
Ok, thanks, are there BPA free plastic bottles out there for home brew?
Posted in thread: First Cola Recipe, Sterilizing 2 liter used bottles? on 10-07-2013 at 07:35 PM
Hi all, I found an article on making home-made soda in Mother Jones magazine, and thought I
would give it a try. On the way home from the mountains, I stopped and bought a 'birch beer'
from the gas-st...