Last Activity:11-21-2011 5:22 PM
Posted in thread: Safe Temperature Range for Ginger Beer Plant (GBP)? on 11-12-2011 at 03:20 PM
All hope is not lost! Fermenter #2 started bubbling last night and fermemter #1 is showing
signs of life this morning. That was a long wait!
Posted in thread: Safe Temperature Range for Ginger Beer Plant (GBP)? on 11-11-2011 at 08:58 PM
Anyone know what is the safe temperature range for GBP?I think I killed my GBP by adding it to
the wort when the temperature was at 93° F. It was added it 24 hours ago and so far not a
single bubble f...
Posted in thread: Ginger Beer Plant Questions on 11-11-2011 at 08:23 PM
From what I've been reading, yes you can use GBP to make other drinks.To reuse your GBP screen
it out using a fine mesh strainer when you transfer your beer to bottles.Also the GBP should
grow as you ...
Posted in thread: Ginger Beer = Gag! on 11-11-2011 at 01:25 PM
REAL ginger beer is not made with yeast. Instead a fungal-bacteria symbiote SCOBY called
"Ginger Beer Plant" is used for the fermentation. It is similar to but biologically different
than "Kefir Grain...
Posted in thread: Real Ginger Beer, and how much alcohol can the plant tolerate? on 11-10-2011 at 10:58 PM
I know this thread is a bit old now but.... I just finished making my first GB wort. I'm making
two different batches of 6L ea. I put the GBP in when the wort was in the 90's, I hope that
didn't hurt ...
Posted in thread: New guy from CT on 11-09-2011 at 11:26 AM
Hey, how are you.
Posted in thread: New guy from CT on 11-04-2011 at 09:29 PM
Where in Norwalk? What is the name?
Posted in thread: New guy from CT on 11-04-2011 at 02:07 AM
That's surprising. I know about 5 guys that brew beer and another 10 that make wine. Maybe I
should invite them to this forum. Do you shop at Maltose Express?
Posted in thread: Sugar/Water ratio Rule of thumb? on 11-04-2011 at 02:02 AM
dont you typically stop fermentation by chilling so that you have a sweet carbonated
beverage?Yes, that is what I've read and works for the soft version. It's the hard version I'm
trying to get the co...
Posted in thread: Sugar/Water ratio Rule of thumb? on 11-03-2011 at 04:09 PM
Found this. I hope it works.A good rule of thumb: 400 grams of brewing sugar in 20L will
increase ABV by 1%