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Old 06-16-2006, 08:26 PM   #1
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I dare you to make this:

http://www.harvestfields.ca/CookBooks/001/05/04/011.htm

MOLASSES BEER
To six quarts of water, add two quarts of West India molasses; half a pint of the best brewer's yeast; two table-spoonfuls of ground ginger; and one table-spoonful of cream of tartar. Stir all together. Let it stand twelve hours, and then bottle it, putting three or four raisins into each bottle.
It will be much improved by substituting the juice and grated peel of a large lemon, for one of the spoonfuls of ginger.
Molasses beer keeps good but two or three days.
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Old 06-16-2006, 08:34 PM   #2
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As you've found the recipe old boy i reckon you should go first. It's considered good form!

 
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Old 06-16-2006, 09:52 PM   #3
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I have recently started playing around with old-style root beers, the recipes are very similar to this one.

 
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Old 06-16-2006, 10:38 PM   #4
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What, no rat?

A half pint of yeast in two gallons, that krausen is going to jump out at you.
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Old 06-17-2006, 03:25 AM   #5
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Cheesefood
I dare you to make this:

http://www.harvestfields.ca/CookBooks/001/05/04/011.htm

MOLASSES BEER
To six quarts of water, add two quarts of West India molasses; half a pint of the best brewer's yeast; two table-spoonfuls of ground ginger; and one table-spoonful of cream of tartar. Stir all together. Let it stand twelve hours, and then bottle it, putting three or four raisins into each bottle.
It will be much improved by substituting the juice and grated peel of a large lemon, for one of the spoonfuls of ginger.
Molasses beer keeps good but two or three days.
Just wondering
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