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Old 09-04-2006, 07:37 AM   #1
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Hello,
I bought a Cherry Ale kit from my LHBS. Apparently they ran out of the Oregon Cherry Puree can. Could I use any type of canned cherry or fresh cherry?

 
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Old 09-04-2006, 02:38 PM   #2
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when i did my cherry wheat.. i used the extract and it turned out very good.. and it was alot easier than using the puree.. i used puree in my raspberry and the stuff looked like MUD for awhile.. of course i had to use some clarifying agents and it turned out great!
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Old 09-04-2006, 02:46 PM   #3
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Go to the supper market and get frozen cherries. Heat them in as little water as you can and have them still covered. Pasteurize them at 160 F for 10 min then cool and add to secondary. It gives the best fresh fruit taste of any method I have tried.

 
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Old 09-04-2006, 04:47 PM   #4
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Make certain you get PIE or tart cherries.
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Old 09-04-2006, 08:14 PM   #5
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If you buy anything but fresh or whole frozen, make sure you check ingredients. You don't want anything with added sugars or preserviatives.

 
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