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Old 10-02-2012, 03:25 AM   #21
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Hmmm... I am most interested in this. I want to make a cranberry heffe for the holidays (friend's tested recipe) this week but would love for it to be red/pink.

Was there a reason why y'all used raw and not roasted beets?

And while I'm bumping this up, has anyone else gained some experience with these lovely root vegs?
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Old 12-07-2012, 07:29 PM   #22
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I saw this and had to comment.

I have a friend who made a kolsch and put 5 lbs of roasted beets (chopped up) in the secondary. It blew the lid off!

That stuff was mutant-radiation magenta with a pink head and tasted like earthy beets in kolsch form. Great if you like beets. Otherwise, not so great.

But yeah, great for color - and flavor if you like it. I'll try and find a pic.

 
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Old 12-07-2012, 10:16 PM   #23
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Yeah - I ended up roasting the two pounds I used... Not so much cranberry as there is a beet flavor. I'm really hoping that aging helps!!!
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Old 12-08-2012, 12:25 AM   #24
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beets...bears...battlestar galactica

 
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Old 12-29-2012, 02:04 AM   #25
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I think Schrute farms makes a beet beer

 
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Old 12-29-2012, 03:33 AM   #26
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Yeah - I ended up roasting the two pounds I used... Not so much cranberry as there is a beet flavor. I'm really hoping that aging helps!!!
Nothing useful to say here, but I'm loving your forum name. That is all. Sorry for interruption..

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Old 01-02-2013, 12:07 AM   #27
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Nothing useful to say here, but I'm loving your forum name. That is all. Sorry for interruption..
Thanks? Lol
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Old 02-07-2013, 09:39 PM   #28
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What a neat idea! The colour is truly striking.

 
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