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Old 01-10-2011, 03:06 PM   #11
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Wow, drinking syrup straight? That would be hardcore.

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Old 01-12-2011, 02:48 AM   #12
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Coming up with a homemade Dr. Pepper clone sounds like a lot of fun. Sure, it's probably not cheaper than buying a bulk box of syrup, but where's the fun in that?

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Old 01-29-2011, 02:11 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by scsi View Post
Im not sure which syrup you're using, but the stuff I got is mixed at a 5:1 ratio. 5 gallons of syrup makes about 30 gallons of Dr Pepper.
Do you mix this in the glass, pre-mix it in a keg, or something else?

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Old 01-29-2011, 02:46 PM   #14
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All the above if you have it. in the keg if you want, in a post mix system if you have one. Personally, I'd pour it into cleaned Torani bottles and stick a Torani pump on it and mix by the glass whenever I wanted it, but that's probably because I don't drink it quickly enough.

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Old 03-01-2011, 02:13 AM   #15
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Hamilton, ON
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Dr pepper clone

1. 2lbs of fresh farmers market cherries
2. 4 tubes colgate toothpaste

Keg and force carb to 2.5 vol co2

At least thats how I describe it

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Old 03-17-2011, 07:59 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by scsi View Post
Sweet talk a local fast food joint and buy the syrup like I did

Just try to plan the transportation better than I did. A 60+ pound box filled with liquid is tricky ;-)

+1 on that transportation method! Sweet bike!! I have a Yamaha FZ6 that looks very similar. Very nice

(Sorry for being off topic)

On a more related note: http://cgi.ebay.com/DR-PEPPER-SYRUP-...item2a06afbe75
If you're willing to pay...

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Old 03-17-2011, 01:01 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Justibone View Post
Wow, drinking syrup straight? That would be hardcore.
It is hardcore, but from personal experience I can tell you it tastes almost like burnt sugar and the Mountain Dew syrup tastes like dish soap.
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Old 03-23-2011, 09:20 PM   #18
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I have a buddy who gets Dublin Dr. Pepper for his bar from Party Time Beverage in Austin. This is the good stuff made with Imperial Cane Sugar.

$75 for a 5 gallon box of syrup.


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Old 03-31-2011, 10:52 PM   #19
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I had an elderly neighbor who swore that Dr. Pepper was Honeysuckle syrup mixed with a cola base.

Thing is, I didn't know you could make/get Honeysuckle syrup.

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Old 04-26-2011, 10:29 PM   #20
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Just to throw in my 2 cents. But 5 gallons of 5 to 1 syrup would make 35 gallons of finished soda. You can't forget the syrup starts out with 5 gal and you add 30 gal of water to that.

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