Making Soda with Long Term Care Residents - Home Brew Forums
Register Now For Free!

Home Brew Forums > Wine, Mead, Cider, Sake & Soda > Soda Making > Making Soda with Long Term Care Residents

Thread Tools
Old 02-15-2011, 02:30 PM   #1
Dec 2010
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posts: 68

I work in a long term care facility for people with mental illness and thought it would be fun to brew with them. Obviously we can't brew beer so soda is the next viable option. Of course we can brew regular soda, but I was thinking it would be a better choice to brew diet soda since many of them are diabetic and overweight.

Has anyone brewed diet soda before? Can I combine real sugar and something like splenda so the yeast have something to eat but can't eat too much?
Be kinder than necessary, everyone is fighting some kind of battle.

Reply With Quote
Old 02-15-2011, 03:11 PM   #2
Ale's What Cures You!
Yooper's Avatar
Jun 2006
UP of Michigan, Winter Texan
Posts: 70,019
Liked 8166 Times on 5691 Posts

I don't drink diet soda, but you can certainly do that. You can make up the soda with artificial sweetener and then use real sugar to prime.
Broken Leg Brewery
Giving beer a leg to stand on since 2006

Reply With Quote
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The use of glass bottles in making soda. Annoyingnoise Soda Making 7 09-22-2016 12:44 AM
new to homemade soda making yummybeer Soda Making 6 04-17-2011 11:59 AM
Making a custom soda darebear Soda Making 4 07-26-2010 08:35 AM
Making first soda tonight TooShort4 Soda Making 5 03-30-2009 10:25 AM
Process for making soda? jgardner6 Soda Making 2 01-14-2009 03:46 PM

Forum Jump