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Old 09-13-2011, 01:34 AM   #1
Sep 2011
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I decided to attempt to make a hard iced tea. I started with 3 gallons of Arizona iced tea and a gallon of tea brewed on the stove. I mixed 4 pounds of corn sugar and 1 pound of honey into the boil and used champagne yeast. It has been fermenting for 3 weeks now and according to gravity reading is only half done. How long should fermentation take? And I just racked it into another car boy tonight.

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Old 10-06-2011, 12:53 PM   #2
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It could tale another month or two to finish and then youmay have to age it for a while. I like the simple method for hard Iced tea a 5 gal Igloo Cooler fill with Ice add a 1/2 gal of vodka, 2 1/2 gal of Brewed iced tea and stirr. You can use Instant Ice tea Mix if you really want easy and you can drink it the same day
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Old 10-06-2011, 01:09 PM   #3
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i was seriously thinking of doing something like this with Arizona Arnold Palmer.
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