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Old 07-15-2007, 04:44 PM   #1
Apr 2007
Des Moines Iowa
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Some newbie questions, hope you all don't mind?

What is this Boost I have heard talk about? I am surmising that it increases the acholol content of the brew.

How is it used?

How much do you use per 5 -6 gal batch?

What brands are available?

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Old 07-15-2007, 04:53 PM   #2
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Mar 2006
Columbus OH
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Marketing term. It is just corn sugar you add to your wort. Typically around a cup. Raises the gravity and can contribute a cider flavor in larger amounts. Really not necessary if you are into the *flavor* of a beer.
Every little thing is gonna be alright.

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Old 07-15-2007, 05:01 PM   #3
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Just use more malt!!!!
Have a beer on me.

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