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Old 10-13-2012, 09:43 PM   #1
Marathon06
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anyone ever use organic Turkish apricots in secondary? If so, how did the beer turn out? I'm thinking of trying it but not the entire batch, just 1-2 gallons and also wondering how much I should put in. Any help would be appreciated!!!



 
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Old 10-14-2012, 03:17 AM   #2

I've never tried it...but make sure there's no sulfur dioxide used on the apricots. It is often used as a preservative/antimicrobial on dried fruit (particularly apricots). It could interfere with your yeast and/or could impart a sulfur flavor/aroma to your beer.

Not sure if organic dried apricots use it or not, but the label should tell you.


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Old 10-14-2012, 02:15 PM   #3
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Thanks. I made sure there was no sulfur dioxide. I'm giving it a try.

 
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Old 10-14-2012, 02:20 PM   #4
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Old 12-03-2012, 03:34 AM   #5
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So? Anything to report?

 
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Old 12-03-2012, 03:58 PM   #6
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Unfortunately, it didn't work. The aprocot c infected the beer and I had to dump it. Fortunately, I only experimented with 2 gallons instead of 5.

 
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Old 12-03-2012, 07:48 PM   #7
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Bummer



 
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