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Old 12-14-2012, 03:27 PM   #1
Nov 2012
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Going to be brewing some Cranberry/Apple Ale this weekend. Recipe says to secondary for two weeks on top of a cranberry/apple/orange "relish". Doesn't specify to soak in vodka. Should it be soaked? This is my first go around with fruit in the secondary and I'm kinda paranoid!!
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Old 12-14-2012, 03:44 PM   #2
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I have soaked my lemon and orange rinds in vodka in a baggie in the fridge for a week .... then poured the whole thing in the fermenter great with a little ABV boost lol... I think you could use a camden tablet but the Vodka is going to killl any baddies !!! (I did 1/4- 1/2 cup o vodka)

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Old 12-14-2012, 03:57 PM   #3
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I've only done a few fruit beers. I soaked the fruit in vodka.
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