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Old 02-02-2013, 03:20 AM   #11
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Let's call this one the Freddy Couples
I've always heard the spiked Arnold Palmer called a John Daly.
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Old 02-02-2013, 05:41 AM   #12
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Makeing a it again tomorrow but different. Adding more tea and takeing 1 of the lemon out and use a beer yeast my buddy used for a cider .that way I can carb it in bottles

 
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Old 02-02-2013, 02:11 PM   #13
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I've always heard the spiked Arnold Palmer called a John Daly.
I think it needs some vodka to be called a John Daly

 
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Old 02-02-2013, 02:15 PM   #14
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Makeing a it again tomorrow but different. Adding more tea and takeing 1 of the lemon out and use a beer yeast my buddy used for a cider .that way I can carb it in bottles
Let me know how it turns out. What kind of yeast are you using? I still think you could bottle carb with the mead yeast if you wanted.

 
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Old 02-02-2013, 03:21 PM   #15
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I think the mead yeast last to long .like wine does . The yeast he used was montons or something like that . And it leaves a sweet flavor

 
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Old 02-10-2013, 06:00 AM   #16
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Ok so I decided to turn this more into a twisted tea drink . And going to make 4 versions of this in the next week . Brewing the tea myself and useing dextros to sweeten it . I will leave notes on it

 
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Old 02-11-2013, 05:19 PM   #17
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Ok so I decided to turn this more into a twisted tea drink . And going to make 4 versions of this in the next week . Brewing the tea myself and useing dextros to sweeten it . I will leave notes on it
Yeah, I was wondering about brewing my own tea instead to save money. Let me know what recipe turns out the best and be sure to post your results.

 
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Old 02-14-2013, 03:15 AM   #18
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Ok so I did 2 more batches of this . Im really hopeing I like them couse all where 4 gallon .
But here are the changes . First one I did with 1/2 raspberry tea bags and reg tea bags . Didnt let the water get higher then 170 . Steeped for 5 mins then added 1pound( 32 %) courn syrup and a pound of dextrose. 1 can lemonade aid . Let cool ta 70. Added water to top off added nutrient shook the heck out of it then pitched the yeast .
For got to take a reading .

Second one . All black tea bags in 1 gallon of water (did that for the first one also). Up to 170 . Steeped for 5 mins . Added 1 pound of light brown sugar 1 pound corn syrup. 1 can lemonade and did the same as before .
But I did remember to take a og reading 1.030 . Seamed low but all well .
Going to let the sit for about 3 weeks and report back . .
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Old 02-14-2013, 03:18 AM   #19
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Ok so it did add them . Left is the raspberry . The other is all black tea bags .
I work in the food industry and them catainers are food safe . And there 4 gallons lol

 
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Old 02-15-2013, 04:05 AM   #20
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Ok so it did add them . Left is the raspberry . The other is all black tea bags .
I work in the food industry and them catainers are food safe . And there 4 gallons lol
The OG was probably low due to the missing sugar from the sweet tea. I suppose you could add more corn sugar to compensate for that. Let me know how these turn out. The brown sugar is an interesting twist

 
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