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Old 02-27-2006, 04:02 AM   #1
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Ok...I've done searches on all kinds of forums and websites. For whatever reason (perhaps its the homebrew), I can't search the forum for "green beer"....all I end up with is green OR beer. I've tried all manner of operators to signify that I want green AND beer....but no luck. So....can someone re-educate me on how to search this forum?

For what its worth...Im curious on how to make green beer...not a whole batch....but a maybe a pitcher's worth? Yeah yeah...I know....real beer snobs wouldn't want green beer...but I say "what the heck"...I want green beer. I assume food coloring...but how much?

Thanks for all the help. Good deed for the day...helping the moron

 
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Old 02-27-2006, 04:47 AM   #2
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From what I know of green beer, all they do is take crappy american lager and put green food dye in it. I don't think there is a reasonable way to make beer green in the brewing process.
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Old 02-27-2006, 04:57 AM   #3
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I would say to just add green food dye (or blue and yellow) to your beer right before you serve it.
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Old 02-27-2006, 05:02 AM   #4
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rewster has it right, just any beer dyed green. Detracts from the taste.

 
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Old 02-27-2006, 05:55 AM   #5
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I've never done it, but I've heard like 1-2 drops of food coloring per pitcher.

Also, green beer=green pee.
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Old 02-27-2006, 06:22 AM   #6
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I think that the best result will be from a couple drops of blue coloring, that's how they do it the in bars. Yellow+blue=green. Of course, your puke will be green later too.
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Old 02-27-2006, 08:12 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by vtfan99
Yeah yeah...I know....real beer snobs wouldn't want green beer...
Don't Worry! This a snob-free forum (due to the inherent calming properties of drinking your own stash).


What is 'green beer' excactly anyway? Some kind of St Patrick's day thing?
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Old 02-27-2006, 08:53 AM   #8
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Whats made after the irish finish a few beers.....
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