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  Topic: Keeping used ingredients
Ittiz

Replies: 5
Views: 12820

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Tue Oct 02, 2012 3:54 pm   Subject: Re: Keeping used ingredients
Hahah, yep if you don't let the alcohol evaporate then it's alcoholic. For my own consumption I don't, but you can. How long it takes to evaporate depends on the temp, volume and surface area of you ...
  Topic: Keeping used ingredients
Ittiz

Replies: 5
Views: 12820

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2012 11:27 am   Subject: Re: Keeping used ingredients
Flavors from barrels comes much more slowly. Months to years.

Root Beer flavors don't like to extract in water. However they extract very well in alcohol. I'm doing some experiments to see what ...
  Topic: Keeping used ingredients
Ittiz

Replies: 5
Views: 12820

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2012 5:14 pm   Subject: Re: Keeping used ingredients
Depends on how you make it I'd think. I use vodka to extract the flavor from the Sassafras root very effectively. If you use more root and heat in water you may be able to extract a few times.
  Topic: Root Beer Vodka
Ittiz

Replies: 9
Views: 19193

PostForum: Brands   Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2012 5:12 pm   Subject: Root Beer Vodka
I just tried Blackmaker Root Beer liqueur it incorporates all the traditional ingredients. Wow. Found it in New Hampshire for 22.00 a bottle and ended up buying five bottles. Very limited distribution ...
  Topic: In Canada where can one find sassafras root!?
Ittiz

Replies: 2
Views: 12535

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Tue Sep 04, 2012 8:03 pm   Subject: Re: In Canada where can one find sassafras root!?
You may be able to find Sassafras trees in the woods of southern Ontario. If it's worth it to you take a trip to the southern most area of Ontario. Sassafras should grow from the Toronto area and so ...
  Topic: Sassafras debate...
Ittiz

Replies: 12
Views: 47647

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2012 5:04 pm   Subject: Re: Sassafras debate...
It turns out it has about half the cancer causing potential of the air in a regular home.

Great link. And, the ratio of 0.4:0.03 is more like 13:1, which makes drinking traditional root beer more ...
  Topic: Sassafras debate...
Ittiz

Replies: 12
Views: 47647

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:34 pm   Subject: Re: Sassafras debate...
Anyone who's worried about Safrole in Sassafras should read this: http://potency.lbl.gov/pdfs/herp.pdf

If you want to see where a glass of root beer lands on this index jump to page 14. It turns ...
  Topic: Root Beer Vodka
Ittiz

Replies: 9
Views: 19193

PostForum: Brands   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:17 pm   Subject: Re: Root Beer Vodka
Smirnoff does a lot of odd flavors. My wife bought Smirnoff marshmallow vodka Razz

I any case I extract Sassafras roots in vodka. I suppose you could make your own pretty easy by only using a small ...
  Topic: My trek from a Root Beer hater to a lover and home brewing
Ittiz

Replies: 2
Views: 12522

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 12:54 am   Subject: My trek from a Root Beer hater to a lover and home brewing
(If you want to skip to the nitty gritty start on the 9th paragraph.)

Growing up (in the 80ies and 90ies) I always hated store bought root beer. All my siblings loved the stuff, but I avoided it m ...
 
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