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  Topic: PET Bottles
Kevin

Replies: 1
Views: 9804

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Tue May 26, 2009 11:10 am   Subject: PET Bottles
My local brew shop sells 12 oz PET bottles. Does anyone know an online source for 6 or 7 oz PET bottles?

Thanks
Kevin
  Topic: Type of Yeast
Kevin

Replies: 4
Views: 20952

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Tue May 26, 2009 10:24 am   Subject: Re: Type of Yeast
OK, so it looks like no one is responding to posts but me so I will reply my results.

Ale yeast seems to make a better tasting soda. It was less yeasty. I did produce more sediment (which was y ...
  Topic: is it hard to brew your own root beer?
Kevin

Replies: 2
Views: 12574

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Tue May 26, 2009 10:13 am   Subject: Re: is it hard to brew your own root beer?
It is really easy. Do you want to make REAL root beer or root beer from extract?

Kevin
  Topic: Trial and Error Favors
Kevin

Replies: 4
Views: 14671

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Tue May 26, 2009 9:12 am   Subject: Re: Trial and Error Favors
The frozen berries soda came out GREAT! I threw the frozen berries in a blender to create a mash. Then simmered that for 30 minutes with sugar and strained it. Added vanilla ale yeast and waited. ...
  Topic: Carbonation When is Done?
Kevin

Replies: 2
Views: 11210

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Tue May 26, 2009 9:09 am   Subject: Re: Carbonation When is Done?
You can still measure pressure if you are using PET bottles. I am going to make up a pressure tester and see how it works. It will only cost about 5 dollars

Kevin
  Topic: Cool Trick
Kevin

Replies: 2
Views: 14110

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Sun May 24, 2009 12:11 am   Subject: Cool Trick
I learned a new trick. I bottle using plastic bottles. When I cap them I squeeze out all the air then add the cap. The bottles are slightly deformed. This seems to allow my soda to get more CO2 fo ...
  Topic: Trial and Error Favors
Kevin

Replies: 4
Views: 14671

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Sun May 24, 2009 12:05 am   Subject: Trial and Error Favors
1) I tried 100% black cherry juice with light brown sugar. It came out tasting like NyQuil. Not so good.

2) Made some pumpkin soda. The whole house smelled like pumpkin pie. It was a hit. Man ...
  Topic: Making an Extract
Kevin

Replies: 1
Views: 10466

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Thu May 14, 2009 9:50 pm   Subject: Re: Making an Extract
Check out Homemade Root Beer Soda & Pop By Stephen Cresswell They have an extract in there.

Kevin
  Topic: Carbonation When is Done?
Kevin

Replies: 2
Views: 11210

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Wed May 13, 2009 7:38 pm   Subject: Carbonation When is Done?
I am making soda using champagne yeast in FL. The plastic bottles are left in my house to ferment. The house temp is about 77 degrees. The bottles seem to get stiff around 24 hours. That seems awf ...
  Topic: Type of Yeast
Kevin

Replies: 4
Views: 20952

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Wed May 13, 2009 7:31 pm   Subject: Type of Yeast
What types of yeast are you using to make your soda? My local shop suggest champagne. Others say use Ale. What do you use and why?

Thanks
Kevin
 
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