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  Topic: FYI, Retail Source of Food Grade Dihydroanethole
iolar

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2016 12:55 am   Subject: FYI, Retail Source of Food Grade Dihydroanethole
Or, instead of using some artificial chemical to get the flavor of sassafras, you could just BUY real sassafras:

http://www.herbco.com/p-838-sassafras-root-bark-cs.aspx?gclid=CNnr5LXhiM4CFYGTfgodrd ...
  Topic: Sassafras debate...
iolar

Replies: 12
Views: 47624

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2016 12:32 am   Subject: Sassafras debate...
While safrole oil may be hard to come by because of it's possible use in the manufacture of MDMA, sassafras bark you can use in the creation of homemade root beer is very easy to order online, and hap ...
  Topic: fermenting tip
iolar

Replies: 2
Views: 11568

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:12 pm   Subject: Re: fermenting tip
Actually, the amount of carbonation has nothing to do with how much yeast you use - the yeast will reproduce to make more yeast as needed. All adding more yeast does is speed up the fermentation proc ...
  Topic: Complete Noob
iolar

Replies: 16
Views: 32095

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:50 pm   Subject: Re: Complete Noob
I use an ale yeast for my home-made sodas, but champagne yeast should be fine. The different type of yeasts will affect the taste, and also champagne yeast will generate more carbonation and more alc ...
  Topic: additives for foam
iolar

Replies: 9
Views: 29129

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:30 pm   Subject: Re: additives for foam
I had run across a reference to cassava extract being used to give a foamy head to root beer. And guess what, I just went and looked it up and cassava and yuca are the same plant (didn't know that). ...
  Topic: In Canada where can one find sassafras root!?
iolar

Replies: 2
Views: 12527

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Tue Sep 04, 2012 3:16 pm   Subject: Re: In Canada where can one find sassafras root!?
Anything carried in the stores, either online or in a brick-n-mortar, will probably be dried root (at least, that is all I've ever seen). And that is what you'll want, anyway (every recipe I've seen ...
  Topic: Sassafras debate...
iolar

Replies: 12
Views: 47624

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 4:38 pm   Subject: Re: Sassafras debate...
Yup -- you're right. I stand corrected.
  Topic: Sassafras debate...
iolar

Replies: 12
Views: 47624

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2012 8:27 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: Some Questions from a Beginner - I'd Appreciate the Help!
iolar

Replies: 13
Views: 42141

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:19 pm   Subject: Re: Some Questions from a Beginner - I'd Appreciate the Help
For yeast carbonation, you won't have to worry about explosions if you use thick-walled bottles. I use bail-top bottles because they don't require re-capping (though, you need to replace the gasket e ...
  Topic: Complete Noob
iolar

Replies: 16
Views: 32095

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2012 7:10 pm   Subject: Re: Complete Noob
Thank you very much for all that info. I do have a few other questions now that have sparked from all of that. Thank God for forums...lol Now im not a drinker and I never did drink beer, it just never ...
  Topic: Complete Noob
iolar

Replies: 16
Views: 32095

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Sat Aug 25, 2012 4:57 pm   Subject: Complete Noob
So as I do my reading, studying, researching, etc. I have one question that still lingers in my mind. I want to use glass and im thinking I will use the bail-top bottles. So here is my question. Once ...
  Topic: Sassafras debate...
iolar

Replies: 12
Views: 47624

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2012 5:05 pm   Subject: Re: Sassafras debate...
I ran into someone online who posted about this when I was researching this subject over a year ago, and I wish I had have save the link, because they sounded very knowledgeable and numbers and data t ...
  Topic: Complete Noob
iolar

Replies: 16
Views: 32095

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2012 4:06 pm   Subject: Re: Complete Noob
Hi kguske!

Thanks for the kind welcome.

I would give one caveat about artificial carbonation. It's NOT safer than natural carbonation. Be VERY careful with CO2 regulators, and fittings. I pur ...
  Topic: Sassafras debate...
iolar

Replies: 12
Views: 47624

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Sun Aug 19, 2012 7:10 am   Subject: Re: Sassafras debate...
I was reading up on this recently, and when the FDA was testing safrole on their lab-rats, they fed MASSIVE doses to their subjects in order to get the liver damage and cancer effects. And, those eff ...
  Topic: Complete Noob
iolar

Replies: 16
Views: 32095

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Sun Aug 19, 2012 6:20 am   Subject: Re: Complete Noob
Firstly, Hello there!

Next, dude, chill. If you actually LOOK at the stats for page views, you'll see that almost ALL of those views are NOT from registered users (and only registered users can p ...
 
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