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  Topic: additives for foam
steveb

Replies: 9
Views: 29156

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Wed Oct 24, 2012 4:29 pm   Subject: additives for foam
don't give up on the yucca root yet...in my readings, there is a difference between yuca (cassava) and yucca. I haven't tried either one, but it seems yucca is the desired one for foam.
  Topic: Complete Noob
steveb

Replies: 16
Views: 32141

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2012 11:33 am   Subject: Complete Noob
Sounds like your all set...lucky to have those supply stores nearby! One thing to keep in mind...I've never used Champagne yeast because I've heard Champagne yeast keeps working even at cold temperat ...
  Topic: Complete Noob
steveb

Replies: 16
Views: 32141

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 11:39 pm   Subject: Complete Noob
Any updates from Crazy8? I hadn't checked the site recently for activity, and sorry I missed out on the rest of the discussion.
  Topic: Complete Noob
steveb

Replies: 16
Views: 32141

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 11:22 pm   Subject: Re: Complete Noob
iolar - just curious as to how your tapioca crystals turned out. I've been trying to create more foam in my root beer, and just not having any luck. I know it doesn't really affect the flavor, but w ...
  Topic: perfect root beer pairing?
steveb

Replies: 2
Views: 18982

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Feb 09, 2012 6:34 pm   Subject: perfect root beer pairing?
Just trying to start a little conversation....Everyone will probably have their own opinion on this topic, but - Is there a perfect food pairing to go with root beer? Wine has cheese, beer has peanut ...
  Topic: 1st post - Hello and noob-ish help
steveb

Replies: 4
Views: 16131

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2011 10:57 am   Subject: 1st post - Hello and noob-ish help
Cam - ok - I couldn't find the exact instructions, but it's not too difficult. You will need some valve stems, (yes - for tires) which can be bought in an auto parts section of a store, or you can se ...
  Topic: 1st post - Hello and noob-ish help
steveb

Replies: 4
Views: 16131

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2011 12:50 pm   Subject: 1st post - Hello and noob-ish help
Camsna - I am not particularly experienced, I've tried about twenty batches so far. I tried like heck to get rid of the yeasty flavor, but never could so I switched to force carbonation. The set up ...
  Topic: additives for foam
steveb

Replies: 9
Views: 29156

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Mon May 09, 2011 2:03 pm   Subject: Re: additives for foam
Just updating this topic...I ordered the Acacia Powder/Gum Arabic. I've tried twice to use it in my root beer without much success. I don't know if I am mixing/using it properly. If anyone has any ...
  Topic: how to carbonate root beer
steveb

Replies: 4
Views: 22908

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Fri Mar 25, 2011 12:30 pm   Subject: Re: how to carbonate root beer
Joe73 - there are several factors that could contribute....I wouldn't add the yeast until the mixture is a bit cooler. 95 degrees may be too hot and possibly killed your yeast. Bottling right away m ...
  Topic: Bottling in Glass
steveb

Replies: 2
Views: 14323

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Sat Feb 19, 2011 2:07 pm   Subject: Bottling in Glass
Here is a link to a beer forum that has another similar process described and has pictures

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f35/we-no-need-no-stinking-beer-gun-24678/
  Topic: Bottling in Glass
steveb

Replies: 2
Views: 14323

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Sat Feb 19, 2011 1:58 pm   Subject: Bottling in Glass
I am interested in trying this as well, I did a little searching on a beer brewing forum, and this is what I found. I haven't tried it.......

Here's what I have done: I attach an 8 - 10 inch piece ...
  Topic: additives for foam
steveb

Replies: 9
Views: 29156

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Fri Jan 28, 2011 6:18 pm   Subject: additives for foam
Has anyone used Gum Arabic/Acacia Powder or Quillaja saponaria (Soapbark) or Manihot esculenta (Manioc) or (Yuca Root) to build foam in rootbeer? I found a source for Acacia Powder, but I hesistate t ...
  Topic: Recipes for Root Beer and Sarsaparilla Extracts
steveb

Replies: 5
Views: 27326

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Tue Jan 25, 2011 6:28 pm   Subject: Re: Recipes for Root Beer and Sarsaparilla Extracts
Just for information - I ran across the name of the book the copy came from. It is Source Book of Flavors by Henry B Heath 1981.
  Topic: Roots and extract - sources please
steveb

Replies: 16
Views: 53885

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Wed Jan 12, 2011 4:25 pm   Subject: Re: Roots and extract - sources please
Thanks for the info, now I just need a loan from the bank to afford the oils - haha. While comparing prices between a few sites listed, I did see that Faeriesfinest has extracts of alot of these, and ...
  Topic: Roots and extract - sources please
steveb

Replies: 16
Views: 53885

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Tue Jan 11, 2011 4:22 pm   Subject: Roots and extract - sources please
Please bear with me....I've been reading some of the older posts trying to find which essential oils I may want to purchase to fine tune my root beer recipe. This post lists some oils and some links ...
 
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