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      livo replied to the thread Ginger beer from scratch.
      A few titbits I've picked up over the last few days of research are, 1) According to one comment I read in relation to a video recipe...
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      livo replied to the thread Ginger beer from scratch.
      Could be worth a try as well Feldon. Tartaric acid / Cream of Tartare comes up quite frequently, as does citric acid and of course...
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      livo reacted to Gollywog's post in the thread Ginger beer from scratch with Like Like.
      This video may help with adjusting the final ginger flavour. Art of drink: Ginger Syrup
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      livo replied to the thread Ginger beer from scratch.
      Thanks Gollywog. A very interesting video but I'd need to buy the percolator and retort stand etc.
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      livo replied to the thread Ginger beer from scratch.
      Experimentation has commenced.
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      livo replied to the thread $12 Schooners.
      I considered that myself but the prices listed above are average prices. If Happy Hour is $7.00 then the high end in some pubs will be...
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      livo replied to the thread Ginger beer from scratch.
      Most of the online (and Margaret's) recipes are for a refreshment that is made like making a sugar rich ginger / lemon tea and then...
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      livo replied to the thread Shelf Life.
      If it's a can, it will have a use by date. Old cans don't work well in my experience. Yeast should have a packed date, and it will...
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      livo replied to the thread Ginger beer from scratch.
      So here you go. You can't get much more Australian than a 1970's Margaret Fulton cookbook. This was sent to me by my sister just now.
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      https://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/real-life/news-life/12-devastating-beer-news-as-tax-is-hiked/news-story/e220f2556d2745a9d3eafcd7fc6effa...
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      livo replied to the thread Ginger beer from scratch.
      +1
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      livo replied to the thread Ginger beer from scratch.
      Correct. It can be added at any stage in fermentation. I was planning on adding it along with the priming sugar at bottling stage. It...
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      livo replied to the thread Ginger beer from scratch.
      At the HB shop today. Advice was to use lactose at only 10 g / ĺitre and plastic bottles for the first batch. Don't risk blowing good...
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      livo reacted to Jon54's post in the thread Ginger beer from scratch with Like Like.
      I've also been reading up on back-sweetening using lactose or erythritol. I hear the lactose adds a certain 'mouth feel' that not...
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      livo replied to the thread Ginger beer from scratch.
      Lactose is available at HB stores as a sweetener for stout, cider, ginger beer and wine. Under $10 for 500g, which is the recommended...
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