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    Dark Imperial Ginger Beer Brew 7-8% ABV

    So I'm ready to bottle. I need to the following: Tart: It's not got that tang that I need. I have citric acid, which works, but I will try lemon juice too and compare. Sweetness: There's not enough for me with all the dark malt and US04 flavour. I have stevia and lactose. Lactose seems useless...
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    Dark Imperial Ginger Beer Brew 7-8% ABV

    The ginger and yeast is blocking the tap so it dribbled out with a lot of sediment and ginger. The SG is affected seriously by this I think. Tasted it: it's not sweet at all which isn't what I was going for - Maybe I can correct with some lemon juice? It's got that yeasty bitterness which is...
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    Dark Imperial Ginger Beer Brew 7-8% ABV

    Thanks YAPN. Temp has sat on 22c the whole time. Will check SG now and see what it is.
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    Dark Imperial Ginger Beer Brew 7-8% ABV

    Hi all. I'm 8 days into my first brew, things are going well despite making a number of rookie mistakes. Based off BrewTube's "stronger ginger beer" recipe: , I decided to make a dark, spicy ginger beer with high ABV. Probably a too ambitious beer for a first timer, mistake #1. Ingredients...
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