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    Ginger Beer- no action

    Hello, This is my first ever kit without help from my dad, so please, bear with me. I have made a ginger beer purely from a kit. (Thought there was no reason to mix it up the first time). There was a little bit of movement in the bubbler/ airlock in the beginning but it just seems to have...
  2. S

    Help with first time brewing, not carbonated.

    This is my first time brewing, I made Morgan's Ginger Beer and followed the non-alcoholic recipe. This involved adding the mix, sugar, yeast, nutrient and stirring and waiting. I then bottled it and the recipe said specifically said not to add sugar to the bottles, which I assumed meant the...
  3. michael_aussie

    Calculating equivalent sugars

    How do I calculate equivalent sugars? The kit I'm intending to use calls for 1kg of dextrose. I'm planning to use some left over dark malt extract (900g). How much white sugar (yes I know that is sacrilege) should I add to make it equivalent to 1kg of dextrose. The kit I'm intending to make...
  4. S

    Mangrove Jacks Ginger Beer pouch.

    Hey So I put down a MJ pouch just over a week ago. I'd made the Coopers ones before but the first time I did a MJ, it was super dry. I figured it was because I hadn't used the sweetener sachet (as far as I'm aware the Coopers kit had the sweetener premixed). This time I used the sweetener, but...
  5. P

    My first alcoholic GB: recipe, method & result

    For anyone interested I'd appreciate any comment: Rather long post: Peter’s Home Brew Alcoholic Ginger Beer for Keg dispensing. After fermentation I will be placing in a Cornelius ball lock 19 litre keg, for forced carbonation & maturation. Target brew quantity is 19 + 1 = 20 litres, thus...
  6. D

    Anyone fermented ginger beer without removing the ginger?

    Hi folks, All I can find on fresh ginger beer recipes is steeping the ginger, and removing that ginger b4 fermenting. Anyone tried fermenting without removing the ginger? Hoping it may increase the ginger effect due to the excessive exposure? Thanks in advance. :-)
  7. N

    Help a ginger beer beginner out please - really low SG

    Hi guys, First time posting here, and first time trying a ginger beer. Followed a recipe I found online which had decent reviews (outlined below). Long story short, my SG was only 1.020. Bit confused because expected it to be a lot higher (was going for a fairly high ABV ginger beer). Any...
  8. A

    Ginger Beer Recipe Discussion and Thoughts?

    So i need an expert opinion on my recipe i am thinking of using. My goal is to make 23-25L of sweet ginger beer with an ABU of 5-8+%. Recipe - all fresh will freze fruit to break down cell walls 1.5 -2 kg DLME 1kg Dextrose S0-4 Yeast? (15-20g?) Should i use brown sugar or maltodextrine...
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