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  Topic: First Batch Questions
aruzinsky

Replies: 1
Views: 233

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Sat Oct 21, 2017 1:16 pm   Subject: Re: First Batch Questions
When are you carbonating or fermenting? I don't see yeast as an ingredient.

It looks under sweetened. 2 cups Sucranat and 3/4 cup molasses is equal to slightly more than one pound of sugar. Typic ...
  Topic: Need Soda Sellers In Dupage County, Illinois
aruzinsky

Replies: 2
Views: 596

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:12 am   Subject: Need Soda Sellers In Dupage County, Illinois
Circumvention is the key to avoiding an unfair tax, old friend?

Yes, but the tax was repealed and will be void starting 12/1/17, too late for Thanksgiving. Meanwhile, I bought a Brita water filter ...
  Topic: Need Soda Sellers In Dupage County, Illinois
aruzinsky

Replies: 2
Views: 596

PostForum: General   Posted: Wed Aug 30, 2017 1:06 pm   Subject: Need Soda Sellers In Dupage County, Illinois
I would appreciate the names and addresses of stores that sell soda cheap (e.g., $1/2 liter bottle) in Dupage County, Illinois, preferably close to the Cook County border and Cermak Rd..

I am as ...
  Topic: Sassafras debate...
aruzinsky

Replies: 12
Views: 46968

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2016 1:31 pm   Subject: Sassafras debate...
... closer to the root beers I remember growing up with in the 60's ...

You are not old enough to remember commercial root beers with safrole because that was before 1960. Dad's and Hires were alm ...
  Topic: FYI, Retail Source of Food Grade Dihydroanethole
aruzinsky

Replies: 2
Views: 29995

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2016 9:47 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:



If you sell your root beer, the use of sassafras is illegal because the FDA deem ...
  Topic: FYI, Retail Source of Food Grade Dihydroanethole
aruzinsky

Replies: 2
Views: 29995

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 9:40 am   Subject: FYI, Retail Source of Food Grade Dihydroanethole
http://shop.perfumersapprentice.com/p-8095-dihydroanethole.aspx

This is the closest that you can legally come to the flavor of sassafras. The appropriate concentration in root beer is approximatel ...
  Topic: NATURAL FLAVORS
aruzinsky

Replies: 2
Views: 31259

PostForum: Brands   Posted: Wed Dec 23, 2015 12:48 pm   Subject: Re: NATURAL FLAVORS
WHO MAKES A ROOT BEER WITH NO ARTIFICIAL FLAVORS, SWEETENERS AND ONLY USES CANE SUGAR. A TRUE ROOT BEER

"Natural flavors" does not imply traditional or endemic. Since natural versions of ...
  Topic: Ethyl Salicylate
aruzinsky

Replies: 1
Views: 28925

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2015 11:55 am   Subject: Ethyl Salicylate
Most people would describe the flavor of ethyl salicylate as sweet, wintergreen, spicy and anisic. See http://www.thegoodscentscompany.com/data/rw1001561.html#toorgano (wait for the advertising page ...
  Topic: Worst Root Beer I Ever Tasted
aruzinsky

Replies: 2
Views: 9977

PostForum: Brands   Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2015 11:28 am   Subject: Worst Root Beer I Ever Tasted
Since writing that review, I became familiar with the flavor compound, ethyl salicylate. Most people describe its flavor as, sweet, wintergreen, spicy and anisic, but, due to a genetic abnormality, t ...
  Topic: First time brewing, question about sugar
aruzinsky

Replies: 4
Views: 10956

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Sun Jan 04, 2015 5:14 pm   Subject: Re: First time brewing, question about sugar
My question is, roughly how much of that sugar will be consumed in theffermentation process?

The reduction in the weight of sugar will be approximately proportional to the increase in alcohol or ca ...
  Topic: Not getting enough carbonation
aruzinsky

Replies: 1
Views: 5789

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Sun Jan 04, 2015 4:22 pm   Subject: Not getting enough carbonation
See http://www.root-beer.org/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=730
  Topic: How to Get Perfect Carbonation Using Yeast On the First Try
aruzinsky

Replies: 0
Views: 5908

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Sun Jan 04, 2015 4:09 pm   Subject: How to Get Perfect Carbonation Using Yeast On the First Try
How to Get Perfect Carbonation Using Yeast On the First Try without Special Equipment

It occurred to me that a 2 liter plastic soda bottle is elastic enough so that I could use the level of liquid ...
  Topic: First time brewing, question about sugar
aruzinsky

Replies: 4
Views: 10956

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Sat Dec 13, 2014 7:52 pm   Subject: Re: First time brewing, question about sugar
My question is, roughly how much of that sugar will be consumed in theffermentation process?

The reduction in the weight of sugar will be approximately proportional to the increase in alcohol or ca ...
  Topic: Thinking about opening a dedicated root beer store
aruzinsky

Replies: 6
Views: 9840

PostForum: Questions   Posted: Thu Dec 04, 2014 11:24 am   Subject: Thinking about opening a dedicated root beer store
These days, specialty stores are typically online stores. A strictly brick and mortar specialty store can't compete with online specialty stores.

For example, I recently refurbished my greenhouse ...
  Topic: First time brewing, question about sugar
aruzinsky

Replies: 4
Views: 10956

PostForum: Home Brewing   Posted: Thu Oct 30, 2014 10:49 am   Subject: Re: First time brewing, question about sugar
My question is, roughly how much of that sugar will be consumed in theffermentation process?

The reduction in the weight of sugar will be approximately proportional to the increase in alcohol or ca ...
 
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