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Homemade Hooch

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by kfranz87, Feb 2, 2010.

  1. kfranz87

    kfranz87

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    Just cracked open the first bottle of Franz's Froth and it is delicious. Who else here makes it? I'm still on the no-boil kit, but will be moving up to a more challenging recipe once I get this one down pat. Lessons learned: recipe called for 1/2 tsp priming sugar, think I actually needed half that. Cheers everyone :cheers:
     
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    Since it tasted good you must have gotten all the antifreeze out of the radiator before you used it. Watch out for them revenue fellers.
     

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    DEADLYACCURATE Senior Member

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    nam02G First throwing ax bullseye.

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    Is this a beer? I just bottled a batch of Scottish Ale last Friday. Won't get to try it for a couple weeks.
     
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    back in the day, many mango season ago i had some family members that made some good home made stuff.
     
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    zackwatt That's a Bingo! Lifetime Member

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    Turner and Hooch?

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    DEADLYACCURATE Senior Member

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    :rofl: Not exactly
     
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    Yeah it's beer. No radiators involved just a 5 gallon bucket. It's comparable to Shock Top, but not quite. Not bad for $18 for 60 beers
     
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    I did the Mr. Beer kit a couple times.

    Bought it for my future FIL. We had more fun making the beer than actually drinking it lol, I didn't really like what we made. It was cool to make it ourselves, but I'll stick with Coors Light.
     
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    I find it hard to believe that a person can make something that tastes worse than Coors Light. It might be the local brew here and all, but that stuff is fit for little other than 00-buck target practice at best :shakehead:
     
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    LongGoneDays Misanthropical

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    I dated a homemade hooch once.
     
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    pack-indy Emissary

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    Yes :rofl:
     
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    If Franz's beer frothed, don't worry, be happy. Flat beer that doesn't carbonate for lack of priming sugar, warm temps or adequate yeast is the stuff that Brits drink. Personally, I like my beer rich, bubbly and cold.

    In-bottle priming is a trick that will change with the ingredients and conditions. I haven't had an exploding bottle yet but I know a flat beer will never grow bubbles.
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    kirgi08 Watcher. Silver Member

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    Just once?.'08. :supergrin:
     
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    LongGoneDays Misanthropical

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    Well, maybe a few times.
     
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    Glock-it-to-me Catching liars

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    I got to try some of the late Popcorn Sutton's product. I've no doubt why he was a legend.
     
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    He's gone now.'08. :sad:
     
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    american lockpicker License to Il

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    I think I'll stick with Grolsch.