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Coconut water?
« on: March 01, 2012, 08:38:00 PM »
I've been seeing this in the water section. Expensive but wondering who's tried it and if the CW has a brewing application such as a coconut porter.
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Re: Coconut water?
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2012, 10:50:24 PM »
I have been wondering the same thing. I did a big giant saison a couple months ago and used coconut sugar and got some good coconut flavour that way. and my son loves the coconut water. I lik eit too. The only thing I worry about is that it has an almost salty flavour. not quite salty but rich and savory. it's also wicked expensive but a 1 gallon test batch might be in order.
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Re: Coconut water?
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2012, 11:21:34 PM »
It grows on trees everywhere around here.  We think it's funny that it has become the flavor of the month - the cool thing to be seen drinking.  On par with fanny packs.   ::)
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Re: Coconut water?
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2012, 11:40:01 PM »
I've tried it, and i don't think it has enough coconut flavor to come through well in a beer.
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Re: Coconut water?
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2012, 08:39:57 AM »
Don't know that I'd use it in a beer but, Gin and Coconut Water is a popular (and quite tasty) mixed drink in the Bahamas (called a Gully Wash).
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Re: Coconut water?
« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2012, 09:26:37 AM »
I'm thinking this stuff is pasteurized?
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Re: Coconut water?
« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2012, 11:36:18 AM »
I'm thinking this stuff is pasteurized?

the stuff on the shelf is. I have been buying an unpastuerized version that is in the freezer case. or of course you can buy young coconut and extract it yourself!
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Re: Coconut water?
« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2012, 10:10:34 PM »
Not pasteurized kine coconut water.

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