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Offline dee

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Keg additions
« on: April 08, 2010, 09:36:06 AM »
I want to add some citrus zest, hops and spices to an American Wheat that I just kegged up.  I dry hop in the keg all of the time but I'm a little concerned about using zest.  What sanitation precautions should I take with the fruit zest and dry spices?

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Re: Keg additions
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2010, 10:06:07 AM »
Not sure with the spicwes...but you could dip citus rind in a bit of vodka before adding it.  I would guess the spices will be ok, but orange or lemon rind will have quite a few nasties on it.
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Re: Keg additions
« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2010, 01:13:33 PM »
If you haven't made this recipe before I would recommend steeping the spices and zest in vodka for a week or two and then adding the liquid to taste.
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