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Offline enso

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What do I do with this cherry extract?
« on: June 16, 2010, 03:36:14 PM »
So some of the booty I got for prizes in a homebrew competition included 2 bottle of cherry extract (one for each beer that won).  I am not really a fan of fruity beers and I imagine if I were to brew one I would use real fruit.

Any ideas?  I guess I could just pass it on but perhaps there is some really cool idea out there of a use...

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Re: What do I do with this cherry extract?
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2010, 07:29:08 AM »
I just ordered some from NB.  I was planning on making soda pop with it.
A little corn sugar, citric acid, water and CO2....allow time for carbonation....nice over ice this summer.
I also ordered my other favorite extracts, peach, apricot, blueberry....WAY different from pepsi. ;D

Also methinks a cherry stout is prolly a good thing.
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Re: What do I do with this cherry extract?
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2010, 12:50:58 PM »
You can always use it in cooking...doesn't necessarily have to go into brew...
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Re: What do I do with this cherry extract?
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2010, 10:43:03 AM »
We used a bottle of raspberry extract whenever we wanted some in the beer. That way we could have straight RIS, or raspberry RIS.

You could try a drop or two in a beer that you might consider making a whole cherry batch of.

Anyone know how long the Oregon fruit purees last?
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Re: What do I do with this cherry extract?
« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2010, 08:46:45 AM »
..... I am not really a fan of fruity beers and I imagine if I were to brew one I would use real fruit.

Any ideas?  I guess I could just pass it on but perhaps there is some really cool idea out there of a use...

 :-\

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