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SteveG
08/17/12 11:01 AM  
Help plan a Fantome beer!
This is a project for the other board, might be one peeps here would enjoy though. Dany from Fantome has offered to make us a beer, and to my surprise there is time to make this a Halloween beer. We get to decide the odd ingredients, like spices, that he'd use. Couldn't hurt getting home brewers involved. If you're interested in participating, please post your comments on the other board.
Mike T
08/17/12 02:16 PM  
Re: Help plan a Fantome beer!
How about a "scary" ingredient, like sorrel "The plant's sharp taste is due to oxalic acid, which is a poison. In small quantities sorrel is harmless; in large quantities it can be fatal." - Wikipedia

Here in DC, Bluejacket is planning a saison with it. There are probably other plants that could be a bit concerning, but in fact are safe.

This is probably a bad suggestion, right?

SteveG
08/17/12 04:24 PM  
Re: Help plan a Fantome beer!
I'd ask in the thread going on at the BBB!
Adam M
08/17/12 11:22 PM  
Re: Help plan a Fantome beer!
I wonder how long that acid would stay in the wort with calcium in the solution. have a feeling it may drop out pretty quickly, a la kidney stones...just a thought
Uncle Jimbo
10/09/12 12:29 AM  
Re: Oxalic Acid
I would be interested in how the Sorrel beers turn out. Oxalic acid kills fungi and yeast in some concentrations.
 
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