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From: roberts%studguppy@LANL.GOV (Doug Roberts @ Los Alamos National Laboratory)
Subject: Selzer; was Small scale mashing, dry hopping, etc.
Date: 1990-01-18 18:11:37 GMT

> Date: Wed, 17 Jan 90 22:46:22 -0600
> From: Enders <>
> My latest experiment was to *brew* seltzer (i.e. just water, maybe with
> a twist of lemon or lime, prime it, and add a small amount of yeast to
> carbonate.). It turned out suprizingly good. I used 1/2 t. of corn sugar
> per bottle to prime. I rehydrated some lager yeast and added 0.2ml of the
> solution per bottle. Works great! I had lemon/lime fizzy water in a week and
> I *know* where the water comes from. :-)
What a wonderful idea! I've made selzer myself, by force carbonating
in a Cornelius, but the concept of a naturally-fermented, flavored
selzer is very appealing!

- --Doug
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