A Nearly Waterless Beer Concentrate That Comes in Packets

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Re: A Nearly Waterless Beer Concentrate That Comes in Packet

Post by DonNewcomb » Sat May 18, 2013 9:26 pm

It looks serious to me. The carbonator seems to operate by mixing a dry acid and base, then adding water. This produces carbon dioxide under pressure, which carbonates the water. As for the instant beer, you have to consider the components of beer. They are: water, malt, minerals, hops, alcohol and carbonation. You could make a sort of beer by mixing the first five ingredients in a seltzer bottle and using a CO2 cartridge to carbonate the beer.

The question is if Pat's carbonation system is worth the cost and effort. You could do the same thing by carrying a seltzer bottle and a few CO2 cartridges.


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Re: A Nearly Waterless Beer Concentrate That Comes in Packet

Post by Midwest Ed » Sat May 18, 2013 10:06 pm

What ever happened to "Fizzies"? As a kid we would put these tablets in tap water and out came grape soda. How about a malt and hops flavored Fizzy tablet with a 1/2 shot of grain alcohol in some cold Lake Superior water?
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Re: A Nearly Waterless Beer Concentrate That Comes in Packet

Post by DonNewcomb » Sun May 19, 2013 5:42 am

Midwest Ed wrote:What ever happened to "Fizzies"? As a kid we would put these tablets in tap water and out came grape soda. How about a malt and hops flavored Fizzy tablet with a 1/2 shot of grain alcohol in some cold Lake Superior water?
Fizzies: My wife bought some for fun. I tried one and left the rest in the pack. It's essentially Alka-Seltzer with a little flavoring and tastes like Alka-Seltzer. While boomers may remember them as delicious, there's a reason that parents didn't drink them, only kids.

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