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Date: 09/19/13 04:46 PM

11 Responses to Food Hacks: Turning Fruit Juice Into Booze! [Pic+]

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    5Cats Male 50-59
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    September 19, 2013 at 4:47 pm
    Link: Food Hacks: Turning Fruit Juice Into Booze! - Simple! Cheap! Hardly ever lethal!
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    September 19, 2013 at 5:49 pm

    When I was a kid we didn`t have fancy airlocks!
    We put balloons over the top, worked just fine.
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    McThstlpnts Female 18-29
    1540 posts
    September 19, 2013 at 6:00 pm
    Got this as a stocking stuffer for my husband this past Christmas. It`s not bad actually. You won`t get a buzz off of it but it makes the juice all fizzy too >^.^<
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    Geogypsy Female 18-29
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    September 19, 2013 at 6:50 pm
    I`d rather drink the juice as is.
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    bacon_pie Male 30-39
    3062 posts
    September 19, 2013 at 7:08 pm
    For some odd reason, Hooch by Everything got stuck in my head when I read the headline.
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    5Cats Male 50-59
    30842 posts
    September 20, 2013 at 12:50 am
    Heck! Kids did this in my boarding school in 1980! We were all very bored.

    Airlock? Just balance the cap upside-down on the top: it works! Kind of...

    Anyhow, that stuff was sour & fowl! LOLZ! Hopefully this method makes better "hooch".
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    Sleepyhallow Male 50-59
    1983 posts
    September 20, 2013 at 2:34 am
    We used to ferment the apple juice this way on the submarine for our "Halfway Night" celebrations.

    Pop a small hole in the 1 gallon can, add sugar and yeast with a little paper flapper valve over the hole and store it in the cool frame bays of Missile Control Center.

    It wasn`t very strong, but after close to 2 months without even a beer, it got a pretty nice buzz going.
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    Nickel2 Male 50-59
    5880 posts
    September 20, 2013 at 3:15 am
    Reminds me of making ginger beer when I was a kid.
    1 demijohn
    1 airlock
    add water, powdered ginger and sugar.
    keep it warm and out of the sight of parents.
    enjoy headache, be late for school.
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    pumba62 Male 40-49
    1018 posts
    September 20, 2013 at 6:16 am
    Id rather go to a liqueur store by a mickey and mix it in with the juice!
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    greenbasterd Male 18-29
    2377 posts
    September 20, 2013 at 10:09 am
    ure genna wanna make sure your plastic bottle is HDPE2 or the fermentation process will leech poo out of the plastic..

    also this isn`t really worth doing for Americans because their booze is freakin cheap,unless ure under 19 or 21 in the states. Us Canadians on the other hand, pay out the ass. i`ve been making my own for years. but i own all the nuts and bolts to do it proper in a 5 gallon glass carboy.

    oh BTW they left out the part where you add a pooload of sugar to make some real panty remover
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    madduck Female 50-59
    7255 posts
    September 20, 2013 at 10:12 am
    Ew- sounds horrid. I`d rather just make wine, or beer- it`s not difficult. I got my children pissed on Ginger beer- having read FAR too much Enid Blyton as a child I made some- gave both very young children a massive glassful, they loved it, guzzled the lot quickly ,then 5 minutes later I wondered why wondered why they giggled so much...

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