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Cottage Beer

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Servings: 1
Categories: Alcoholic Beverages / Brewing

1  peck  Wheat bran
3  handsful  Hops
2  quarts  Molasses
2  tablespoons  Yeast
10  gallons  Water

Put bran and hops into water, and boil until bran and hops sink to the bottom. Strain through a thin cloth into a cooler. When it is about lukewarm, add molasses. As soon as molasses is dissolved, pour all into a 10-gallon cask and add yeast. When fermentation is over with, cork up the cask and it will be ready in 4-5 days. Many of the recipes in this collection did not contain amounts or oven temperatures. I have typed them in as they appear in the book, typos and all. Depression Era Recipes Patricia R. Wagner ISBN 0-934860-55-6 Entered by Carolyn Shaw 5-95 Submitted By CAROLYN SHAW On 05-18-95 (1411)

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