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Tips for Perfect Carbonation

First let's break down all the components of the Pat's Carbonator Bottle System:CapReaction CupBottleCompanion CupActivator PacketsBeer or Soda Concentrate PacketsThe cap has a lever on the top and a small blue lever lock. The lever allows you to prime the cap by pumping water into it which will be ...
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Top 15 Outdoor Craft Beers

Top 15 Outdoor Craft Beers

We love tasty craft beer here at Pat’s, and that’s why we brew a Pale Ale, Black IPA, and an American Lager. We also love drinking other craft beers from all over so we compiled a list of our top 15 favorite craft beers from fellow brewers who are also inspired by the great outdoors.15. Moab Bre ...
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Hiking a sandy portion of the Lost Coast Trail.

Lost Coast Trail

If you’re looking to plan a backpacking trip in March or April, there are quite a few options. One of our favorite springtime destinations is Northern California’s Lost Coast; a 53-mile stretch of rugged, undeveloped, and mountainous coastline. The Lost Coast trail is a beautiful and unique back ...
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Cooking With Pat’s

We’ve been experimenting with using our brew concentrates in place of traditional beer. So far, the results have been great.There are quite a few recipes that call for beer -- from roasted chicken to venison stew; we love the unique sweetness and subtle flavors that beer imparts. In this case, we ...
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DIY Home Brewing with a Portable Carbonator

Our Portable Carbonator allows brewers to have a low volume taste test of their beer to make sure it's ready for bottling or kegging.Couple all hydrometer readings with an organoleptic test so that you truly know where your beer is heading. Make conditioning and carbonating decisions based on a pint ...
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Do it yourself Spicy Cola

It doesn't get much better than making it from scratch. Over the years we've dabbled with a few all natural soda variations, but have come to love this one. Use with our Portable Carbonator, SodaStream, or any home carbonation system.Here is our favorite spicy cola recipe to get you started. We invi ...
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Make Your Own Lemon Lime Soda

Simplicity and fresh ingredients are the keys to a great tasting lemon lime soda, and it doesn't get much simpler than this recipe. This is the perfect all-natural drink for those hot summer days, and as a complement to light, simple meals.We invite you to give it a try, and customize it as you see ...
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Recipe for Orange Cream Soda Concentrate

This orange cream soda delivers a satisfying combination of sweet and tart, and is a great way to liven up your day. It combines classic flavors to create a beverage you'll love. Serve it as a fun drink for kids, or use it to create delicious cocktails for adults. As with any homemade soda, we recom ...
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Make Your Own Ginger Ale Soda

If you love ginger ale, you have to try this recipe at home. It's ginger ale without the artificial taste. In fact. Ginger is a delicious herb that's been around for hundreds of year and used in many cultures for its health-boosting properties. Some of the ailments associated with ginger include so ...
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