hist-brewing: Red verses White

ulfin at mail.portup.com ulfin at mail.portup.com
Wed Mar 17 18:46:07 PST 1999

>Don't "white" raisins (golden?) stay "white" due to the addition of
>sulphur?  Have you ever tried to make your own raisins out of green
>grapes?  In my experience they tend to turn as brown as any other

Golden raisins and brown raisins are both dried Thompson
seedless grapes.  Both are usually sulphured.  The difference
is provided by ordinary chlorine bleach. (I worked the
produce department at a natural foods store and had to
confirm it with the producer when I found out.)

Dan Butler-Ehle

BTW, Andrew, I see you have nicknamed this list "SCA Brewer's Info";
please realize that this is not a SCA list.

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