Happy HolidaySs Giveaway - Winners Re-Re-Re-Drawn - 24 hours to Claim!

Get your HBT Growlers, Shirts and Membership before the Rush!


Home Brew Forums > Wine, Mead, Cider, Sake & Soda > Mead Forum > Just a thought
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-26-2007, 07:50 PM   #1
Hyoscine
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Chelmsford, England
Posts: 10
Default Just a thought

So, yeast likes oxygen, but aerating your brew risks introducing infections. I was wondering, would an aquarium style air pump with a good bacterial filter make for nice mead, a faster fermentation, or just a wrong tasting drink? If I'm being a berk feel free to say so...

__________________
Hyoscine is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-26-2007, 07:52 PM   #2
krispy d
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Old Saybrook CT
Posts: 617
Liked 5 Times on 5 Posts

Default

not sure about a mead but that is exactly how I aereate my beers

__________________
On Tap
CT Common Steam Beer
Guest Tap
Old Burnside Ten Penny Ale
Primary
Westbrook Porter
Secondary

Empty
Up Next
A big IPA ??


“Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.”
-Benjamin Franklin
krispy d is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-26-2007, 08:45 PM   #3
Adolphus79
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 530
Default

you want it good and aerated in the beginning, but once fermentation has started, let it sit...

__________________
Adolphus79 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hmm here's a thought...... r3dn3ckstyl3z General Chit Chat 13 07-08-2009 05:56 PM
Just a thought Limited Visibility HomeBrewTalk Announcements & Feedback 1 06-04-2009 11:58 PM
Thought of the day... AFAJ Brew Guy General Chit Chat 2 02-03-2009 02:06 PM
Wow... never thought I'd do this... Gonefishing General Beer Discussion 3 12-22-2008 05:21 AM
I Never Thought I'd See the Day... Evan! General Beer Discussion 8 04-20-2008 03:48 PM



Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS