Spike Brewing 12.5 Conical Fermenter Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Wine, Mead, Cider, Sake & Soda > Cider Forum > Smelly fermentation...

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-04-2007, 09:46 PM   #11
simplecj
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
simplecj's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Mendon, UT
Posts: 84
Default

Day six, bubbles much slower now, smell is almost gone, should be ready to transfer and add spices within a few days.

You know, a clear bucket would be sweet for a primary for head space and so I can actually see what's going on. The great white bucket makes it somewhat mysterious...

__________________
SimpleCJ - "All ya gotta do..... is just DO IT!!"

Coming soon... - Caribou Slobber, Dunkelweizen, Kolsch
Primary -
Secondary-
Tertiary - 6gal Perry - 5gal RyePA
Bottled/aging - 3gal Appleberry Wine
Drinking -
simplecj is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-10-2007, 02:37 AM   #12
brett
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
brett's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Posts: 294
Liked 5 Times on 1 Posts

Default

If you got the stink you know it's working!

My batch smelled like rotten eggs for the first two weeks. At bottling, the sulfur smell and taste was very noticeable. After sitting in the bottles for a few weeks, the magic cider fairy comes along and blesses each bottle, vanquishing all negative off-flavors.

Seriously, it's like magic; perfect every time!

__________________

Primary 1: House Ale (yay!)
Primary 2: empty
Primary 3: empty
Primary 4: empty
Bottle Conditioning: Apfelwein
Bottle Conditioning: Apfelwein + Blueberry
Kegged/Drinking: Partigyle Brown Ale
Conditioning: New House Barley Wine
Conditioning: Ghetto canned kit bitter (Surprisingly getting better w/ age)
Just Finished: Edwort's Apfelwein
Up next: More House Ale ?!?
brett 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
Smelly Fermentation Chamber daveooph131 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 13 05-28-2009 11:53 PM
Smelly Bucket BarnabyHooge Equipment/Sanitation 7 02-14-2009 06:33 AM
Smelly fermentation jezter6 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 14 11-06-2006 02:27 PM
Smelly keg oxford brewer Equipment/Sanitation 12 02-16-2006 10:17 PM
Smelly Fermentation voodoochild7 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 4 01-25-2006 02:24 AM