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  • Posted in thread: Cider yeast side-by-side experiment on 11-18-2013 at 03:14 AM
    CoTron, I'm interested in how this pans out!

  • Posted in thread: new pectic enzyme question on 06-17-2013 at 12:35 AM
    Ok folks, what is the minimum temp that pectic enzyme works at? I froze fruit, broke it up,
    added pectic enzyme, & mixed it up some more. Mmm peaches. airlock.Gonna add this to mead that
    is fermenting...

  • Posted in thread: Longest possible co2 generation on 05-11-2013 at 04:02 AM
    Sounds like your making some undrinkable stuff. Champagne yeast can ferment up to about 16% abv
    or so if it has enough sugars, most likely less than that in your case given the lack of
    nutrients in yo...

  • Posted in thread: Longest possible co2 generation on 04-29-2013 at 04:51 AM
    Okay.. You have me puzzled, what lives in your fish tank that needs co2? Is it plants? I have
    been looking into setting up a little guppy tank for a while and I don't think those little
    fellers want c...

  • Posted in thread: Input: Was she really checking me out? on 04-29-2013 at 04:30 AM
    If in doubt... She checked you out... That's my motto and because I'm married and don't have to
    worry about that stuff, I'm pretty sure I'm hot sheet. I'm just sayin... You must be too!

  • Posted in thread: Thermometer fail when cooling wort on 04-29-2013 at 04:15 AM
    What was your method for chilling your wort and how long did you do it? If your worried about
    pitching at too low of a temp, my opinion is that Id rather pitch cold than hot.

  • Posted in thread: stuck fermentation from s05 in cider on 04-28-2013 at 05:49 AM
    I understand your current gravity is 1.022. What was your OG? I think S-05 lives to about
    12%abv so I'm curious to see where your abv is at now. If that is well under 12% then maybe the
    cider needs so...

  • Posted in thread: Sweetening after ferm. on 04-28-2013 at 05:34 AM
    You could add sugar to taste and then refrigerate the cider to prevent renewed fermentation.
    There are other options as well in regards to using sorbate or artificial sweeteners that
    yeasties don't li...

  • Posted in thread: I didn't dramatize my blow off tube on 04-28-2013 at 05:09 AM
    I figure pulling it off and sanitizing it pretty quick couldnt hurt anything. Sounds like you
    have a strong fermentation going so I'm sure the good yeasts have quite a head start on any
    unwanted bugge...

  • Posted in thread: Cornucopia Fruit wine kit, Raspberry Merlot on 01-06-2013 at 02:55 PM
    That sounds pretty good too. I wonder if these kits get better with age or if they're better
    young? I had heard that some fruit wines are better early on.

Wild Bill