Last Activity:11-24-2015 4:58 PM
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Posted in thread: Any way to quieten an airlock? on 11-24-2015 at 04:58 PM
How about for red/white wine, lemon wine and cider? Also ok with just foil?
Posted in thread: Any way to quieten an airlock? on 11-24-2015 at 03:06 PM
Hmm, I tried putting a box over the lock with a jumper wrapped around it, a little better but
not much. I could try putting the whole fermenter in a box but I think it would hold too much
heat in.I wa...
Posted in thread: Any way to quieten an airlock? on 11-24-2015 at 11:59 AM
I live in a studio flat so I have to sleep where I brew (or brew where I sleep? :)) But the
airlock is so damn loud, I know that's a good thing for the brew but my girlfriend is not
happy, every 10 se...
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee (lemon wine) failing? on 11-20-2015 at 07:07 PM
I've made this about a half dozen times just quickly reading through this if it's still
bubbling away let it keep going for 7-10 days. minor foaming could be from not pitching enough
yeast. lemon is t...
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee (lemon wine) failing? on 11-20-2015 at 05:27 PM
While making a new batch of wine I decided to put a few small splashes of the yeast starter
into a liter of lemonade and make a mini trial of Skeeter Pee. I used 150ml 100% lemon juice
Posted in thread: Yeast starter/expired yeast on 11-17-2015 at 12:28 AM
Ok well I made the starter 30 minutes ago, (added a squeeze of fresh orange + half a tea spoon
of sugar to warm water) and the yeast is already dancing around and bubbling away :) So as long
as the gr...
Posted in thread: Yeast starter/expired yeast on 11-16-2015 at 08:34 PM
as long as it gets going in a starter, youve basically got new healthy yeastId suggest making a
small starter (maybe 500ml) first of 1.030-1.040 OG and step it up to get the right cell
countWell I don...
Posted in thread: Yeast starter/expired yeast on 11-16-2015 at 07:31 PM
I have a canned wine kit ( that passed its best before date about a year ago but I've heard
some people still brew them and as long as I can get the yeast to start it should be fine.
Anyone have expe...
Posted in thread: Making ice beer (eisbock, etc.) on 05-10-2015 at 02:40 PM
I just tried one of the best beers I've ever tasted, the Scheider Aventinus Eisbock ( and
after reading the story that it was discovered accidently when regular Aventinus froze during
transport it go...
Posted in thread: Makeshift Fermenter on 11-16-2014 at 03:25 PM
Do you need to do a secondary fermentation for wine/cider?