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Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee on 07-28-2014 at 08:14 PM
I use safale s-04 for my ciders and it's all I had. My first batch is sitting in Carboy
clearing right now, then gonna back sweeten with a bit more lemon juice and sugar as the lemon
is almost non exi...
Posted in thread: large batch strawberry on 07-25-2014 at 06:13 PM
Yeast often does not need to be multiplied like that but making a large starter like 2-4 liter
starter would be appropriate for a 50 gallon batch. Camden tablets do need to be multiplied
like that but...
Posted in thread: Gunter's honey on 07-25-2014 at 02:42 PM
Being raw or not... BE CAREFUL! Buckwheat honey is a funny verietal honey that "if" it is pure
buckwheat and a super dark honey, you can get the flavor profile of a horse blanket and fresh
cut grass o...
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee on 07-25-2014 at 02:37 PM
Couldn't believe it, used yeast slurry safale s-04 from my first 5 gallon Pee to start another
batch and 6 days in already at 1.010! Started at 1.070. Think its time to add rest of juice,
Posted in thread: Apple Pie Wine on 07-25-2014 at 01:29 AM
Here is a simple recipe that should be close to what you want:1 gallon recipeAll liquid 100%
Tree Top 100% apple juice1tsp of McCormick apple pie spice1tsp yeast nutrient 1/2tsp malic
acid1lb sugar (g...
Posted in thread: strawberry and rhubarb wine help on 07-24-2014 at 04:00 PM
Here is a really good write-up on strawberry rhubarb wine. It should answer most your
Posted in thread: First taste test? on 07-24-2014 at 03:42 PM
Give it 30 days minimum.The original Joes Ancient Orange Mead over at GotMead.com in the Newbee
section is the widely used orange/raisin/clove type mead and it actually says to wait 90 days
Posted in thread: Bochet GROUP BREW - Solera Style on 07-22-2014 at 11:57 PM
Ok just over a week of fermenting has happened. I de-gassed with my little hand de-gasser and
checked the gravity. It is already remarkably clear and a super pact set of lees at the bottom.
But that i...
Posted in thread: Syrups in mead on 07-22-2014 at 03:23 PM
Just make sure your syrups don't have sorbate in them. That stuff if diluted enough the yeast
will still ferment but it is rough on the yeast. If it has sulfites then mix up your must and
wait 24 hour...
Posted in thread: Save my mead! on 07-22-2014 at 11:43 AM
Well age can be your friend. But that takes a long time. The only other option I see it to make
another batch! You can make a traditional mead with just honey, water, yeast, nutrients and