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Posted in thread: Almost 2 years later, mead tastes hot on 05-05-2014 at 08:59 PM
Exactly, I had a perry pyment that was tons of fussles, no body, and other crap
characteristics. Then at around 11 months it really opened up. Body out of no where, fussels
gone. Time Time Time!OK. Ev...
Posted in thread: Almost 2 years later, mead tastes hot on 05-05-2014 at 05:19 PM
This is why I won't buy d-47.Damn, that's not very encouraging. A few years ago when I started
the batch it seemed like everybody was recommending D-47. I didn't want to use champagne yeast
and lose a...
Posted in thread: Almost 2 years later, mead tastes hot on 05-05-2014 at 02:38 PM
I don't believe it fermented that hot, but it could have been in the low 70s. On the other
hand, at various points during aging (after I had racked it off the initial yeast cake) the
Posted in thread: Almost 2 years later, mead tastes hot on 05-05-2014 at 01:00 PM
My first batch of dry mead was just bottled. I started it in summer 2012, so after almost two
years of bulk aging it's now in bottles. I used organic Tupelo honey, D-47 yeast and the "no
Posted in thread: Chest Freezer Specs and Layouts on 04-30-2013 at 05:57 PM
What does it mean, "collar" vs "no-collar"?? I don't get it.
Posted in thread: How to fix a leaky keg? on 04-22-2013 at 05:47 PM
So I've determined it's probably the gas inlet poppet/post. Because:a) now my tank is truly
empty (determined by gauge and by weight)b) there's a strong CO2 smell in my top-loading chest
Posted in thread: How to fix a leaky keg? on 04-11-2013 at 08:26 PM
I don't *believe* it leaks with the disconnect off, but I'm not sure I tried to shake it at
that point.Thank you for your help! I'm going to check the gas dip o-ring.
Posted in thread: How to fix a leaky keg? on 04-11-2013 at 07:03 PM
Sorry, I'm new to kegging so I don't know all the terminology yet.When I say valve I guess I
mean "post". The thing you connect the gas and beer lines to.When I tightened the "valves", I
mean I used v...
Posted in thread: How to fix a leaky keg? on 04-11-2013 at 06:12 PM
Yeah, that's what I meant. My 10# CO2 tank was almost empty.I connected the CO2, pressurized to
10 psi, left it connected and started rocking the keg back and forth. That's when the liquid
Posted in thread: How to fix a leaky keg? on 04-11-2013 at 05:06 PM
I just bought my first kegging setup from LHBS. Ball-lock with regulator and hoses and a set of
new O-rings.I broke the keg down, replaced all the O-rings like it said to.Put a batch of beer
in it, pr...