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Posted in thread: Solid state fermenter chiller on 04-04-2014 at 01:27 AM
Sorry, I did finally post the details, but I forgot to update this thread.Here's the link:
Posted in thread: Where to get sake bottles? on 03-23-2014 at 12:03 AM
I've looked all over the internet and I can't find a source for sake bottles. When I say 'sake
bottle', I mean the 6-8 oz screwcap bottles that sake is usually found in. Anyone have a source
Posted in thread: DIY Fermentation Temperature Controller on 02-25-2014 at 09:57 PM
True, peltier devices are about 4 times less efficient than compressor-based systems for
cooling, however they are actually more efficient than standard resistive heaters for heating!
Posted in thread: DIY Fermentation Temperature Controller on 02-24-2014 at 02:09 AM
This is a project that I have been working on for some time. The goal is to heat/cool any
fermentation vessel easily using a solid-state peltier device.To accomplish this, I used an
Arduino and some c...
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 10-27-2013 at 02:56 AM
I just finished my first batch of JAOM. I started it at the end of August and here just 7 weeks
later it's perfectly clear. I just took my first sip and I have to say it is the best mead I've
made so ...
Posted in thread: Yeast pitching methods... on 10-23-2013 at 02:54 AM
I started brewing wine and mead about 1 year ago. So I'm a relative newbie, but I have done a
lot of research in that time. In my research, I have seen several different techniques for
Posted in thread: Newbie question: pasteurize mead? on 10-29-2012 at 04:53 PM
Sielm, what did you decide after comparing your pasteurized and unpasteurized mead samples? Did
it affect the flavor?
Posted in thread: Solid state fermenter chiller on 10-05-2012 at 01:30 AM
I'm just now getting into home mead making, but I recently realized that my summer basement
temperature of 72-74F is too warm for proper fermentation. So I set out to use what I had
around the house t...
Posted in thread: First batch: has promise, but needs help... on 10-05-2012 at 12:52 AM
Arpolis,Thank you so much for the detailed reply! That's exactly the type of reply I was hoping
to get. Actually, I do like the taste of the mead as it is and the alcohol content is close to
what I wa...
Posted in thread: First batch: has promise, but needs help... on 10-01-2012 at 04:14 PM
Hello all. *I have just recently gotten into mead making. *In fact this is my first experience
with any sort of homebrewing. *As of this weekend, I've started about 10 batches of varying
sizes (64oz u...