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Posted in thread: First brew.. No bubbles after 2 days? on 06-27-2011 at 12:18 AM
Thanks for the replies, guys. I've definitely learned a lot from you all.
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 06-26-2011 at 12:41 PM
I made this for the first time a couple days ago. As I was pushing my orange slices into the
carboy I thought, "How am I suppose to get these out?".Well?
Posted in thread: First brew.. No bubbles after 2 days? on 06-26-2011 at 12:30 PM
Depending on the yeast you use 65°F is a MUCH better temperature. Most yeasts are happy around
that temp.Unfortunately, I don't think I could get it that low. It stays super hot in my house
Posted in thread: First brew.. No bubbles after 2 days? on 06-26-2011 at 01:14 AM
Temp is around 75F. OG was 1.040. I used one packet of the Munton standard yeast, rehydrated
according to the instructions on the pack. And I couldn't RDWHAHB, as this is my first brew :P
Posted in thread: First brew.. No bubbles after 2 days? on 06-26-2011 at 12:51 AM
Thanks for easing my worry, guys. My way of thinking was no bubbles = nothing's happening.Still
Posted in thread: First brew.. No bubbles after 2 days? on 06-26-2011 at 12:29 AM
So I brewed my first batch on Thursday. Everything went really well. Took a little longer to
cool down the wort than I expected but other than that, smooth sailing.By that night, my
airlock was bubbli...
Posted in thread: Could I use a normal 5 gal. bucket as a secondary? on 06-21-2011 at 11:04 AM
I know that the primary fermenter bucket is normally a little more than 5 gallons to compensate
for the krausen that builds up. So that means I would be safe using just a normal 5 gallon
bucket as a s...
Posted in thread: Viking party in November. Need mead ideas! on 06-21-2011 at 07:33 AM
So a good friend of mine is hosting a viking themed party in November (very early planning, I
know). He knows that I'm beginning to get into mead and asked if I would make a few batches for
Posted in thread: How many ounces/cups equal 1lb.? on 06-19-2011 at 12:19 AM
Great. Thanks guys.
Posted in thread: How many ounces/cups equal 1lb.? on 06-18-2011 at 10:47 PM
So I have no way of actually weighing my honey. Does anyone know approx. how many cups would be
the equivalent of one pound?