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Posted in thread: So how do I know that my ferment is done? on 11-04-2012 at 02:20 AM
Actual fermentation typically is done in 3-4 months, or less depending on the yeast. After
that, it's bulk aging which will do the mead a world of good. Storing it that cold (food fridge
Posted in thread: So how do I know that my ferment is done? on 11-04-2012 at 02:07 AM
That was about 3 months too late to use that on the batch. You want to aerate/degas it when
fermentation is active, and until you hit the 1/3 break. It doesn't ferment for a year, it's
also aging. At ...
Posted in thread: So how do I know that my ferment is done? on 11-04-2012 at 12:40 AM
I did use a wine degasser in and around the march time frame, but obviously didn't note it.Is a
ferment that takes more than a year then normal?
Posted in thread: So how do I know that my ferment is done? on 11-04-2012 at 12:18 AM
EC-1118 will go to 18% IF you treat it right. Without knowing what recipe you used, how you
aerated/degassed it and nutrient additions/schedule used it's difficult to say. But, since it's
still got pl...
Posted in thread: So how do I know that my ferment is done? on 11-03-2012 at 11:53 PM
Hey folks,First mead batch here. Started it Dec 31, 2011, OG 1.082. Lalvin EC-1118 yeast. We're
looking to bottle it for Christmas gifts and I'm looking to make sure that there's nothing I'm
Posted in thread: Android BrewAide-Brew Day Assistant- Free on 11-03-2012 at 03:57 AM
oh, and pay the guy a couple bucks to get those ads off of there! It costs less than 2 ounces
of hops and goes to better brewdays.This, support the guy!It's a solid app, good features, and
Posted in thread: Life of sanitizer on 10-30-2012 at 04:21 PM
It doesn't matter WHO they are. If it tests out at 3 or lower-meaning acidic-then it's fine &
where "Jon" intended it to be function-wise. We've made several of these authors,etc change
their tune by ...
Posted in thread: New Hop Variety: Belma- Puterbaugh Farms on 10-30-2012 at 02:41 PM
Anyone have any tasting notes from their brewing adventures with this hop? I've got a pound and
wondering what to do with it.I'm thinking IPA obviously, but maybe a black IPA? Thoughts?
Posted in thread: Life of sanitizer on 10-30-2012 at 07:35 AM
Guys just because you've "brewed x number of batches with cloudy starsan and not had an
infection" that doesn't mean **** frankly.Sanitization is a precaution we take to ensure that
the yeast takes ho...
Posted in thread: Android BrewAide-Brew Day Assistant- Free on 10-30-2012 at 02:53 AM
So hows everyone enjoying the new timer layout and the updates. Hope its working good for
everyoneI came across and tried brewaide yesterday for the first time, it was also during my
first all grain b...