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Posted in thread: nearly ready to bottle my first 5 gallon batch and... on 11-21-2012 at 05:13 PM
I can't see there being any reason y taking it out would restart fermentation, so you should be
ok do that
Posted in thread: nearly ready to bottle my first 5 gallon batch and... on 11-19-2012 at 03:42 PM
Good luck. Let us know how it turns out
Posted in thread: nearly ready to bottle my first 5 gallon batch and... on 11-19-2012 at 01:20 AM
If you have fermented all they way dry all the sugar has probably already been converted to
alcohol so no worries about bottle bombs if you use the right amount of priming sugar.People
that cold crash...
Posted in thread: Installing an airlock (noob question) on 11-17-2012 at 10:41 PM
I work at a restaurant were I can take buckets with sealed rubber lids. IV done several batches
like that. I just drill a hole a little smaller than the airlock press it in so it's snug and
for good m...
Posted in thread: First time cider question. on 11-16-2012 at 01:54 AM
What was the starting og? What's the recipie? What size and what did you use as a yeast. If
it's been four weeks what kind of leese is there on the bottom it may have finished fermenting.
Rack it. Tas...
Posted in thread: Possible infection - but what is it? on 11-15-2012 at 11:37 PM
Any off smell? I would suggest racking it off and making sure to leave that cake of jelly
looking stuff out. Crushing the appropriate amount of campden for the size and keep an eye on
it. Hopefully it...
Posted in thread: Glass of Mead on 11-15-2012 at 06:34 AM
I second the D47 for most of my meads I'm drinking a bottle of two year old raspberry I did as
my first mead and I'm sad to say it's the last one. I have 25 orange and a couple cherry and
spice left b...
Posted in thread: What's this in my cider? on 11-15-2012 at 01:38 AM
I'm fairly new at this myself but in my short experience with cider and mead I would say don't
ever count a batch out unless your sure it's no good. I would rack it off of that jelly.
Dissolve the app...
Posted in thread: Glass of Mead on 11-13-2012 at 11:50 PM
I share this goal. Nearly all of the beers I brew are drank entirely by myself because most
members of my family prefer the clear tasteless brews. I'm hoping the 6 gallons of Montmorency
Melomel I dis...