Last Activity:10-26-2014 10:33 PM
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Posted in thread: natural (i.e. no fridge) lagering in the Inland Northwest in Winter on 10-20-2014 at 01:40 PM
What temps does your basement reach? I have an older house where the basement is only heated by
the furnace and water boiler. I am thinking it should get down around 55 degrees in the winter,
so I am ...
Posted in thread: Lactomel Question on 11-15-2013 at 12:51 AM
In case anyone was wondering, I continued doing research and found an article suggesting two
lactase enzyme pills per gallon of milk, for 24 hours. So I,m off to the store for some milk to
get this br...
Posted in thread: Bottling in a closed system + homemade fermenter with spigot on 11-15-2013 at 12:04 AM
The plastic is probably fine, but its the color that I would worry about. White buckets
generally use color derived from titanium that is foodsafe, but other colors may not be.
Posted in thread: Another infection? Frustration! on 11-13-2013 at 02:11 PM
Just an FYI, dont use hot water with bleach. Always use cold water because warm water will make
it less effective. I would purchase either oxyclean free or pbw and give everything you use a
good soak ...
Posted in thread: First beer ever problem on 11-13-2013 at 01:33 AM
Yea, its not ruined. It will probably taste a little more like the continental wheat beers
instead of the american wheat you were aiming for.
Posted in thread: First beer ever problem on 11-13-2013 at 01:03 AM
First off, dont worry. You will end up with beer. 72-78 is warmer than is best for most beers,
but it isn't that crazy. You will probably end up with some more esters and a quicker
fermentation. What ...
Posted in thread: Lactomel Question on 11-12-2013 at 07:18 PM
is one recipe I found. It calls for sugar instead of honey, but there is a recipe floating
around here that uses honey.
Posted in thread: Lactomel Question on 11-12-2013 at 05:40 PM
Hey guys, I am going to be starting a milk mead and was wondering about how much lactase enzyme
to add for the one gallon batch. I cannot find any information about how much to use anywhere
online. I ...
Posted in thread: Problem here :/ on 11-01-2012 at 03:21 AM
everything looks fine. just keep waiting. if you tell us exactly how much honey and exactly how
much water, we ciuld give you more info
Posted in thread: Problem here :/ on 10-24-2012 at 11:59 PM
So you placed the honey, water, and yeast all into a bucket. This is called primary
fermentation. Seems like you did the first step just fine, aside from not using a wine yeast,
but that is not a deal...