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Posted in thread: Hard Lemonade -- No Activity After 96 Hours on 03-10-2014 at 05:15 PM
More yeast. Hydrate it and add some of your must a little at a time over the course of 2 days
until you have a quart that is really going. Aerate your must and pitch your starter
Posted in thread: Pina Colada mead on 03-05-2014 at 06:37 PM
I am on the hunt for a pina colada wine recipe. I think that the coconut cream may produce an
oil slick because of the "fat". Any insight?...
Posted in thread: Hard Lemonade NOT Skeeter Pee Recipe on 03-05-2014 at 04:16 AM
Maybe add tartaric acid to reduce acidity?Adding acid will not reduce acidity.
Posted in thread: Just relocated to a dry country on 03-03-2014 at 08:44 AM
Do they have dates in the local market? Raisins? Those and apples are a good source of yeasts.
Personally, I would use bread yeast, sugar or honey and apple juice. 1 kilo of sugar to 1
gallon. For a c...
Posted in thread: Leaking spigot on fermenter. Help! on 03-02-2014 at 03:51 PM
I don't think you can effectively sanitize a wrench without an acid bath. Even new they're
coated in oily crap. Got another vessel you could transfer to for the repair?
Posted in thread: Mr. Beer.......? on 03-02-2014 at 03:48 PM
I want one for ciders and sima.
Posted in thread: D-47 cider - ferment time? on 03-01-2014 at 11:35 AM
As aiptasia stated, CO2 is basically toxic to yeast. The yeast produces co2. You want to get
that out of suspension in the early stages and introduce oxygen. At this point, I would get a
Posted in thread: D-47 cider - ferment time? on 02-28-2014 at 03:46 PM
With that much headspace you can just swirl the heck out of it with the airlock still on.
Posted in thread: Removing paint from bottles? on 02-28-2014 at 08:28 AM
Anyone have an easy/cheap way to remove the paint that is screened onto bottles? I like to
bottle in liquor bottles, usually removing labels, but a lot of brands are now screen printed
with paints tha...
Posted in thread: D-47 cider - ferment time? on 02-27-2014 at 11:29 PM
You should open it up at least every few days to degass it, maybe staggered nutrient addition.
Then take a sample or if in a bucket, drop your sanitized hydrometer in to check. The lower the