Last Activity:01-11-2008 4:08 PM
Posted in thread: Better than Apfelwein... on 01-11-2008 at 10:06 PM
slimer, what yeast did you use and what exactly do you mean by '1 week later'? 1 week since
pitching it's down to 1.001? If you're using a hefe yeast, you're going to have to tell me your
secret to ge...
Posted in thread: Official HBT Weight loss thread on 01-11-2008 at 09:36 PM
I used to road bike 1-2 hours a day, 5-6 times a week (1000-2000 cal workout per day). I was in
the best shape of my life, and could basically eat anything I wanted. Since transferring
schools and cha...
Posted in thread: Botulism on 01-09-2008 at 10:18 PM
Ummm ... if that were true, we wouldn't have beer, wine, mead or cider much less infected
batches of beer/wine or whatever.Correct me if I'm wrong, but by pathogen he meant an organism
that could caus...
Posted in thread: Any light or just sunlight bad? on 01-09-2008 at 11:13 AM
Wow I'm glad I'm not the only one who does this. Sometimes, with plastic fermentation buckets,
I'll even press down on the top to force out a good whiff. The CO2 and alcohol fumes burn so
Posted in thread: Orange Wine/Swill on 01-09-2008 at 01:06 AM
So, I headed back to my apartment after spending a few weeks at my parent's house to find a
carton of OJ left out on the counter. I opened it up, and it still smelled fine but had been
sitting at room...
Posted in thread: Botulism on 01-08-2008 at 06:50 PM
Ahh well this is a relief. One more question, though. It sounds like beer is pretty safe when
if comes to botulism poisoning, but what about wine and cider? What are the pHs of those?
Posted in thread: Better than Apfelwein... on 01-08-2008 at 06:41 PM
Wyeast 3068 is definitely very slow fermenting when it comes to apfelwien for some reason. I'm
approaching week 3 with bubbles still regularly coming out of the airlock, a large amount of
Posted in thread: Botulism on 01-08-2008 at 12:34 AM
Does anyone know the risk of botulism as far as homebrew goes? Considering the fact that
homebrewing essentially creates an anaerobic environment rich in nutrients for microorganisms,
it seems like bo...
Posted in thread: My Apple Cider is not clearing on 01-06-2008 at 09:28 PM
Doesn't vinegary indicate an infection? In that case, it might be worth it to give the yeast
another try. That is, it might turn out really good if it doesn't get infected.As for the
cloudiness, you c...