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Posted in thread: To sulphite or not? on 10-13-2014 at 09:45 AM
I always use sulfites now. When I 1st started in this hobby, I wanted to keep things as pure &
natural as possible, so I didn't use sulfites. I learned the hard way that sufites can protect
mead from ...
Posted in thread: Music Match on 10-13-2014 at 08:52 AM
Bad Girlfriend - Theory Of A Deadman
Posted in thread: Keep One, Drop One - Word Game on 10-13-2014 at 08:50 AM
Posted in thread: When to stop fermenting on 10-12-2014 at 10:30 AM
Any wine or ale yeast will take these dry. If you want to backsweeten, you'll need to
chemically stabilize. You could also add sugar & heat pasteurize. If you're not bottling or
kegging, then these wi...
Posted in thread: Raspberry wine, white film, too much k-meta on 10-12-2014 at 10:10 AM
The sulfur dioxide gas generated by the potassium metabisulfate will dissipate over time.
Gentle stirring will help to speed things up. Don't slosh or create bubbles, this will
reintroduce oxygen to t...
Posted in thread: Fermentation halted. Too hot? on 10-12-2014 at 09:52 AM
From what I've read, the strain Gervin uses for the Universal is the same as Lalvin's EC-1118.
If this is true, then yes, the temperature was too hot. That strain has a temp range of
10-30*C. are you...
Posted in thread: Music Match on 10-12-2014 at 08:41 AM
Take The Long Way Home - Supertramp
Posted in thread: Keep One, Drop One - Word Game on 10-12-2014 at 08:38 AM
Posted in thread: Cyser Recipe Critique on 10-12-2014 at 07:58 AM
I too am going to be starting a 5gallon batch of cyser (cider,honey,dates). Two packs of yeast?
I used to have a helper who did the fussy parts and I was just in charge of ingredient
procurement and p...
Posted in thread: Cyser Recipe Critique on 10-12-2014 at 07:53 AM
I can't seem to find DAP but then I have looked too hard just yet. DAP aka: Diammonium
Phosphate. Sometimes sold as "yeast nutrient," is a free nitrogen source for yeast. The "yeast
nutrient" I use a...