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Posted in thread: Another Thread about Wyeast 4184 Sweet Mead Stuck Fermentation on 02-22-2011 at 05:09 AM
Well after checking 8 DAYS after pitching, the gravity had only moved from 1.056 to 1.044. I
just didn't feel comfortable leaving it as is any longer, and it looked like additional 1/2 tsp
Posted in thread: What was your gateway? on 02-21-2011 at 10:17 PM
Central City/ Red Racer IPA. A total hop bomb with a lingering aroma that got passed around the
table for sniffing before even trying it. Totally sticky with the classic PNW hops.After that I
tried a ...
Posted in thread: Need recipe for Phillips Cascadian Brown Ale on 02-20-2011 at 11:25 AM
Try the Belgian IPA Triple Cross Hoperation @ BCLS for $5, it just came out and even when warm
right from the shelf it was amazing. I'll ask him to carry it too, maybe he will. Last time I
Posted in thread: Need recipe for Phillips Cascadian Brown Ale on 02-19-2011 at 03:13 AM
Does anyone out there have a close clone recipe for Phillips Cascadian Brown Ale? Its from
Victoria BC and I can't get enough of it, but the price is just crazy.Any personal experience?
The only probl...
Posted in thread: Another Thread about Wyeast 4184 Sweet Mead Stuck Fermentation on 02-17-2011 at 10:01 AM
No, it was a about a 5.7 US gallon batch, or almost 22 litres. I didnt make a starter as I was
using the large size of smack pack that is supposed to be able to pitch right into the wort.
The gravity ...
Posted in thread: Basic 2 Gallon Mead Recipe on 02-17-2011 at 07:25 AM
Here's one from Joe at gotmead that should be ready in 3 weeks, looks like several chemicals
that might be hard to find, but if you can find it then 3 weeks is a lot shorter than the 3-12
months the o...
Posted in thread: Another Thread about Wyeast 4184 Sweet Mead Stuck Fermentation on 02-17-2011 at 07:16 AM
Thanks Medsen! I've done a lot of reading since pitching and I'm glad I had this problem as it
forced me to look more carefully at some of the techniques and chemicals used. Your advice to
add more nu...
Posted in thread: Another Thread about Wyeast 4184 Sweet Mead Stuck Fermentation on 02-16-2011 at 03:30 AM
I forgot to mention that I did today, roughly the same at 1.058. I guess some settling occurred
or my additionally swirling mixed it better.Maybe I should just add a tsp of yeast energizer
Posted in thread: Another Thread about Wyeast 4184 Sweet Mead Stuck Fermentation on 02-16-2011 at 02:28 AM
This is my first mead and I was hoping for a very quick mead but it looks like I am going in
for the long haul. I checked out the excel spreadsheet for gravity info and nutrient additions
but I think ...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of EdWort's Apfelwein have been made? on 02-16-2011 at 02:04 AM
18997 + 5 = 19,002 !!! (or 71,827 LITRES)This stuff is great for the amount of time and effort
it takes, although mine in still a little hot after fermenting for 2 months.