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Posted in thread: Does Yeast Die on 12-20-2013 at 12:47 PM
Does yeast die? Actually, it moves on to a wonderful place where it has all the maltose it can
eat. SWMBO told me it went to a nice farm upstate where it had lots of room to run free and
tons of other...
Posted in thread: Possible Fixes for an "Off" Beer on 12-19-2013 at 04:43 PM
I've had more than one beer taste bad at first, but upon revisiting months later taste
completely different/much better. Set it aside for a few months and try it again later.
Posted in thread: Homemade Sauerkraut, not fermenting? on 12-17-2013 at 09:19 PM
Never made sauerkraut, but I've made kimchi which is similar. With mine, there were no real
outward signs other than the smell. I never really saw any substantial bubbling.
Posted in thread: Diageo and AB-InBev petitioning the government/FDA to regulate homebrewing on 12-17-2013 at 01:28 PM
Subscribed. This is better than the "funny things I overheard about beer" thread.
Posted in thread: Yeast immobilization: magic beans of fermentation on 12-17-2013 at 05:07 AM
The yeast escaped containment. No signs of survivors. The yeast have taken over the whole
Posted in thread: Good read - The Craft Beer Market Has Exploded, And Now Brewers ... on 12-15-2013 at 03:43 PM
The craft beer bubble popped in the 90s, and it will likely happen again. Life moves on. A lot
of the little guys may go under and new startups may have a hard time getting funding for a
while, but we...
Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 12-15-2013 at 07:33 AM
1661083+month old JAOM. Crystal clear, and tastes pretty good, but the cinnamon and clove are
still a tad strong.
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 12-15-2013 at 07:27 AM
166107Tried my 3+ month old mead last night. Definitely better than it was when i bottled it,
but still I find the spices a tad overpowering, and my buddy agreed. I'll probably put this
away for anoth...
Posted in thread: Show Us Your Label on 12-12-2013 at 05:48 AM
165605I used a label generator. I'm lazy. First attempt at a JAOM, started 9/2/13. Me and a
buddy will be taste testing a couple bottles this weekend.
Posted in thread: Fermented Salsa--Mad Scientist Salsa on 12-11-2013 at 06:10 PM
They gave me the idea for the sauerkraut and now I am looking at other things to ferment. My
wife is Korean so many of her native foods are fermented, so now I am looking into our own
history of prese...