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Posted in thread: Mold in airlock on 07-12-2014 at 02:59 PM
I just moved a carboy of mead to the front of the counter so it has time to settle before I
rack it and I noticed that there is mold IN the airlock. I don't see any mold in the carboy but
I don't know...
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee on 05-26-2014 at 07:27 PM
Looks great. I am actually surprised at how little color there is. I thought you would have had
to use super clear or bentonite but man you let it naturally clear according to the blog. Very
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee on 05-23-2014 at 02:17 PM
I finished my first batch last weekend. This stuff is delicious!!!!!!!!!! I foresee a fun
Memorial Day weekend ;)I did a quick post about it with my notes on my blog.June
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee on 03-09-2014 at 06:20 PM
I just degassed and added the kmeta and sorbate to my Skeeter Pee. I didn't add Sparkolloid
because I didn't have any. How long do you think it'd take for the pee to clear on its
own?Edit: I also just...
Posted in thread: 1 gallon brewing problem on 03-01-2014 at 08:22 PM
I just brewed a 1 gallon kit. I started with 1.25 gallons, as per the instructions, followed
the instructions to the T, and the wort boiled down to half a gallon. WTH? I'm so disappointed,
I was reall...
Posted in thread: Northern Brewer Hefe kit question on 02-19-2014 at 02:13 PM
I'm thinking about brewing my first batch of beer, and it'll most likely be from this 1-gallon
kit. I normally brew other things like mead and cider since that's what I like. I'm not crazy
about beer ...
Posted in thread: Did I cook the yeasties??? on 02-18-2014 at 08:24 PM
I used Montrachet. I think at this point I'm going to just let it be and hope for the best.
Posted in thread: Did I cook the yeasties??? on 02-18-2014 at 02:47 PM
So, dumb, absent minded me pitched the yeast in a too-hot must last night. The must was
probably around 110F and the yeast Montrachet. It wasn't until after I bunged the carboy and
put the airlock on ...
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee on 09-02-2013 at 12:04 AM
I really want to make Skeeter Pee but I only have a 7 gallon fermenting bucket and a 6 gallon
carboy. Can I make a half batch (2.5) gallons in a 6 gallon carboy without worrying about
oxidation? To pr...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 08-21-2013 at 12:24 AM
OK, I popped a regular bottle open and it's definitely flat. It's delicious, but flat. I
probably pasteurized too soon. Live and learn. However, this will definitely get drunk, as I
said, it's delicio...