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Posted in thread: First-time Kombucha Brewer on 08-31-2016 at 12:28 AM
Thanks for your responses. The vinegar was added because this was my first batch and I did not
have any starter tea. The books and websites that I have read all said that vinegar is an
Posted in thread: First-time Kombucha Brewer on 08-30-2016 at 11:53 PM
This was a gallon batch.Healthy scoby2 Tbsp black tea13 cups filtered water1 cup white sugar2
cups white vinegarI boiled the water and let the tea steep for 1 hr. Added sugar to hot tea.
Posted in thread: First-time Kombucha Brewer on 08-30-2016 at 06:45 PM
Please advise. This is four days in and I don't think it's mold. Formation is below the surface
and it's not fuzzy. Fermenting at 77F and pH was 2.85
Posted in thread: First Time Cider Maker - How long can I age my cider on 08-19-2016 at 02:52 PM
I would toss in some potassium sorbate to kill off the yeast. You could just keg it and you
should be ok, but to be safe and to make sure that it doesn't re-ferment I would suggest it
since you are ba...
Posted in thread: First Time Cider Maker - How long can I age my cider on 08-19-2016 at 02:19 PM
Just wanted to follow-up:My cider's been in a kegorator for the past five months at about
35-40F (sometimes lower when I want to cold-crash something else). t was also slightly
carbonated due to the C...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 1968 starter question on 07-28-2016 at 09:00 PM
I have to travel unexpectedly and am in the middle of making a starter. My options are to leave
the starter out for 5 days or refrigerate after one day and resume again after I get back. I
Posted in thread: Selling it all. Keggles ,burner mash, tun, kegs, portable dipenser on 07-27-2016 at 12:29 PM
I'm right next door to you (East Northport). PM me if you are unable to sell the whole
collection, as I'm interested in some of the items.
Posted in thread: Blichmann 10 Gallon Boilermaker G1 and false bottom. on 05-31-2016 at 04:29 PM
I'm upgrading to some larger pots and want to sell my Blichmann 10 Gallon Boilermaker G1 and
false bottom. It's been used primarily for fly sparging - about 10 brews. I bought the false
bottom used an...
Posted in thread: Does it all depend on the yeast? on 05-14-2016 at 02:18 PM
I only have experience with British ales but I hope that the following is helpful:A FG between
the high teens and low 20's is too high. You're looking for an FG in the low teens. I aim for
an FG of 1....
Posted in thread: Unmalted two-row barley on 03-19-2016 at 01:53 PM
Where can I purchase unmalted two-row barley, suitable for malting at home? Not grain feed. I
live in New York City but would be willing to travel upstate to purchase 50 lb. bags.