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Posted in thread: Whirlfloc Tablet? on 01-07-2014 at 04:16 AM
Sorry to bring an old topic back, but I'm trying to find a way to have no sediment in my wine
when I give it out as gifts. I do the sparkling wines, so I bottle after about 1.5 - 2 months.
I find long...
Posted in thread: Commercial wine blowing corks. on 01-06-2014 at 10:25 AM
I've found that if there is infection in the poorly cleaned bottles, (had fruit flys in the
house) the strongest presure build up is the ones which eat alcohol. I had a good batch of
cider I bottled t...
Posted in thread: Cleaning beer bottles on 01-06-2014 at 06:59 AM
Some great advice and awesome ideas. I guess my way is a bit over kill *cough* I don't have OCD
*cough* but I was wanting to get one of those high presure hot steam sprayer I've seen at
Posted in thread: Gastro-Intestinal Distress... on 01-06-2014 at 06:14 AM
Digestive problems like this seem to be increasingly common. Do you eat any other fermented
foods, especially lacto-fermented, like sauerkraut, kimchi, or brine pickles? Or yogurt? Some
people find th...
Posted in thread: Ok - So what did I do wrong?? on 09-23-2013 at 06:28 AM
I've experienced that if the bacteria called Mother of Viniger gets into my bottle, you can
always tell because it's extreamly foamy. I've even had bottles explode, and the alcohol has
Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 09-23-2013 at 04:07 AM
When you bring empty bottles to help you decide which dishwasher would be best for cleaning
bottles.When you get pulled over for walking drunk, and you eagerly brag about how good todays
batch you bot...
Posted in thread: Gastro-Intestinal Distress... on 09-23-2013 at 03:23 AM
The doctor didn't do anything but listen to me for 15 minutes and tell me to have antacid pills
like Tums, and he gave me samples of more powerful stuff. This only doubled the length of time
to be bur...
Posted in thread: Alternative to Muntons Ale Dry Yeast on 01-22-2013 at 01:48 PM
Yes, I experience a stalling in mine as well. Pitched more to see it start for three days
before dieing again. I didn't have the spine to pour out what tasted like burnt tires because I
spent too much...
Posted in thread: Gastro-Intestinal Distress... on 01-21-2013 at 09:18 AM
On a serious note, I made a brew which came out bad, I didn't have the heart to pour it out
even though it was bad tasting. I left it in clear plastic jugs for months, and the only space
left was next...