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Posted in thread: Arghh I Hate Waiting! on 04-30-2013 at 07:57 AM
I made some Kilju recently, it seems to be taking an age to clear, not that i have high
expectations of it ...Yup, that's the spirit!It's in the essence of Kilju to have a bad color
and taste, so don'...
Posted in thread: Arghh I Hate Waiting! on 04-28-2013 at 06:22 PM
Cheap white kits.That made me laugh for a while
Posted in thread: Arghh I Hate Waiting! on 04-28-2013 at 02:10 PM
Any recommendations on "Fast Drinkers"? As you can see above I have a Skeeter Pee and Apfelwein
going. What is a quick fix? All help appreciated! I have another 3 carboys on order and would
love to ge...
Posted in thread: The Cheap And Easy Way To Carbonate on 04-27-2013 at 06:01 PM
Don't use that method, you'll get a viniger off-flavor in your brew.Ask any brewer, they'll
tell that the best (cheapest, easiest, and with very acceptable results) method to carbonate
your brew is na...
Posted in thread: Secondary on 04-27-2013 at 09:11 AM
Since your SG was 1, there's still some sugar to ferement so there should be some airlock
activity. It'll be very slow (probably 1 bubble each 15 minutes) so don't obsess with it. Just
leave it there ...
Posted in thread: Help me Make my yeast stop fermenting on 04-26-2013 at 08:10 AM
Well, you don't kill the yeast, or stop the fermentation with sorbate. Sorbate prevents yeast
reproduction but it doesn't kill yeast nor does it stop fermentation. And a teaspoon per gallon
is about t...
Posted in thread: Help me Make my yeast stop fermenting on 04-25-2013 at 03:13 PM
First you need to check your SG, if it's somewhere between 0.994-0.997 then your alcoholic
femrementation is done. The "fizzle" could be caused by many things. It could be the CO2 in the
wine itself, ...
Posted in thread: Fermentation speed... on 04-24-2013 at 02:41 PM
Sounds very normal to me. Don't mess a lot with it. The yeast know what to do.
Posted in thread: Primary fermentation on 04-21-2013 at 09:06 AM
For the first days of your ferementation (AKA primary) it's recommended not to use an
airlock.No damage has been done, don't worry about it. Just give it a couple of stirs each day
for proper aeration...
Posted in thread: Newbie in need of help. on 04-21-2013 at 09:03 AM
Looks like lees and/or grape residue to me. Nothing to worry about.