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Posted in thread: What is your fermentation vessel? on 04-24-2013 at 03:40 PM
I currently brew in a one gallon glass jar, but I want to start making more kombucha per batch.
I was considering brewing right in my 5 gallon keg, but I'd heard the acidic environment may
Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 03-09-2013 at 01:52 AM
The pellicle on my Consecration clone looks like something out of an alien movie.Wow, that's a
unique one. What'd you pitch?
Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 03-04-2013 at 09:37 PM
Well this is my first sour, so that's good to know. However, when I racked into the secondary I
ended up with about 5 inches of headspace and I still have a couple inches of white glop on the
Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 03-01-2013 at 04:28 PM
Yes, as far as I know. I've had the same thing happen every time I've racked a sour.Same thing
here. It gets exposed to so much oxygen while racking that it's trying to protect itself,
Posted in thread: Silicone waterless air locks? on 02-12-2013 at 10:06 PM
This isn't supposed to be a remedy against high krausen anyway... Only a blowoff tube is...
Once the hard part is over or for long secondary phases of big beers, that's when it starts to
Posted in thread: Silicone waterless air locks? on 02-11-2013 at 11:56 PM
So it would implode my carboy?Ha, good word. It depends on how much you cooled it down. It
would take quite a bit of suction pressure to break a glass carboy, but I'd rather be safe than
sorry when it...
Posted in thread: Silicone waterless air locks? on 02-11-2013 at 11:09 PM
I think he means these: ok, these are the ones I currently use and they definitely pull in
Posted in thread: Silicone waterless air locks? on 02-11-2013 at 10:44 PM
I don't know about those, but why don't you use the two-piece?I'm not sure what you mean by two
piece, do you mean the s-shaped ones?I've heard that S-Shaped Airlocks can gurgle both
forwards and ba...
Posted in thread: Silicone waterless air locks? on 02-11-2013 at 08:33 PM
I was just wondering if any of you have tried these and what your thoughts are on them. I'm
looking for a way to keep my long term brews from pulling in sanitizer every time they see a
small temp fluc...
Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 02-06-2013 at 08:36 PM
That was my thought. And that pellicle formed quick: like 36 hours or so and it was fully
formed. It is now COVERED in "brett-bubbles" and I am getting bubbles from my airlocks every 2
minutes or so. ...