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Posted in thread: Another Carbonation Thread? on 10-08-2015 at 07:05 PM
Sorbate inhibits yeast reproduction, great to back sweeten but will not allow natural
carbonation. Kind of a catch 22 with that one.There are other methods that allow sweetening and
carbonation, like ...
Posted in thread: I think I did something stupid with my yeast... on 10-08-2015 at 04:26 PM
You may want to clarify this so that newer brewers don't get the wrong idea and end up with an
oxidized batch.Oxygen (up to a certain dissolved level) is a good thing during the initial
phases of the ...
Posted in thread: Yeast Nutrient on 10-08-2015 at 05:13 AM
Never used it in a beer, some heavy wines, ciders and such I have.
Posted in thread: I think I did something stupid with my yeast... on 10-08-2015 at 05:11 AM
Oxygen is a good thing during fermentation, the yeast need it, not so much good after
fermentation is done.Some of the things I make that are harder to ferment will have you
vigorously stir every day ...
Posted in thread: Potassium Metabisulphite Question on 10-07-2015 at 10:19 PM
There the same thing. Ones in a powder form and one is the powder compressed into
tablets.Campden is not potassium sulfate it is postassium metabisulfite.Campden helps prevent
oxidation, sulfate inhib...
Posted in thread: Potassium Metabisulphite Question on 10-07-2015 at 10:17 PM
I agree and dissagree with Yoopers on this one. Yes, all K-meta I have seen has been 1/4 tsp
dosage BUT my research has shown that can be different depending on the density of the
Posted in thread: Making wine in my beer bucket? on 10-07-2015 at 03:09 PM
I am going to be making a berry wine using 9 lbs of berries in a mesh bag. No way that fits in
my carboy.Then again I could pay my kids to sit and drop each berry into the carboy, but seems
more work ...
Posted in thread: Watery/Flat Wine on 10-07-2015 at 01:45 AM
Thank you for your responses. I guess, I should not be topping up with water.menerdari: Please
correct me if this is wrong, what I have read is that the wine is ready to be bottled when it
is clear an...
Posted in thread: Making wine in my beer bucket? on 10-06-2015 at 10:36 PM
My orange Home Depot bucket says HDPE 2,Which I read was food safeThis is what it says on their
website:Link in previous post.Use for mixing paint, hauling topsoil, storing parts and for
Posted in thread: CO2 vs sulfites on 10-06-2015 at 09:47 PM
I withdraw what I said, I see from your other thread you are referring to cider.