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Posted in thread: Second Mead, first was a disaster on 02-13-2015 at 05:14 PM
I would recommend against urea nutrients if that helps at all. I have heard from a lot of forum
posts that this kind of nutrient tends to give off a weird kind of flavor. Also, do not boil
Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 11-20-2014 at 06:30 AM
So for 5 gallons do you add that 3 TBSP mixture twice for a total of 6 TBSP over the course of
the fermentation? Or break up 3 TBPS mixture in half?
Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 10-20-2014 at 11:28 PM
So I have a batch of this sitting at about one month old and fermentation has not shown drop in
gravity points in a week. I seem to be stuck at 1.040 and going back I realize missing the
K2CO3 was pre...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 10-24-2013 at 04:06 AM
When's the best time to add pectic enzyme? I let mine sit in the carboy for like 2 months then
it's been in the keg for a couple of weeks and I still see chill haze... :(
Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 09-13-2013 at 06:38 PM
Update: 4 weeks in and most of the rice has turned to rice pudding. No seperation of liquid and
rice but there is a TON of liquid in the fermenter. I am going to pour out into the wine bottle
Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 09-04-2013 at 10:55 PM
Update: After tossing my yeast/non-fermenting rice/bottled water mix around there is activity
in the airlock! I don't know if the rice wasn't moist enough during the initial pitch or what
but there ap...
Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 09-04-2013 at 04:28 AM
It's been two weeks and it smells awfully interesting in the fermenter but no sign visually of
fermentation or any liquid :( In fact you can still see small balls of yeast in there. Is it
Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 08-28-2013 at 11:32 PM
I just threw a batch into the fermenter but I have a couple of questions for those who have
already made this. I used Tamaki Gold - Signature Quality California Koshihikari Short Grain
Rice and only s...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3724 Belgian Saison - they were right! on 06-04-2013 at 03:15 AM
Son of a *****. Just took a hydrometer reading on my dark saison with a 1.072 SG. It is a week
out @74F and I'm only down to 1.034. I'm going to add 3/4 lb. of dextrose into the primary and
let it sit...
Posted in thread: Bell's Two Hearted Ale Clone (close as they come) on 05-03-2013 at 06:04 AM
Just brewed a partial mash version with 2 lbs. Vienna, .5 lb. CaraPils, .5 lb. C20 and 5 lb.
DME same hop schedule.OG was perfect 1.060! Pitched rehydrated S-04 and fermenting at about
66F. We'll see ...