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Posted in thread: Major fork up....please assist! on 12-10-2016 at 12:50 PM
Nothing to worry about. Exponential growth phase. Pitch rates a conspiracy of big yeast.
Posted in thread: Grape wine - there is no bubbles while secondary fermentation on 12-08-2016 at 02:45 AM
secondary fermentation in wine means MLF to pros. Racking during sugar->alcohol primary is a
good way to stop (or significantly slow) fermentation. A few grams/L residual sugar is desired
in a lot of ...
Posted in thread: URGENT bentonite on 08-28-2016 at 03:17 AM
Maybe for clarification maybe because kits made from extract don't have tannins and can be
unstable. Even French-American hybrid red wines self heat stabilize despite the lack of tannins
Posted in thread: URGENT bentonite on 08-27-2016 at 06:44 PM
Dude, I'd head back to your homebrew store, and pickup 2 packs of SuperKleer KC. $3 each, and
they will clear your wine like none other. Plus, I have never noticed any flavor stripping, off
Posted in thread: Filtering...forget crystal I want diamond! on 08-27-2016 at 11:04 AM
CO2 will probably be the easiest to get set up, although you still need to be careful with any
cellulose filter media. The same problem occurs here as the hypothetical vacuum set up-
pressure is the c...
Posted in thread: URGENT bentonite on 08-27-2016 at 10:51 AM
Pectin is polymerized sugar, pectinase is a collection of enzymes that break those polymer
bonds. Pectin does not cause any potential haziness, one would add pectinsase to fruit in order
to increase t...
Posted in thread: i think my ciders gone bad on 08-27-2016 at 04:04 AM
Put it in your attic and come back in 4 months for some homemade vinegar. If you don't like the
taste now, carbonation ain't gonna help. I'm serious about going for vinegar, could be pretty
Posted in thread: Crazy long lag time on 08-27-2016 at 03:54 AM
If there isn't sugar in your rehydration water, the yeast will begin to die within 10 minutes.
That's why I use cool wort to bring hot water down to 110 F. Even then, I feed those bastards
ever 10 min...
Posted in thread: <$20 pH meters on 08-27-2016 at 03:43 AM
Any pH meter that costs less than $300 is a toy. Honestly, everyday use field testers have
electrodes that cost $300. That's not lab quality I'm talking about, that's what your lawncare
company is car...
Posted in thread: Filtering...forget crystal I want diamond! on 08-27-2016 at 03:21 AM
And as of right now my plan is to filter through 3 different micron filters. Probably going to
do a 5 micron, 2 micron, and a 0.5 micron. The first two filters I am thinking about buying the