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Posted in thread: Skeeter Pead on 07-12-2013 at 02:35 PM
Day 5: Full and healthy fermentation! No stink, just a delightful citrus odor. Has anyone
bottled this stuff? If so, do you even need to do anything for it to carbonate? Seems so
insanely carbonated e...
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pead on 07-11-2013 at 02:22 PM
After nearly 4 days I'm seeing airlock activity! I went to smell the top and it's got a slight
sulfur smell. Busted out the whip and degassed it and HOLY CRAP it was foaming all over the
place! I'm as...
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pead on 07-10-2013 at 03:41 PM
I've noticed an extremely slow and small amount of activity in my airlock. Didn't have time for
a reading but hopefully tonight.If things don't pick up in the next few days I'm thinking of
pitching a ...
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pead on 07-09-2013 at 09:50 PM
Thanks for the replies Vikings & Arpolis.So in the future I need to add the lemon juice in
increments to get this fermenting quicker? That's what I'm gathering.I will whip the must
tonight once again ...
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pead on 07-09-2013 at 02:17 AM
UPDATE: Took some gravity readings and I realized that I made a slightly larger batch than one
gallon (my intended size) but not all of it would fit in the fermenter. Never got a reading at
time of pi...
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pead on 07-08-2013 at 10:42 PM
First of all thank you for the reply! I've only been brewing for a few months (and only ciders)
so I'm new to many terms.My batch has only been pitched for roughly 30 hours now, but I
rehydrated the y...
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pead on 07-08-2013 at 01:57 PM
I went full speed ahead and threw a batch together not realizing that I could stress the yeast
by throwing lemon juice in all at once. I rehydrated my yeast and it was very active going in
and now 24 ...
Posted in thread: i need some insight on my batch of hard cider on 06-21-2013 at 03:22 PM
(Experts, correct me if I'm wrong here) Campden tablets would kill off the fermentation process
and likely give you off (skunk) flavors at this point. Avoid using that.I do believe you can
use the pec...