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Posted in thread: SCOBY keeps sinking on 01-31-2014 at 01:37 AM
Yes you can do that. I don't because I utilize multiple fermentation vessels. I currently have
(5) 1 gallon olive jars, and (2) .5 gallon mason jars. I fill the gallon sized to a marked 3
liter line, ...
Posted in thread: SCOBY keeps sinking on 01-29-2014 at 05:22 AM
Mine always sink and then another one forms. So, I quit using them and just use 10% kombucha in
each new batch. This works great.For my 1 gallon batches, I pour 2 cups of my fermented tea
into my new ...
Posted in thread: SCOBY keeps sinking on 01-28-2014 at 11:19 PM
My first few SCOBY sank. Didn't effect the brew or growing of a new one. Then when they got a
little thicker, they seemed to float a little better. When I poured new tea down the side of
Posted in thread: SCOBY keeps sinking on 01-27-2014 at 09:06 PM
Hi everyone,I used a bottle of kombucha from the store to build up my own scoby. Once my scoby
got to about 1/8 - 1/4" I heated up a batch of sugar tea to put my scoby in. Once I put the
scoby in it s...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 01-08-2014 at 09:55 PM
I made a batch back in mid-September 2013. It's still in primary on the yeast for any number of
excuses I can make up.Has it been harmed/ruined by being on the yeast this long?It won't harm
or ruin yo...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 12-11-2013 at 07:21 PM
I made a batch on 9/21 and just bottled last night. I didn't bother with a secondary, but am
wondering if that was a bad move letting it sit on the yeast cake for about 3 months. I had a
glass and it ...
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee on 12-05-2013 at 07:42 PM
SP in the winter...I like your style!Year round drink if there ever was one!I'm thinkin of a
room warmed by a fire with a cold SP in hand!:mug:
Posted in thread: Welch's Grape Juice Wine on 12-03-2013 at 10:09 PM
Pectic enzymes helps to break down the fruit's fiber or pulp. This allows more flavor and color
to be extracted from whatever fruit is being used during the fermentation. It helps to make
sure the win...
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee on 12-03-2013 at 07:12 PM
I just started a 1 gallon batch of Welch's grape juice wine with Red Star Pasteur Red yeast.
Any one ever use this yeast cake for Skeeter Pee?
Posted in thread: Welch's Grape Juice Wine on 12-03-2013 at 06:40 PM
As far as leaving out the pectic enzyme, that should be ok it just might not clear as fast.What
does the pectic enzyme actually do? I've read its a good addition when using juice
concentrates, but sti...