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Posted in thread: Secondary fermentation on 01-09-2015 at 11:28 PM
I think that's what it is. It's been 2 months since rack down still bubbling tiny bubbles.
Strange Ive never had this happen before, it doesn't have anything do with pectic enzyme ? This
is the first ...
Posted in thread: Secondary fermentation on 01-07-2015 at 09:53 PM
Thank You. So I guess if its already in the secondary it will gas itself out eventually ?
Posted in thread: Secondary fermentation on 01-07-2015 at 08:57 PM
I was hoping somebody may be able to help me understand this. I always ferment until 5 weeks in
the primary minimum AND no more then one gas bubble in my airlock every 1.5 min. I think most
Posted in thread: Would you suggest molasses? on 12-31-2014 at 07:42 PM
I've used it last year. Most types of sugar transform to a flavor of another sort when
fermented. Molasses tastes like Molasses! So if you like it, and I do, use it. But I agree in
using it sparingly....
Posted in thread: Clarity from Aging on 12-21-2014 at 01:49 PM
3-4 months in a cool secondary with little headspace and you will get little to no sediment in
you bottles no matter how long they sit.
Posted in thread: Bottling From Keg Questions on 12-11-2014 at 02:00 PM
If you keep refrigerated, you don't need any additives. The colder the bottle the less active
the yeast until they finally shut down and wait until warmer temps. I'm not exactly sure if
that temp but ...
Posted in thread: Kegs & Growlers? on 12-05-2014 at 03:29 PM
True. Head retention not the same. More like a weak champagne but just enough. I keep it in
flip tops. Even after a year, it's carbonated Can't remember the pressure settings in the keg
Posted in thread: adding fruit to secondary on 12-05-2014 at 03:25 PM
Thaw them and re-freeze. When there flash frozen at the produce facility it's done so fast they
don't split. When you do it at home / they split
Posted in thread: Kegs & Growlers? on 12-04-2014 at 07:59 PM
Cider has no where near the off gas of co2 to make a beer gun work effectively. A counter
pressure bottle filler does the job much better - about the same cost as a gun unless you make
one. As far as ...
Posted in thread: adding fruit to secondary on 12-04-2014 at 07:44 PM
Be careful! Make sure you use pure extract not flavoring. Any good health food store will have
it. 100% pure. Expensive but worth it. Blend to taste before bottling