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Posted in thread: Explosion concern? on 10-21-2014 at 07:15 PM
Welding gloves. Unless the lid is glued, cross threaded or he-manned on, you should still be
able to grip the lid firmly enough. Available for ~$20 at Lowe's or HD.Gingerly place the jar
into a plasti...
Posted in thread: Coffee Kombucha on 10-16-2014 at 07:19 PM
I would think anything you'd use to flavor coffee (well, except for artificial flavorings and
dairy) would work well.Caramel. Hazel nuts. Vanilla brand. Pumpkin spice.Of course, if the
ferment alters ...
Posted in thread: Wort and Kombucha in same kitchen on 09-23-2014 at 01:00 AM
If your beer is air-locked and your kombucha is tea-clothed, there is nothing to worry
about.Personally, I'd keep the kombucha fermentor at a higher spot than the beer, but that may
just be my paranoi...
Posted in thread: Kambucha is taking FOREVER on 09-23-2014 at 12:57 AM
Define "very hot".Make sure you're not approaching pasteurization temperatures in your
fermentor.If this is your first batch from this mother, the colony may just need more time to
Posted in thread: Oily residue on Kombucha? on 09-02-2014 at 07:20 PM
If I had to guess, I'd say it's food grade mineral oil applied to the innards of the spiggot
for lubrication.However, I've seen similar in plain tea I've brewed. I suspect cooking oil
might be hiding ...
Posted in thread: Need some kombucha advice on 08-11-2014 at 07:22 PM
I had to stop trying to brew in my apartment because of mold. No matter what I tried, I always
got mold on my pellicles.I also had to stop making sourdough, because the culture would get
mold on it as...
Posted in thread: The Great Bottle Opener Giveaway on 07-01-2014 at 11:04 PM
Posted in thread: Question about Mead on 06-27-2014 at 07:26 PM
Mead takes time. And patience. Let it age for 6 months to a year and you should be pleasantly
surprised with how much better it tastes then.
Posted in thread: How to get fizzy/sparkling cyser? on 06-18-2014 at 07:12 PM
While I prefer my wines/meads still, I can tell you if you are happy with a fairly dry ceyser,
prime your brew following the same instructions one would for a beer. Decide on a level of
Posted in thread: Mothers forming during second fermentation on 06-10-2014 at 07:22 PM
Nothing wrong with drinking the mother right?I do it all the time. Haven't died yet. :-) Well,
the ones that form in the bottle that is