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Posted in thread: What causes mold and.... on 01-28-2015 at 07:23 PM
Since I've never had a batch not grow mold, this time I used more finished KT and cold brewed
my tea. Been 5 days and no mold yet. Crossing my fingers.The only non-alcohol fermentation I've
had be mol...
Posted in thread: Kombucha beer on 01-26-2015 at 07:08 PM
This forum is likely fine for your questions. There is also a "lambic and wild fermentation"
section in the beer forum that you might want to look at as well.
Posted in thread: Spontaneous scoby generation on 01-22-2015 at 07:13 PM
My SWMBO makes lots of 1/2 gallon batches of various natural teas and herbal teas. If she
forgets and leaves a batch on the stove too long, it develops a pellicle (sp?).Yeast is present
Posted in thread: How to filter apple pulp on 01-17-2015 at 07:27 PM
If it's floating, rack out from under it.
Posted in thread: Cyser: Bitter, Acrid. What? on 12-16-2014 at 07:20 PM
Yeah. My last semi-wild cyser was... interesting, to say the least. Fermented it a little
warmer than I like, so there's that.Aged it for about 5 no after a 6 wk primary and it got
drinkable, but it n...
Posted in thread: Oddities in brew on 12-15-2014 at 07:06 PM
It likely didn't crawl up the sides so much as some of the liquid evaporated out from under it.
Posted in thread: Cap Management on a Big, Slow Fermentation on 12-10-2014 at 07:16 PM
Subscribing to hear what the "nuclear option" is.
Posted in thread: Cider / Apple tree recommendations? on 11-06-2014 at 07:23 PM
Are there any commercial orchards nearby? If so, stop in and ask what they grow. If not, well
there might be a good reason. :-)
Posted in thread: Why why why? on 10-30-2014 at 10:25 PM
I build work trucks for a living. We get a bunch of chassis built by the same work shift of the
same assembly line, and even they are sometimes different. Its nearly impossible to perfectly
Posted in thread: Hops kombucha on 10-30-2014 at 08:15 PM
They could also be selecting for either hop-tolerant strains, or a hop variety that minimizes
the antimicrobial properties.