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  • Posted in thread: What is the method for adding anything to mead without infecting it? on 08-02-2010 at 01:35 PM
    I just wash all my berries then freeze them, thaw them, refreeze and thaw them again (this
    helps break down the cell walls) and then mash them & just drop them in, then a quick blast of
    CO2 . I've fou...

  • Posted in thread: Bottle Fatigue on 03-15-2010 at 06:38 PM
    I have used mine over 10+ times. never had an issue. so I am with bja, as long as there is no
    "defects" you should be ok!

  • Posted in thread: New WILD starter pic... Does it look right? on 03-11-2010 at 02:18 PM
    Thanks, that is what I needed to know! Mine has a smell that I actually cant discribe, so I
    will check in about a week and see what it has evolved into :D

  • Posted in thread: Any Solutions for Excessive Bottle Carbonation? on 03-11-2010 at 01:20 PM
    Also something else I noticed, that I didnt see anyone touch on. You stated that you used 3/4
    cup priming sugar, I would never use a measured amount. Use a Carbonation Chart to calculate
    the weight of...

  • Posted in thread: New WILD starter pic... Does it look right? on 03-11-2010 at 01:14 AM
    Thank you, I will keep my eye out and smell it in a few more days. Thanks again.

  • Posted in thread: Bottling a Belgian on 03-10-2010 at 07:51 PM
    You will not have any issues. I bottle my hefe's all the time in whatever pry top bottles I
    have laying around and I carbonate to 3.3 to 3.5. just weight your corn sugar out and
    definitely use a calcu...

  • Posted in thread: Campden Tablets after Fermentation? on 03-10-2010 at 02:54 PM
    Adding campden wont work now. A crushed tablet will treat about 20 gallons of water. I don't
    feel like measuring less, so I use a tablet for the entire ~8-10 gallons on my brew day. I
    throw it in when...

  • Added a new Photo on 03/10/2010

  • Posted in thread: New WILD starter pic... Does it look right? on 03-10-2010 at 01:47 AM
    I wanted to pitch some dregs from a JP beer but I missed out. So I already had this starter
    wort ready so I just set it outside all night and the next day and then dumped it into a 1 gal
    jug. I did th...

  • Posted in thread: Sour fermentation location? on 03-05-2010 at 10:50 PM
    Ok, I have a cellar in my basement that I have setup and do all of my fermetnations in and
    transfers to bottles and kegs. Everything from my grain, bottles, kegerator, etc is kept in
    here. I was going...