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Posted in thread: Very Beginner Kombucha Question on 07-31-2014 at 12:18 PM
Yes, the bottles will need capped for secondary fermentation. The fruit and sugar added during
secondary fermentation will give the live yeast and bacteria plenty of food to consume after
Posted in thread: Very Beginner Kombucha Question on 07-30-2014 at 07:52 PM
I think that what you are seeing looks about right after around 6 days. Temperatures around
70º-75ºF is about average for us as well. The first batch we made, we let sit undisturbed for 2
weeks. Our l...
Posted in thread: Very Beginner Kombucha Question on 07-30-2014 at 04:56 PM
Thanks for the detailed response. The things we've been seeing make a lot more sense now. I
think we're in good shape and we'll just let it sit for longer.It's been fermenting for about 6
days and in ...
Posted in thread: Very Beginner Kombucha Question on 07-30-2014 at 12:46 AM
Hey everyone, I'm a homebrewer but my wife has recently started to try to get into making
kombucha. I know nothing about it and she just knows a little bit about it from her friend that
told her how t...
Posted in thread: No yeast! Now what? on 01-12-2014 at 09:56 PM
Posted in thread: No yeast! Now what? on 01-12-2014 at 04:43 PM
So you guys think I should go through with the boil? I have to work tomorrow so the earliest I
could add yeast would be around 4 or 5pm.I'm just hesitant to go through with the boil and add
Posted in thread: No yeast! Now what? on 01-12-2014 at 04:33 PM
I was brewing a chocolate stout extract kit and started steeping my grains when I went into the
refrigerator to take out my yeast to work on rehydrating it. It wasn't there. Looks like SWMBO
Posted in thread: Question about adding Pumpkin Pie spice at bottling on 10-02-2013 at 06:54 PM
Yes, I did. I'd have to check my notes but I think it was about 10 days or so.
Posted in thread: Question about adding Pumpkin Pie spice at bottling on 10-02-2013 at 06:44 PM
I let it sit in the primary for about a week and it's been in the secondary for almost 3 weeks.
I'm fine with adding it directly to the secondary and waiting another week or so, but it will
be more di...
Posted in thread: Question about adding Pumpkin Pie spice at bottling on 10-02-2013 at 06:07 PM
I've done lots of searches and come up with differing opinions on adding pumpkin pie spice at
bottling. Most people say to make a "spiced tea" in boiling water and then add the water a
little at a tim...