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Posted in thread: Super slow stink mead - should I re-pitch? on 04-12-2013 at 08:08 PM
Well after following your advice, I went to stir it again today and I no longer detect any
barnyard odor from it. Is my mind playing tricks on me, or can the smell actually go away? I
figured that add...
Posted in thread: Pulling bottles from your neighbor's recycle bin - thrifty or across the line? on 04-10-2013 at 02:04 AM
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Posted in thread: Super slow stink mead - should I re-pitch? on 04-09-2013 at 11:15 PM
Ok, done I will stir frequently and report back later with results. Thank you for the advice.Do
you think that the smell is related to a yeast issue? Do you think it indicates a problem?
Posted in thread: Super slow stink mead - should I re-pitch? on 04-09-2013 at 04:13 PM
I am fermenting a mead right now, started on 3/5/13. It was supposed to be a "3 week mead"
recipe I got from LHBS and modified a little bit. 15Lbs clover honey2lbs buckwheat honey3 tsp
tannin1 tsp fer...
Posted in thread: any way to counteract overbearing spice addition? on 04-02-2013 at 10:30 PM
I made a "cider" last month. Really it was made from apple juice and not apple cider. After I
made and tasted apfelwein, I wanted something stronger, with more to it. I mixed the juice with
Posted in thread: Any recipes for sangria? on 03-14-2013 at 02:16 AM
Drinking Carlo Rossi sangria makes my movements a little more fluid but nothing really worth
writing home about. Unless I eat half a jar of jalapeno stuffed olives with it....
Posted in thread: I pitched my yeast at 122 degrees... on 03-11-2013 at 04:27 AM
Did you cool it down quickly thereafter? Not really. It was in a better bottle. Once I realized
what I did, I added as much cold water as would fit, but that had to be less than 1/3 gal. But
I think a...
Posted in thread: I pitched my yeast at 122 degrees... on 03-11-2013 at 03:12 AM
yes, they do. yeast is a fungus, and some types can live in hotter situations. not saying it'll
give a good-tasting product, but it can liveSo are you saying that pitching my yeast at that
temp can ca...
Posted in thread: I pitched my yeast at 122 degrees... on 03-11-2013 at 02:50 AM
...And everything seems fine. Actually better than fine; I had super active fermentation within
an hour. It was a brain fart, not done intentionally. But I've pitched the yeast too hot before
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