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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
    self moderated, off topic

  • Posted in thread: Pulling bottles from your neighbor's recycle bin - thrifty or across the line? on 04-09-2013 at 11:27 PM
    self moderated, off topic

  • 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
    honey, map...

  • 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
    also and...

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