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Posted in thread: Vittles Vault II fermenter on 11-20-2013 at 09:34 PM
I bought one of those 50 pound stackable and am brewing 10 gallons of ale in it now. I think
its working pretty well right now. With 10 gallons in it there's probably another 4 inches to
Posted in thread: Pomegranate Wine on 11-10-2013 at 06:57 PM
My Pomegranate Melomel always turned out well. I don't think you can go wrong with
pomegranates.Post some recipes! I can never find good pom recipes. I use a press to squeeze all
the juice out. Its qu...
Posted in thread: Coffin Keezer Finished! on 11-04-2013 at 09:34 PM
How did you wire your fans up?
Posted in thread: Brewing in Los Angeles on 10-01-2013 at 04:02 AM
Pacific Palisades here. I'm 20 and have been brewing for a few years for my parents and their
Posted in thread: Bottling question on 09-11-2013 at 03:16 AM
I've been able to cap twist offs with success.
Posted in thread: What's this white stuff? on 01-17-2013 at 01:49 AM
The white stuff that was forming on top seemed to stop and is starting to dissipate. It still
smells fine, maybe a little yeasty, but i havent had a chance to steal a sample to taste.
Posted in thread: Pomegranate Wine on 01-13-2013 at 03:05 AM
Pomegranate juice can be very acidic, so you may want to check your TA.What is TA? How would
you go about testing for it? What are acceptable ranges for a pomegranate wine?
Posted in thread: What's this white stuff? on 01-13-2013 at 03:03 AM
For peach wine I topped off with white grape/peach 100% juice. My guess you could use a white
wine but I prefer juice that is 100%.My fresh peach was the same ratio 6 to7 7 gallons 4
finished. Tons of...
Posted in thread: What's this white stuff? on 01-11-2013 at 03:09 PM
On a serious note, it looks like a lacto pellicle to me. Probably malolactic fermentation.
Sometimes it's desired with wine and cider. It will turn some of the harsh tartness that might
be present int...
Posted in thread: What's this white stuff? on 01-11-2013 at 12:39 AM
Its not pieces of peach. Its a thin white layer at the top that when you disturb it it breaks
up but doesnt seem to settle down to the bottom. I wasnt sure if the peaches could cause
this?What would y...