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  • Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 01-09-2017 at 04:44 PM
    Holy smokes this stuff is good. The bread yeast and the lalvin EC-1118 both finished/cleared up
    within a week or so of each other. The two batches were started mid-October. Tried samples of
    them both ...

  • Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 10-26-2016 at 01:38 PM
    Likely the EC1118 batch will be higher alcohol, very dry, and bitter.Thanks. Dry I don't mind
    so much and hopefully the bitter will age out.

  • Posted in thread: What are you drinking now? on 10-23-2016 at 01:55 AM
    EdWort's Haus Ale while watching the Cubs vs. Dodgers.

  • Posted in thread: Show us your Kegerator on 10-22-2016 at 10:26 PM
    My first one died, so here's version 2.0. Nothing fancy, but it works.

  • Posted in thread: Cats on 10-22-2016 at 10:09 PM
    Blue eyes.

  • Posted in thread: Confession Time on 10-22-2016 at 03:23 PM
    I don't use an airlock. Or even snap the bucket lid in place. I just rest the lid on top and
    stick a thermowell through the grommet.EDIT: I had to go to the LHBS yesterday because I wanted
    to make a c...

  • Posted in thread: Temp Control or Not on 10-22-2016 at 11:46 AM
    Short answer, YES!Longer answer, This:Remember that fermentation will raise the internal
    temperature of your fermenter as much as 10*F. I live about 90 miles north of you and ferment
    in a chamber with...

  • Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 10-22-2016 at 12:23 AM
    After reading about 50 pages of this thread, I couldn't resist putting this together. I put
    together 2 batches. One exactly as described in the first post. The second I substituted Lalvin
    EC-1118 for ...

  • Posted in thread: Some bottles overcarbed, some OK on 10-18-2016 at 07:13 PM
    How did you mix in the priming sugar before bottling?

  • Posted in thread: Kombucha getting vinegary on 10-18-2016 at 03:23 PM
    Vinegar is produced from excess warmth or oxygen. Once it's gone vinegar, there's pretty much
    no going back.Yea. Too warm will do it too.