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Posted in thread: Saison using wine yeast on 05-27-2013 at 08:59 PM
I wasn't really a fan of saison beer until I tasted the Brasserie Charlevoix Dominus Vobiscum
Saison.What I really liked in this beer is it's a refreshing beer with fruit aroma and flavor
and without ...
Posted in thread: Air lock on 03-06-2013 at 12:09 AM
I had that problem once ... the airlock wasn't tightly seated in the hole so a small spacing
between the rubber plug and the cover was leaking CO2. I should add that the hole was hand made
with an uti...
Posted in thread: Sulfite or not to sulfite on 03-05-2013 at 07:01 PM
[...] Wine Intro has a great article on US wines versus European wines and headaches..
apologies for going off topic.So ... I didn't wanted to use sulfite because of the
Posted in thread: Sulfite or not to sulfite on 03-05-2013 at 06:42 PM
No, I think you misunderstand. You only add sorbate if it's needed- like if you are sweetening
the wine. If you add sorbate, you should also add the sulfites for a couple of reasons. But if
Posted in thread: Gravity Transfer without tubing on 03-05-2013 at 06:18 PM
Actually the fermeter was given to me by my father-in-law; he didn't needed it anymore.it's a
minibrew 8Gal fermenter : base hass been cutted so it can be fitted inside a fridge for cold
Posted in thread: Sulfite or not to sulfite on 03-04-2013 at 11:40 PM
I use sulfites in every batch, dry to sweet, still, conditioned and forced carbed. Too much
work is invested in every batch to not take such a simple and inexpensive precaution against
oxidation and i...
Posted in thread: Sulfite or not to sulfite on 03-04-2013 at 11:38 PM
According to sulfiting, you should also add potassium sorbate. When potassium sorbate is used
with potassium metabisulfite, it prevent refermentation.
Posted in thread: Gravity Transfer without tubing on 03-04-2013 at 07:47 PM
I forgot to buy a tubing for transfering the sanitizer from my new conical fermentor to a
storage carboy.I had to stay beside the carboy to push it toward the fermentor so the stream
stay centred with...
Posted in thread: Sulfite or not to sulfite on 03-04-2013 at 07:11 PM
Should I use sulfite to stabilize my cider / mead? Do you use sulfite?I think that sulfite
could be use when backsweeting.I haven't found any warning against sulfiting beside if someone
is allergic.I ...
Posted in thread: A cautionary tale, learn from my mistakes! on 02-19-2013 at 10:29 PM
(...)After about 6 months of secondary, the watery phase had passed, and the fruit flavors had
begun to reassert themselves- or at least the blackberries. The brew is almost bitter with
tannins and h...