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Posted in thread: Let's see your furry brew buddy! on 08-28-2015 at 09:33 PM
Here's my old guy Konan, he past away a little while ago but he lived to 14. He was always
sniffing around during brew day. :) He had a really bad skin infection that was on and off his
whole life, do...
Posted in thread: Question on ice on 08-28-2015 at 09:18 PM
If the sink is shallow, try the bath tub.Ice in the wort is bad (the sanitized bottle thing has
been mentioned before). Basically if the ice isn't sanitized first, you are pitching back in
Posted in thread: Question on ice on 08-28-2015 at 08:41 PM
Exactly!You'd cool it down with water as far as it goes. Then use an ice bath to get it down
the last 10-30 degrees to pitching temps.Some people freeze water bottles, then sanitize them
in Starsan, b...
Posted in thread: Question on ice on 08-28-2015 at 08:33 PM
I'm a beginner too bit why would you put ice in wort? Put ice in sink or bath instead and then
put pot on ice. That'll chill it right down without touching your brew/wortBecause my sink is
very very s...
Posted in thread: Question on ice on 08-28-2015 at 08:26 PM
I have seen some people use ice to cool down their wort faster when the don't have a wort
chiller. But I've also heard that that is a bad idea as the ice isn't sanitized. Does it make a
difference if ...
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 08-28-2015 at 07:40 PM
So, being somewhat inquisitive I tried to look into why this recipe works. The orange, along
with the peel, should be changing the pH of the 'wort' (what'cha call it for mead?) so that it
is more favo...
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 08-28-2015 at 02:52 AM
Then my suggestion is to swipe out the oranges for a half-bag of frozen mixed berries. Make no
other changes. :)Sweet, thanks. I'll give that a try.
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 08-28-2015 at 01:39 AM
Do you enjoy (and can your body tolerate) mixed berries?As long as there are no strawberries,
yes I do.
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 08-28-2015 at 12:18 AM
Sorry if this has been asked, has anyone made this without the orange? I'm allergic to citric
acid and I don't know how I will handle fermented citrus.
Posted in thread: Backsweetining on 08-27-2015 at 10:22 PM
The latter, I believe. If you have stabilized your wine, then sweeten, you want to make sure
the yeast isn't going to take off again before it is bottled. Cause it can get messy if it