Last Activity:12-08-2007 2:15 AM
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 12-07-2007 at 05:13 AM
I just started a batch on Sunday. It's crazy that I can actually hear it fermenting. haha
Posted in thread: Is this mead ruined? on 11-29-2007 at 05:48 AM
sometimes it is good to use vodka or similiar in the airlock. That way if some does enter the
ferm vessel no harm is done.I would start another batch and then you will have one in reserve
;)Since I do...
Posted in thread: Is this mead ruined? on 11-29-2007 at 05:15 AM
Yeah, the airlock was on it. Some of the water in side the lock got pushed out, but I don't
think anything got sucked back in. :confused:
Posted in thread: Is this mead ruined? on 11-29-2007 at 05:04 AM
I have a batch that's been fermenting for 2 months now (1 in primary, 1 in secondary). I had to
move of my apartment and while moving the mead got a pretty vigorous shaking. It sloshed all
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 10-29-2007 at 09:41 PM
Here's a question. For those of you who rehydrate your yeast, do you heat up some apple juice,
cool it down, and add the yeast? Or do you use water? Or pitch it dry? :drunk:
Posted in thread: Ikea Swing Top Bottles on 10-24-2007 at 01:56 AM
Is it only beer that gets ruined from light? Or can carbonated apfelwein or mead get affected
by UV light as well?I was intending to store mostly still mead or apfelwein in these and I was
Posted in thread: Ikea Swing Top Bottles on 10-23-2007 at 06:39 AM
Anyone ever used these to bottle carbonated beers/mead/apfelwein? I bought a few to bottle some
still drinks but if they can stand up to the carbonation process I might use them for that.
Either way, ...
Posted in thread: Racking mead to a bigger carboy on 10-15-2007 at 12:50 AM
Cool, thanks for your help! :)
Posted in thread: Racking mead to a bigger carboy on 10-15-2007 at 12:39 AM
Thanks for the advice. I guess I'll hold off on that. Another question: Would doing 3 gallons
of primary fermentation in a 5 gallon carboy also be a bad thing?
Posted in thread: Racking mead to a bigger carboy on 10-15-2007 at 12:32 AM
Hey all,My mead is just about ready to be racked for the first time. My mead is in a thee
gallon carboy and I have an empty 5 gallon carboy that can be used. My brew shop is currently
out of 3 gallon ...