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Posted in thread: Infected Cider? Mucus like glob in secondary. on 03-31-2013 at 12:13 AM
My best guess is something that had grown in the apple juice pre-fermentation. Everything
tastes fine, and it is not spreading.
Posted in thread: Infected Cider? Mucus like glob in secondary. on 03-29-2013 at 08:30 PM
Thanks for the advice pickled_pepper. I will keep my eye out for anymore goop in my cider.
Posted in thread: Infected Cider? Mucus like glob in secondary. on 03-29-2013 at 02:56 PM
So I just drew off the fermentation funk and it looks even more heinous up close. There is
alcohol there, roughly 6%.
Posted in thread: Infected Cider? Mucus like glob in secondary. on 03-29-2013 at 02:00 PM
Roughly twelve hours later and there is no spread of the mysterious snot. I think I am going to
sanitize a turkey baster and remove it. If there is no reappearance of the cider sneeze, should
I be goo...
Posted in thread: Infected Cider? Mucus like glob in secondary. on 03-29-2013 at 04:47 AM
I think my first attempt at cider may have gotten infected. It was a simple recipe, apple
juice, dextrose, and Nottingham yeast. I racked to secondary today after five days in primary.
Here is where I...
Posted in thread: first time taking a hydrometer reading... on 12-15-2009 at 09:43 PM
You shouldn't need to put your wine thief all the way to the bottom. You can dunk it down about
half way, and move it up and down in the wort to take a sample. You can see exactly how it do
it in this...
Posted in thread: What do I do about this? on 12-15-2009 at 06:34 PM
You could also take it out, sanitize a piece of tubing, and insert on end of the tubing into
the rubber bung in your buckey, and the other into a jar or water. This will allow the gas the
Posted in thread: 23 liter carboy primary fermentation on 12-12-2009 at 04:14 AM
Just wondering if a 23 liter carboy is big enough for a primary fermentation. The LHBS says 23
liters is 6.5 gallons, but I dont think that is right.
Posted in thread: clear bottles on 12-09-2009 at 07:52 PM
Pericles you hit the nail on the head with that one. Those are the exact reasons I always
bottle one beer in a clear bottle. I kinda figured I was the only one who did haha.
Posted in thread: Edworts Haus Pale Extract Version. Cannot find Munich LME on 12-09-2009 at 04:27 AM
Okay, gotcha. Thanks alot Walker, you have been a great help.