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Posted in thread: Potassium Sorbate amount for sweet cider? on 12-18-2013 at 05:20 PM
Many thanks! Should I dose with potassium metabisulfite at secondary transfer and then again
when I add the cherry juice and sorbate? After secondary transfer I am going to cold crash
until it is clea...
Posted in thread: Potassium Sorbate amount for sweet cider? on 12-18-2013 at 04:20 PM
Yooper has posted her portions a few times. You might try the search to pull them up. (I'm not
saying you didn't use this, I just don't know off hand what they are.)I've yet to find that
post here, I ...
Posted in thread: Potassium Sorbate amount for sweet cider? on 12-18-2013 at 04:01 PM
Is there a consensus as to how much Potassium Sorbate to add per gallon for sweet cider? Do I
have to added potassium metabisulfite with it and how much? Is there a certain dosage timing
for all the a...
Posted in thread: Got Krausen? on 12-08-2012 at 12:35 AM
After your reading you will know for sure if it is done. What looks to be krausen in the
picture appears to just be left over gunk from the fermentation. It does not always sink to the
Posted in thread: Cherry addition advise in Quelque Chose Clone? on 12-06-2012 at 06:08 PM
Hi all, Next week I'm adding 6lbs of sour cherries to my Quelque Chose clone. What is the best
way to sanitize them, currently they are pitted and frozen. I was thinking of just heating them
Posted in thread: Interesting fermentation... funky smell/taste on 12-06-2012 at 05:55 PM
With your next starter keep in mind that they do tend to smell, sulfur/rotten egg seems to be
the most common. Your noise tingling was likely due to inhaling co2 in the solution. I'd guess
Posted in thread: Got Krausen? on 12-06-2012 at 01:29 PM
Okay, looks like the krausen that stuck to the carboy is just slowly falling onto the top. If
it has fermented out and your gravity is stable you could bottle now. Personally I would rack
this to a se...
Posted in thread: Got Krausen? on 12-06-2012 at 12:46 AM
What exactly does this krausen look like? Thin white film or tiny clear bubbles etc? I've never
had any krausen after three weeks, the top should just look clear.
Posted in thread: High ABV on 12-04-2012 at 06:28 PM
One vile is good if you are doing a starter. If you don't want to do a starter then pitch
multiple viles. I'd suggest using a blow off tube as well. Big beers pitched with a healthy
amount of yeast te...
Posted in thread: where to buy Milk Sugar/Lactose in Canada? on 11-25-2012 at 03:05 AM
Canadian Homebrew Supplies has Lactose and about everything else you could want: