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Forum: General Chit Chat 11-19-2010, 07:38 PM
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Posted By Arau
my username is Arau

my username is Arau
Forum: Wine Making Forum 10-24-2010, 10:59 AM
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Posted By Arau
18,073 + 6 = 18,079 gallons!

18,073 + 6 = 18,079 gallons!
Forum: Mead Forum 10-13-2010, 06:15 AM
Replies: 61
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Posted By Arau
it's been a couple months since i started and the...

it's been a couple months since i started and the last time i tasted mine it tasted like bitter burnt sh*t. but i'm giving it time, lots of time =)
Forum: Mead Forum 04-12-2010, 06:43 PM
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Posted By Arau
alright so it's been a while and its pretty much...

alright so it's been a while and its pretty much done fermenting. it's pretty dry, maybe with a little sweetness to it. i'm gonna backsweeten it later. so i racked it off all the gunk onto campden...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-21-2010, 10:12 PM
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Posted By Arau
what do you with an infected brew? just let it go...

what do you with an infected brew? just let it go till you rack in and rack from under it? or try to skim away all that crap? i would have a hard time letting that stuff sit on my drink
Forum: Mead Forum 03-03-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 27,663
Posted By Arau
[QUOTE The tartrate lives in a equilibrium...

[QUOTE The tartrate lives in a equilibrium between 3 states tartaric acid (H2-T), potassium bitartrate (KH-T), and potassium tartrate (K2-T):

H2-T <-----> KH-T <-----> K2-T

When the pH is...
Forum: Mead Forum 03-01-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 61
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Posted By Arau
nice photos! one question though, why the cream...

nice photos! one question though, why the cream of tartar??
Forum: Mead Forum 02-07-2010, 08:26 PM
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Posted By Arau
ok that's good. the whole fermentation has been...

ok that's good. the whole fermentation has been rather sluggish. it's been about a month now and it's gone from 1.1 to 1.025.

i'm not sure what to do, since the cake is pretty big i don't wanna...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-07-2010, 07:07 PM
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Posted By Arau
this probably isn't infected, i just don't know...

this probably isn't infected, i just don't know what it is. i racked it to secondary yesterday and 24 hours later i see this

http://s924.photobucket.com/albums/ad90/Phishead/
Forum: Mead Forum 02-07-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Arau
ok so i racked it to secondary yesterday. the...

ok so i racked it to secondary yesterday. the gravity was at 1.025. i racked it over a split and scraped vanilla bean and topped it off with strong rooibos tea with honey. Today when i checked it,...
Forum: Soda Making 01-17-2010, 03:03 PM
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Posted By Arau
the julmust i get here (sweden) doesn't taste...

the julmust i get here (sweden) doesn't taste anything like malt or hops to me. it tastes more like a soda. (but then again i don't really drink much of it, so what do i know) i usually drink the...
Forum: Mead 01-14-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,182
Posted By Arau
i'm making a 2.5 gallon batch of this, and it...

i'm making a 2.5 gallon batch of this, and it seems that 2 vanilla beans per gallon seemed a little too much. i'm thinking of putting just one bean in for this one. any comments?
Forum: Mead Forum 01-13-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,159
Posted By Arau
so what would you recommend? like half a bean per...

so what would you recommend? like half a bean per gallon max? i have a 2.5 gallon batch of trad. mead going i was thinking about racking it onto 1 bean and letting it sit until like june.
Forum: Mead Forum 01-11-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,180
Posted By Arau
home brewing isn't actually that big here. people...

home brewing isn't actually that big here. people mainly make wine, since it's illegal to make anything that doesn't get it's main source of sugar from fruit. although that doesn't stop people from...
Forum: Mead Forum 01-10-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,180
Posted By Arau
haha no it's about a 4 hour train ride. there is...

haha no it's about a 4 hour train ride. there is another one of those stores, "essensspecialisten" about 45 minutes away from where i live, which is where i went to get my B-quality equipment. it's...
Forum: Mead Forum 01-10-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Arau
well a couple of days ago i tossed in some more...

well a couple of days ago i tossed in some more nutrient and a handful of raisins. today i took a portion of the must out whipped it in the blender to get some air into it. while i was doing that i...
Forum: Mead Forum 01-10-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,180
Posted By Arau
eh actually getting energizer is pretty hard. the...

eh actually getting energizer is pretty hard. the only thing i have access to is yeast nutrients which smells like ammonia when mixed with water.

it was probably the ****ty yeast that i have. the...
Forum: Mead Forum 01-10-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,180
Posted By Arau
i think i might be having the same problem. i...

i think i might be having the same problem. i didn't use a starter or anything, i just pitched my yeast it (it was liquid). i had about a teaspoon of yeast nutrient, but no energizer. it took about 3...
Forum: Mead Forum 01-09-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,291
Posted By Arau
haha i know but if he's being using the same...

haha i know but if he's being using the same recipe then he'll probably still have it
Forum: Mead Forum 01-09-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,291
Posted By Arau
and what would that recipe be? :)

and what would that recipe be? :)
Forum: Mead Forum 01-09-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,201
Posted By Arau
shaking it seems like it would take a really...

shaking it seems like it would take a really really long time. not to mention be a a pain in the ass since the carboy is pretty much full. i don't think there is enouogh air in the carboy to make a...
Forum: Mead Forum 01-09-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,201
Posted By Arau
well i did run a portion of it in my blender...

well i did run a portion of it in my blender until it was all foamy. like 3/4 full blender. should i do that again?

and the temp is fine. it's at 21 degrees celcius.
Forum: Mead Forum 01-09-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,201
Posted By Arau
i don't know if my mead is slow, or if this is...

i don't know if my mead is slow, or if this is normal but it's been 6 days since it started fermenting and the gravity has gone from 1.1 to 1.095. but there is a bubble every 2-3 seconds.
Forum: Mead Forum 01-07-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,522
Posted By Arau
New York State, USA Colorado, USA ...

New York State, USA
Colorado, USA
Massachusetts, USA
Iowa, USA
Nebraska, USA
Wisconsin, USA
Texas, USA
Michigan, USA
Indiana, USA
Ohio, USA *and Indiana*
Forum: Mead Forum 01-01-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,201
Posted By Arau
so it's been 2 days now and it hasn't started...

so it's been 2 days now and it hasn't started bubbling yet. like 1 every 2 minutes, and no foam or anything. it had a rather high gravity, could it be too much for my yeast?
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