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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-08-2014, 04:03 AM
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Posted By Plumeja
mr malty??

i just need to get this cleared up..
if I'm using re pitching from slurry and it says that i need 87ml of yeast. is that the amount that i pitch or the amount that i need to get the starter going?...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-05-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By Plumeja
yeast washing

i was wondering how you decide on how much of the yeast you use when making your starter. there must be a method to measuring it out. or is it use the whole cake in a jar at a time and build it up in...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-05-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By Plumeja
using washed yeast

i was wondering how you decide on how much of the yeast you use when making your starter. there must be a method to measuring it out. or is it use the whole cake in a jar at a time and build it up in...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 06-06-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Plumeja
What should I add if I want to age it for longer...

What should I add if I want to age it for longer then six months. Should I put sulfite in it?
Thanks
Forum: Wine Making Forum 06-06-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Plumeja
Do I just top it up with water. Won't that dilute...

Do I just top it up with water. Won't that dilute the wine down if I add like 8 liters of water? Oh I don't know what to do on this one
Forum: Wine Making Forum 06-06-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Plumeja
dandelion wine?? help

me and my girlfriend went out and picked a whack for flowers, 2.5kg, a few weeks ago and this is what i did with them.
steeped them with for 30 mintues
2 oranges zest and juice
1 lemon zest and...
Forum: Mead Forum 03-24-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By Plumeja
so i put in the sulphite i hope that it will not...

so i put in the sulphite i hope that it will not hurt the aging. it seemed to be done fermenting. i tasted it as well i was not bad at all. just needs time now. bulk aging for a few months and then...
Forum: Mead Forum 03-23-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By Plumeja
i did sanitise the tights and marbles in the star...

i did sanitise the tights and marbles in the star san. what are the sulphite would we be talking about???? i need to make sure this makes it to see bottles. will the sulphates stop it from bulk...
Forum: Mead Forum 03-22-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By Plumeja
possible infecion

so after a week of oaking my first large batch i take a look just to see if the sack of oak has sunk yet. i went and got a pair of nylons and marbles to use to hold the oak chips. soaked them in star...
Forum: Mead Forum 03-14-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 306
Posted By Plumeja
oaking

i was thinking i should oak my mead and see what happens.
my recipe is 12lbs of a medium coloured local honey
topped the carboy with water
1118 yeast
nutrient
energizer
that is all that is...
Forum: Mead Forum 02-23-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By Plumeja
just put on

12 pounds of local honey
18l of water
5 tsp energizer
5 tsp nutrient
then campange yeast 1118 lalvin

hydro read about 14%.
after it is ready to be put on to the secondary i will break it up...
Forum: Mead Forum 02-16-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By Plumeja
to figure out the ratio?

i am thinking of buying a gallon of local honey or even two if the price is right. if i was to use one gallon of honey how do you figure out how much water to use?
i was thinking as well of when i...
Forum: Mead Forum 02-16-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By Plumeja
i think nottingham ale yeast and local honey ...

i think nottingham ale yeast and local honey
how long would you let it age? i only have three wine bottles so i don't want to risk opening it up to early/
Forum: Mead Forum 02-14-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By Plumeja
i made a gallon batch and used 1 1/2 kg of...

i made a gallon batch and used 1 1/2 kg of honey. don't know the sg it tastes like there is a lot of booze in it.
Forum: Mead Forum 02-13-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By Plumeja
just bottled

it was a simple recipe honey water yeast and i added a apple cut up.
i left it in the primary for a month then racked it off. it sat there for another 3 months and it came time to bottle it to me....
Forum: Mead Forum 01-14-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By Plumeja
mead in a gallon jug

i have had my mead in a gallon jug now for about 2 months. i have racked it once to help with the clearing. i have to bottle some wine in the next week or so . i thought it mud=st be time to bottle...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-21-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4,606
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Posted By Plumeja
guilty

guilty
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-21-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By Plumeja
man oh man after waiting for it to ferment out...

man oh man after waiting for it to ferment out and then kegged it then another two weeks of waiting....pay off was a awesome rich smooth stout!!!mmmmmmmm!!!!! i have a pint every night. loved it s...
Forum: Mead Forum 10-16-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By Plumeja
i did put some nutrients and energizer into the...

i did put some nutrients and energizer into the mix as well. trying know how figure out how to get around a k-solfite in the cider i bought today. didn't know anything about it when i bought the...
Forum: Mead Forum 10-15-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By Plumeja
made my first gal of mead

not sure how it will taste and how much alcohol it will be in it. i was in a hurry and didn't take a reading, my bad. but i put in 1.375kg of honey, two apples slice and cleaned and enough water to...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-18-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By Plumeja
i did rehydrate but not to mr malty i just found...

i did rehydrate but not to mr malty i just found out about the good sir the other day. i will look at the numbers next time. but after 3 days and one good shake on day 2 it started to ferment. it has...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-12-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By Plumeja
But what after three days???

But what after three days???
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-12-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By Plumeja
so took a reading and nothing different so i...

so took a reading and nothing different so i shook the carboy to get things moving and hoping it works out but i might re pitch the yeast when i get the packages i ordered in the mail.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-12-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By Plumeja
this was the original problem and now it has...

this was the original problem and now it has three days


Mash:
.25lb Black Patent
.75lb Chocolate Malt 350L
1lb Two-Row
1lb Flaked Oats

7lb Light dry Malt Extract
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-12-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By Plumeja
stout problem?? number 2 help

i took a reading of my stout and it was a a few points under but not under 2 lines. i took the whole carboy and shook it up hoping that it would aerate the wort and get the yeast moving from the...
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