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Old 10-26-2007, 06:50 PM   #1
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So, yeast likes oxygen, but aerating your brew risks introducing infections. I was wondering, would an aquarium style air pump with a good bacterial filter make for nice mead, a faster fermentation, or just a wrong tasting drink? If I'm being a berk feel free to say so...


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Old 10-26-2007, 06:52 PM   #2
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not sure about a mead but that is exactly how I aereate my beers
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Old 10-26-2007, 07:45 PM   #3
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you want it good and aerated in the beginning, but once fermentation has started, let it sit...
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