Last Activity:02-15-2013 6:30 PM
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Posted in thread: Transfering to secondary on 02-28-2013 at 12:43 AM
So my wife may go into labor any minute and the wine in my primary is at 1.04. Usually I wait
until it is at 1.00? Is this too soon to transfer? I just don't want to wait and not be able to
get to it....
Posted in thread: Start Skeeter Pee in... on 02-15-2013 at 05:41 PM
Starting your batch in a glass carboy could be problematic in some cases. If you happen to get
a particularly strong ferment, you'd have foam pushing out that carboy making a mess. It's not
Posted in thread: What exactly are Camden tablets for? on 02-15-2013 at 05:38 PM
Campden tablets are great for making small batches. The problem with K-meta in powdered form is
that a 5 gallon recipe may call for 1/4 tsp of k-meta. If you're converting the recipe to 1
Posted in thread: Smells like feet on 02-13-2013 at 03:40 AM
The smell of feet could be caused by the bacteria brevibacteria. Not sure if it can survive in
an alcohol environment. In a study I read, it was one of the bacteria found on grapes collected
for the s...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of Lon D's Skeeter Pee have been made? on 02-13-2013 at 03:18 AM
Had to dig through some notes, but I think I have it all.713+164=877
Posted in thread: Degassing - one more question on 01-23-2013 at 02:40 PM
I wouldn't think that punching down during primary would have much effect on gas, unless the
action were to release compounds into the liquid that would make it more likely to hold
gas.Here's how I un...
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee Bottling and Drinking on 01-23-2013 at 02:26 PM
I generally go with beer bottles. Reason: handy single serve, fit nicely in coolers, no glasses
needed, can wrap the bottle in a coozie to keep it cold, caps are cheaper than corks, I carry
an opener ...
Posted in thread: Slight error on 01-22-2013 at 08:44 PM
I use a towel with a bungee cord on my primary fermenter. Makes it easy to access and allows it
to breathe without flying critters getting in. IF you have pets or children, keep it out of
Posted in thread: does anyone bottle in beer bottles? on 01-18-2013 at 06:07 AM
I bottle all my Skeeter Pee in beer bottles. I do it this way because it makes it handy to
store in the fridge and grab on a hot summer day. All my other wines go in wine bottles.
Posted in thread: longest ferment ever on 01-18-2013 at 05:58 AM
Any suggestions on how i can speed these along?Tell the wife to quit adding sugar when you're
not looking. :iThe keys tend to be warmth and oxygen. If you have an extra primary laying
around, try pou...
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