Mason Jars on Episode 63

By JD Webb Episode 63 includes Jeff talking about receiving and order of Fermaid O and how it was all muddled up in the package. Perhaps due to a small leak that allowed liquid in or condensation in the plastic bag. Ryan made the suggestion of using mason jars as

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Episode 62 Holiday Recipes

On episode 62, we discussed holiday recipes that can be started now and can be ready by Thanksgiving if you follow proper protocols and watch your temps. Instead of eggnog, try a Christmas mead or cider instead! Christmas Braggot by JD Steep the grains at 155º F  for 30 minutes,

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SNAP Optimization Experiment 1

By Jeff Shouse Abstract A series of popular alternatives for yeast nutrient additions were trialed in a tightly controlled manner in order to determine the most effective of five trials. Amongst these trials, results were evaluated in terms of both qualitative measures of attenuation and pH, as well as the

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Thanksgiving Is Here!

Thanksgiving is upon us! Well sort of if you’re making beer or mead. Aging always makes things tastier for some beers and most meads. Time in a bottle…reminds me of a song by Jim Croce, released on the album “You Don’t Mess Around With Jim” in 1972. “I could save

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