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CRUSTACEOUS.KINDNESS

A day after cheating the fates and re-fermenting with sugar, I rack the must back into the first fermentation tank. After a sound sleep, I wake to check the Specific Gravity. Like my morning paper, another day of reading a … Continue reading

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REROLLED.BOIL

Daybreak and I find fermentation following forward. With nighttime temperatures under fifty (in August?), the humidifier has kept the tank a happy seventy two. However, I need to ensure the yeasts ferment completely. Once the bubbling (and my coffee) are … Continue reading

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FERMENTATION PERSUASION

Yeast added. Lid shut. Airlock, well, locked. I wait. Austen’s Anne Elliot knows how I feel: suffering quietly alone, waiting upon your sugars to become alcohol takes the patience of a truly goodwilled and kind nature. Yeasts, like most gentlemen, … Continue reading

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