Tomatoville® Gardening Forums


Notices

Member discussion regarding the methods, varieties and merits of growing tomatoes.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old November 5, 2017   #31
pmcgrady
Tomatovillian™
 
pmcgrady's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: Central Illinois
Posts: 1,140
Default

When I worked in Houston in the 80's I was getting ready to drive to Illinois for thanksgiving, the guys I was working with (most of them from St Louis) pooled their money together for me to pick up 50 cases of Busch beer as you couldn't buy it in Texas then. I was returning on a Sunday and decided to buy the beer in MO thinking it would be cheaper, not realizing they had a blue law only permitting sales of 3.2% alcohol beer. I bought 50 cases not knowing it was 3.2, oh were they tee'd off. They never asked me to pick up beer again!
pmcgrady is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 11, 2017   #32
Worth1
Tomatovillian™
 
Worth1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Bastrop Texas Lost Pines Forest.
Posts: 31,926
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by pmcgrady View Post
When I worked in Houston in the 80's I was getting ready to drive to Illinois for thanksgiving, the guys I was working with (most of them from St Louis) pooled their money together for me to pick up 50 cases of Busch beer as you couldn't buy it in Texas then. I was returning on a Sunday and decided to buy the beer in MO thinking it would be cheaper, not realizing they had a blue law only permitting sales of 3.2% alcohol beer. I bought 50 cases not knowing it was 3.2, oh were they tee'd off. They never asked me to pick up beer again!


Waiting for this so called "Mother" to show up is driving me nuts.
I keep sniffing and smelling the darn thing.
One thing I think is going on is it might, 'just might, be smelling sweeter.

Worth
__________________
Home of Cactus Flats Botanical Gardens.
The dinner table is where we need to get acquainted not the battlefield.
I Seek The Truth.
Worth1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old November 11, 2017   #33
pmcgrady
Tomatovillian™
 
pmcgrady's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: Central Illinois
Posts: 1,140
Default

It might take 2-3 months to get the mother, be patient.
pmcgrady is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 14, 2017   #34
Worth1
Tomatovillian™
 
Worth1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Bastrop Texas Lost Pines Forest.
Posts: 31,926
Default

I'm not for sure but I think the mother is starting to form at the bottom of the jug.
Plus it has taken on a different but pleasant smell.

Worth
__________________
Home of Cactus Flats Botanical Gardens.
The dinner table is where we need to get acquainted not the battlefield.
I Seek The Truth.
Worth1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 14, 2017   #35
pmcgrady
Tomatovillian™
 
pmcgrady's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: Central Illinois
Posts: 1,140
Default

Should be at top of jug... you probably already had a mother, which sank, you will have a new one on the top, soon.
pmcgrady is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 14, 2017   #36
pmcgrady
Tomatovillian™
 
pmcgrady's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: Central Illinois
Posts: 1,140
Default

My nose isn't what it used to be, but you can smell it when it changes over to vinegar. Now that I have a mother, I'm ready to start more (port, merlot, Cabernet) and some whites Chardonnay, Spatlese, Reisling...
Soon as I get to the far corner of the cave it's stored in... I'll get pics!
pmcgrady is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 14, 2017   #37
pmcgrady
Tomatovillian™
 
pmcgrady's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: Central Illinois
Posts: 1,140
Default

Just acquired some half gallon jars, but the lids are junk... Don't need them making vinager!
Mix the wine and mother in the jar and cover with a coffee filter and rubber band.
pmcgrady is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 2 Weeks Ago   #38
pmcgrady
Tomatovillian™
 
pmcgrady's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Location: Central Illinois
Posts: 1,140
Default

Just filtered my first bottle! I would have to rate the taste, as very good!


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
pmcgrady is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 5 Days Ago   #39
Worth1
Tomatovillian™
 
Worth1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Bastrop Texas Lost Pines Forest.
Posts: 31,926
Default

I dont think mine is doing anything because where it is it's too cold.
May have to move it to the warmer hall closet.
Worth
__________________
Home of Cactus Flats Botanical Gardens.
The dinner table is where we need to get acquainted not the battlefield.
I Seek The Truth.
Worth1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:08 AM.


★ Tomatoville® is a registered trademark of Commerce Holdings, LLC ★ All Content ©2017 Commerce Holdings, LLC ★