I've bottled 4 gallons of cider - 1 of apple cider, which was really tasty and 3 gallons of apple/cherry cider. My auto siphon decided to have issues and at one point I was spraying cider and Star San everywhere. The rest of the time though, it just sucked air in through a loose hose and I didn't have enough experience to figure it out while I was bottling. A hose clamp will fix the issue until I can replace the plastic tubing. The other issue I have with the auto siphon is actually height related and there is not much I can do about that. Tonight I'm bottling 5 gallons of an Irish Red Ale. I'm waiting until later so that he with longer arms can prime the auto siphon for me. I really
Bettina - the reason you didn't see the error was because I hadn't actually posted the photo of the rug with the glaring mistake. But here it is in all it's glory. I love the feel of this rug and the look, just wondering how I could actually miss that mistake!
I'm still spinning white cotton. I think I'm going to have to dye up some funky roving or something, just to have a bit of a colour break for spinning.