General Articles and FAQs about Mad Millie Equipment.
Kombucha Crock - How to Attach the Tap and Washers
From the small brown box in the kit, you will need; tap 2 rubber washers (round rings) 2 stainless steel ...
Can I reuse my cheese/muslin cloth?
Yes! And you should too. We wouldn't want you to have to buy a new one each time. Simply, give it a good ri...
My thermometer isn't taking accurate readings.
When measuring temperature make sure the two indentation points found on the lower half of the thermometer ...
Is there a benefit to using glass over plastic for bottles? What about flip top over capped and/or screw cap?
Plastic bottles are fine if you are planning on drinking your beers over a short period of time, however, a...
My clay weights and crock appear to have grown mould during storage. How do I clean this?
We recommend using the Mad Millie Steriliser and then placing the crock and weights into an oven at 110ºC/2...
Can you assure me that the Fermenting Crock glaze is 100% lead free?
The interior is completely 100% free (where the food goes), the exterior has a small detection of lead but ...
Do I need to reheat the Culturing Flask?
We recommend that you reheat the flask after 12 hours as the flask will naturally lose a bit of heat over t...
Why do I need to preheat the Culturing Flask?
The temperature will naturally equalise so if the yoghurt is warm when it's put into a cold flask, the heat...
What kits can I use the Culturing Flask for?
The below kits can be used with the Culturing Flask as they come in conveniently sized and shaped glass jar...
Do I have to use the Mad Millie Jar with the Culturing Flask?
No, however, it has been designed to fit the Mad Millie jar perfectly. It just may not fit all style jars. ...
My clay weights became mouldy during storage inside the fermenting crock. How can I fix this?
The weights in the fermenting crock are ceramic and can be placed in an oven at 110°C (230°F) for approxima...
Are the Mad Millie glass bottles lead free?
The Mad Millie Reusable Glass Flip Top Bottles do contain lead but at very low quantities (within food safe...
Can I use any size bottles for my cider or beer?
You can use any bottle size, however this will change the amount of carbonation drops or sugar needed per b...
What are the dimensions of the Mad Millie maturing box?
The dimensions of the Mad Millie maturing box are; 26.2 x 19 x 11.7 cm
What do the terms, smidgen, drop etc refer to?
These tiny Mad Millie measuring spoons are great for measuring out small amounts of culture and enzymes tha...
How do I use the cheese press?
Operation of the cheese press is nice and easy; Scoop the curds into the mould. Place the disk/pressing pl...