September 16th through the 27th we punched down the cap three to four
times a day. At first the cap was quite hard to break up, but by the 22nd,
the cap was getting very loose.
Ready to punch down
The stainless-steel stirrer thingy
Pushing. It is surprising how hard the cap is...
Punching the cap releases all of the CO2 that was trapped under all those
skins and seeds.
These two pictures show how much the cap gets
pushed up in just 4 hours:
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