I took 4 medium beets, chopped them up in a medium dice, put the beets in a 1-gallon Pickl-It jar. I added 1 ½ tablespoon unrefined sea salt, added filtered water to ½ inch below lid, and closed with an airlock.
I allowed this to ferment for 1 ½ weeks in darkness. I then tasted it, and the taste was very bad, like an acidic fizzy vinegar. I have tried this many times, and I keep getting this same result.
Any ideas on what Im doing wrong?
PS I found the recipe here http://bit.ly/1hdbx7S