Originally Posted by TipsyDragon
i got the idea from another forum to tie some fishing line to the bag and have it stick out the carboy. then just pull the line when its time.
I wouldn't count on that working. Use the bucket for melomels. You can use the carboy to age it after your done with the primary.
Another thing I've read is a must is to add pectic enzyme to the blueberry mixture to keep the clouds away. I've always followed this with the exception of my last batch of Fig mead. That didn't work out so well. I had to filter the entire batch and it was so thick with fig goo, that it took almost 3 days to filter from one keg to the other. It's very pretty now and tastes great to