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Old 08-27-2012, 08:05 PM   #11
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It looks tasty...
look's more than it is... yet
After some advice i topped the carboys almost to the cork because of all the oxygen there was inside.
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Old 04-13-2013, 11:50 AM   #12
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The blueberry was bottled today, the clementine/raspberry is still very cloudy and i don't know why.

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Old 04-13-2013, 04:48 PM   #13
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Did u do a taster before you bottled?

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Old 04-13-2013, 05:42 PM   #14
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Did u do a taster before you bottled?
Yup, its pretty dry but I could drink it right now.
I will wait a little more until August (1 year mark) to open the first bottle and I hope to it will be awesome
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Old 04-14-2013, 04:31 PM   #15
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I'm sure it will be tasty looks good. I just bottled a pumpkin spice mead . I will let you know how it turns out.

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Old 04-14-2013, 06:09 PM   #16
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cool

Im only concerned about the Clementine/Raspberry, it was made at the same time with the same honey and yeast and its not clearing at all, it was the same 5 months ago.

I did put it in the fridge today to try a cold crash to see if it clears a little bit more.

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Old 04-23-2013, 11:58 PM   #17
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Can you write out your recipe and steps? I have never made mead and would like to try. It looks mmmm tasty.

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Old 04-24-2013, 08:10 PM   #18
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Clementine & Raspberry

1.4Kg Honey
400g raspberries
3 clementines
the zest of the 3 clementines
6 raisins
1/2 table spoon bee pollen
Lalvin EC-1118
Water to 5L

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Blueberries (The one that is bottled)

1.4Kg Honey
400g blueberries
6 raisins
1/2 table spoon bee pollen
Lalvin EC-1118
Water to 5L
I poured about 1L of water to the jugs and added the honey, shake the hell out of them to dilute the honey, add the fruits (i froze them first and then thawed them) and the bee pollen.
Then I hydrated the yeast in some 40Cº water (15 minutes).
The next step was to top up the jugs and shake them again for 5 minutes to aerate the must and pitch the yeast.

After the fermentation was done I rack both to new jugs and kept racking them whenever was a good amount of lees in the bottom.
The blueberry one was crystal clear after some months but the raspberry isn't clear yet. I'm swirling the jug every day to degas to see if it clears up.

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Old 04-25-2013, 03:57 AM   #19
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you could use some bentonite, look it up. It will clear it in 2 days, very well.. Did you also try racking again, maybe?

research bentonite though, probably your best bet. it should have cleared at least something.

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Old 04-26-2013, 09:17 AM   #20
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I would rack it but the jug don't have any lees at the bottom.

I ordered some bentonite, if it clears i'll bottle it as soon as i can

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