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Old 11-12-2006, 05:33 PM   #1
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I'm about to make my first mead. I'm also thinking about adding a couple pounds of frozen blueberries. Is this OK? Should they go right in the primary from the start? Use a grain bag, perhaps?
Also, for the basic 3g batch, does 2 tsp yeast nutrient and 1 tsp acid blend sound about right? Plus enough honey to get me in the 1.090 neighborhood.



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If you plan on pasteurizing the honey, the berries could go in the pot. Otherwise, blanch the berries & put them in the primary. Everything else sounds fine.

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OK, thanx. also thanx for the link to the "Great Mead Experiment". I found that quite helpfull.

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