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Old 06-20-2012, 03:33 AM   #1
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started to brew 5lt of water 150gm's blue box honey & 7gms bread yeast been fementing fir about 2 months so far

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Old 06-20-2012, 04:06 AM   #2
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sounds like you got a show mead going, thats a healthy dose of yeast

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Old 06-20-2012, 04:20 AM   #3
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started to brew 5lt of water 150gm's blue box honey & 7gms bread yeast been fementing fir about 2 months so far
Presume you meant 1500 gms of the honey ?

Did you use anything for yeast nutrients ? Because just honey, water and yeast would be a "show" mead, and the lack of nutrient can make for a very long, slow ferment. Whereas, with that mix, its only an orange, raisins and a few spices away from a JAO type batch.....
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Old 06-22-2012, 01:43 AM   #4
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no 150gms of honey its in 5 litre container and no
nutrient so far didnt know about it

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Old 06-22-2012, 02:40 AM   #5
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150 grams in a 5 liter batch is going to have a potential of 1.15% abv, or a OG of 1.008, are you sure it wasnt 1.50 kg?

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Old 06-23-2012, 03:33 AM   #6
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7g of yeast in 2 liters with an OG of 1.008 probably would have finished fermenting in about....really quick, if it was still going after 2 months there has to be more honey, even bread yeast I'd think could take this batch dry in no time

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