Originally Posted by Crumb
I'm still very much a newb to mead making and learning as I go, and pretty much everything I read on braggots said I could basically combine the two, so that's what I did.
water, honey, malt extract, and yeast... left out hops by choice, and didn't take any gravity readings just for kicks because whatever it was going to be, so be it type of attitude.
Ok, well the chances are, that it's still fermenting then.
The only nutrient will have been from the malt extract, as honey is well known as being devoid of nutrients etc, whereas a beer mash would have it from the grain/extract etc.
I can't say about how easy it might be to move from this stage into a more "beer-like" method, as I don't make beers.
Yet it's worth getting a hydrometer if you don't already have one, to see where the fermentation is at. If you're gonna try to carbonate it some, you'd need some yeast fermentation ability left, so that any priming sugars added can be fermented to produce the desired carbonation.....