O.K. so here's where I'm at...
"Blackberry/ Blueberry Mead
10 lbs SueBee: Premium Clover Honey
12 oz. Driscols Blackberries
1 Handful frozen blackberries
4.2 gallons purified water
2 pinches Fermaid- K
Champagne yeast (dry)
Soak honey containers in warm water to decrease viscosity. Heat 2 gallons water to 110 F. Remove from heat and add all honey, stirring continuously. Once all honey is dissolved, add 12 oz. Blackberries, put back on heat source and continue to gradually heat to 180 F over the course of 15 minutes. Remove white foam that builds up on surface about 3 times during the course of the boil. Remove from heat and cool immediately. Add 1 handful frozen blueberries to carboy. Once the must reaches 85 F transfer to carboy (including blackberries). Add the 2.2 remaining gallons of water to carboy, pitch yeast, and aerate by shaking for 3 minutes.
Ferment at 70F in a dark place. After 7 days, rack to secondary off of berries. Continue to ferment at 70 F for
So right now Im at exactly one month into the fermentation and still have my mead in the secondary with a nice cake on the bottom. My question is.... What the hell do I do from here????