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Old 07-29-2012, 03:16 AM   #321
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Lemonade wine...basically

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Old 07-29-2012, 03:45 AM   #322
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Blueberry honey mead.
I made this on Friday. Only thing I did differently was add nutrient.

http://craftychickscuppacoffee.blogs...-mead.html?m=1
I made this on the 13th.
My OG was 1.103.
I just tested it with my thief. it was 1.010.

I am a complete and total noob to this stuff and have been reading others talking about adding stuff to affect FG. Are my measurements ok or do I need to do anything?
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Old 07-29-2012, 06:38 PM   #323
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Bottled last night!!

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Old 07-29-2012, 09:17 PM   #324
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Lemonade wine...basically
Ooh sounds good, I'll have to try making some
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Old 07-30-2012, 08:45 AM   #325
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I made this on the 13th.
My OG was 1.103.
I just tested it with my thief. it was 1.010.

I am a complete and total noob to this stuff and have been reading others talking about adding stuff to affect FG. Are my measurements ok or do I need to do anything?
Looks about good to me. Looks like right around 12.23% plus any fruit sugars or anything from additives.
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Old 07-31-2012, 04:14 AM   #326
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Mead is Clearing nicely any. tips continue to bulk age or botttle age. My mead is about four months in

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Mead is Clearing nicely any. tips continue to bulk age or botttle age. My mead is about four months in
I'm no pro, but what I do is I rack it about every 30 days until there is no sign of any debris left in the bottom, then I add clarifying agent and finishing agent, wait a week and bottle it, takes patience but my mead always turns out crystal clear with no debris at all in the bottle
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Old 07-31-2012, 10:56 PM   #328
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I'm no pro, but what I do is I rack it about every 30 days until there is no sign of any debris left in the bottom, then I add clarifying agent and finishing agent, wait a week and bottle it, takes patience but my mead always turns out crystal clear with no debris at all in the bottle
But as for aging, I say once it's completely clear, bottle it ad sit it in a dark cool room on its side and let it age that way
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Old 07-31-2012, 11:36 PM   #329
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I thought bulk aging was the best way to go?

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Old 07-31-2012, 11:44 PM   #330
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Attaching a photo of my first batch of raspberry melomel. It was a one gallon trial and a raging success, ready to consume within 7 months from start. Have made 15 additional gallons since, tweaking each recipe each time, and love each one! It is one of my favorites next to my raspberry-cherry galengal mead.

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