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Posted in thread: Prickly Pear Melomel on 12-17-2014 at 04:34 PM
It looks wonderful.
Posted in thread: Oak Chips - Question on 12-17-2014 at 04:27 PM
Thank you all for the replies.
Posted in thread: Oak Chips - Question on 12-16-2014 at 11:47 AM
When using oak chips, I understand, according to what I have read, that you boil them and then
let them soak for a bit. When adding to the mead, do you put in the "broth" as well as the
chips, or chip...
Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation on 12-12-2014 at 03:32 PM
I personally would rack it off into a secondary. It will continue to work.
Posted in thread: No activity on the airlock on 12-04-2014 at 11:45 AM
Unlike beer, mead will benefit from de-gasing by either stirring it gently or sloshing it
around in the fermenter. This removes excess carbon dioxide and makes the yeasties happy.
Posted in thread: Vintners Harvest Fruit Purée on 12-03-2014 at 04:14 PM
It could always be blended into another batch as well. Why waste it? :mug:
Posted in thread: How many gallons of Mead 2014 Edition! on 12-03-2014 at 02:13 PM
+5 Blueberry Pomme = 1603
Posted in thread: No activity on the airlock on 12-03-2014 at 01:09 PM
Have you agitated it to degas it at all?
Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 12-03-2014 at 12:14 PM
loveofrose, thank you so much for this thread. I have read this in it's entirety. Great
information. I am ordering the 1388 today as this is on my list to do. I have one mead in
progress right now and...
Posted in thread: Wildflower Traditional on 12-02-2014 at 07:38 PM
Well, it's looking really good at this point. What exactly does the toasted oak chips impart to
the mead? (Newby here, although I do have a batch going right now).