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Posted in thread: mead not bubbling on 11-20-2012 at 11:30 AM
Hey madgaz. My first batch ever was 1.1Kg of honey to 3 liters of water and it came out very
dry. I had to backsweeten it in the end. Also, the larger the batch, the longer it takes for it
to start "b...
Posted in thread: My new guetto setup on 11-17-2012 at 07:49 PM
I did not know Brouwland. Thanks a lot!I'm browsing through all their bottles/tanks/casks
category. This might solve my problem for bulk aging.EDIT: Thanks to your link, I've found a
distributor here ...
Posted in thread: My new guetto setup on 11-17-2012 at 10:05 AM
Thanks for the input, fatbloke.I actually just use the plastic for the fermentation process.
Once that's done, I let them age in 5 liter wine jugs I get from several people. I just never
found glass c...
Posted in thread: My new guetto setup on 11-16-2012 at 08:58 PM
My Xmas mead is a success! I've decided (on the 1st of November) to start preparing for next
Xmas. Larger quantity was the first requisite (I suppose every brewer finds this out.), my
batch got claime...
Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 11-14-2012 at 07:28 AM
This is a recipe I started back in early July to give out as Xmas presents.I called it "Nico's
Xmas Carol", it has some cinnamon, vanilla, orange and a couple of extra local herbs. Very
sweet as it sh...
Posted in thread: EPIC FAIL MEAD... smells like smoked ham on 11-06-2012 at 08:59 PM
And so it began the Bacon-Mead research thread...
Posted in thread: Newbie Backsweetening question on 10-29-2012 at 05:55 AM
Thank you for all your answers, I went ahead and Pasteurized my batch before backsweetening,
it's perfect right now, taste wise, no new fermentation.It's just resting until December. I've
had a couple...
Posted in thread: Newbie Backsweetening question on 10-22-2012 at 05:30 PM
Ok. Seems simple enough. I'll go with Pasteurizing. Is there a thread somewhere where I can
read on how to do it exactly? How much to heat it, how long, etc?EDIT: I've read somewhere of
some guy putti...
Posted in thread: Newbie Backsweetening question on 10-22-2012 at 04:15 PM
Hey guys,last week I posted this: about the yeast aftertaste, and the bottles have been in
the fridge ever since.The yeast taste is pretty much gone which is a good thing, but I'm left
with two very...
Posted in thread: Question about yeast "aftertaste" on 10-13-2012 at 12:13 AM
I did not try that. Had no idea really. Thanks! :) Will try it and report back.Cheers!