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Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 03-15-2009 at 08:35 PM
Based upon your reference to "hot", I would say it has an overly alcohol smell, like isopropyl
(not that strong though). Almost acidic.
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 03-15-2009 at 05:43 PM
After almost two months to the day, my fermentation stopped, so I moved to a new bottle to
clarify and in the process tasted a sample. Although I can taste the alcohol, honey and the
oranges, it has a...
Posted in thread: Hard Lemonade on 03-01-2009 at 12:46 AM
Just as an FYI, I used a D47 and I did nothing special on the starter besides 30 minutes in
warm water. It took about a week before bubbles showed up, and the fermentation over the last 4
weeks has be...
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 01-11-2009 at 04:53 PM
Thanks for the clarification. I had mixed up a five gallon batch and after three days it seemed
like a stalled fermentation so I had to break one of the rules and give it a good sloshing
around. Now I...
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 01-11-2009 at 01:58 PM
So even a 5 gallon batch is left in the primary fermenter for the full two months?