Last Activity:10-08-2011 8:27 PM
Posted in thread: Prickly pear on 06-23-2011 at 11:40 PM
They can be found at one of my supermarkets right now!Speaking of, I put a bottle in the fridge
last night! A bud is dropping by and we are going to taste four different meads that be have
Posted in thread: Yeast cake is now at the top? on 06-09-2011 at 07:11 PM
this will sometimes happen in the first couple days of fermentation. it will usually settle
out in a couple days or a week or so. Nothing to worry about in fact it is generally a good
sign.To try to ...
Posted in thread: Yeast cake is now at the top? on 06-09-2011 at 03:14 AM
All I found in a search was related to beer so I will ask here?I have a black berries mead that
I started back in January. Kind of a test in a way and I have added fruit and honey at
different times i...
Posted in thread: 5 gallon honey bucket on 05-09-2011 at 01:21 AM
The bucket is fine, provided your honey source isn't a cheap POS and reused a random
bucket.Drill a hole a smidge smaller than the size of your airlock and shove it in the hole.
When you are done, pul...
Posted in thread: Just finished making my first mead! (: on 03-05-2011 at 01:55 AM
Woot Woot!:ban:Congrats! You will have to tell us how it turned out!I had a buddy that made a
ginger mead and thats how I got hooked!Now I have a traditional and a prickly pear bottled with
Posted in thread: Prickly Pears?? on 02-25-2011 at 06:35 PM
I guess you can get the prickly pears at different times! When I made my 5 gal batch last year
I picked them up at the local food store and it was early spring! Just bottled it all up a few
Posted in thread: Blackberry Mead on 01-16-2011 at 02:59 AM
What are the thoughts out there, as far as a 5 gal. batch, as to how much honey should be used?
I was thinking of making a sweet mead 12-14% with about 15 lbs of frozen blackberrys. I just
dont want i...
Posted in thread: Sampled a bottle of store bought mead. on 12-04-2010 at 04:41 PM
I was visiting a friend the other day, he was the one that got me into making mead. He made a
batch of ginger mead that was amazing!:mug: After that I knew I had to have more of it! :tank:
Anyway, he ...
Posted in thread: What should I do now? on 12-04-2010 at 01:13 AM
Update...... Had a little nip this evening. Still bulk aging in the carboys and its starting to
really mellow out! I think in six months to a year this stuff is going to be great!:ban:
Posted in thread: Cider may be starting back up? on 10-17-2010 at 10:24 PM
I have a question on my five gallons of cider. Started it about a month ago and all went well.
Started at 1.06 with 1968 wyeast. Finished, or I stopped fermentation at 1.0 Racked it into a
carboy and ...