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Posted in thread: Stuck at 1.020 FG on 07-27-2014 at 10:55 PM
+1 Listen to the yeast. No need for secondary in most cases, and definitely not before your
gravity looks in line with what you're aiming at.RDWHAHB. It's always the answer :)
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Posted in thread: Fist Mead / Vigorous Fermentation on 05-21-2013 at 03:29 AM
Well ya fat bloke, I continue following your advice, and I can't say I'm disappointed. I've
mastered the technique of using my "electric whisk". Definitely works better, as you
know.Another question I...
Posted in thread: Fist Mead / Vigorous Fermentation on 05-16-2013 at 04:46 PM
Which is the whole point. The whisking/stirring/shaking is to add some air/O2 for yeast
development. It has the side effect of de-gassing the dissolved CO2, which is necessary to
prevent mead eruption...
Posted in thread: Fist Mead / Vigorous Fermentation on 05-14-2013 at 01:58 AM
Update on my mead and my last nute addition. It was a much better experience this time around.
I've been aerating daily with a balloon whisk, and it's working great. I tried the immersion
Posted in thread: Five different melomels - *Picture* on 05-08-2013 at 11:21 PM
If you had all the fruit in a fine mesh bag or something longer would probably be fine, but I
would probably take out at a week if you're happy with the color/flavor the fruit imparted by
then. As wit...
Posted in thread: Savory mead on 05-08-2013 at 02:26 AM
Chiming in on juniper flavor fermented beverages: They come out tasting very similar to a
"ginger" flavor. More tree-sap-like and herbal, but it's got that crispness to it. Not what I
would consider s...
Posted in thread: Five different melomels - *Picture* on 05-08-2013 at 02:19 AM
That color is great! I think it will probably come out great. What yeast did you use?