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Posted in thread: Malkore's (not so) Ancient Orange Mead on 04-24-2013 at 04:41 AM
Oh. Are you sure it read 1.109 and not 1.019 or 1.009?Based on your experience, your mead
should have fermented much more.
Posted in thread: Malkore's (not so) Ancient Orange Mead on 04-23-2013 at 06:28 PM
I started my first ever mead on 4/20. My first time brewing anything in fact. So now its three
days later and it is still bubbling but starting to slow. I added the yeast energizer and
Posted in thread: Malkore's (not so) Ancient Orange Mead on 04-23-2013 at 06:23 PM
To get on-topic, my 1 week old fermenting mead is still bubbling like crazy, even faster than
before, about 1 bubble per second. Temperatures around here have risen a bit, and now the mead
Posted in thread: Malkore's (not so) Ancient Orange Mead on 04-18-2013 at 03:39 PM
I would still argue that with safe sanitation practices, there should be no reason to lose so
much must from readings.During primary, I am taking readings twice a day. I like having the
multiple data ...
Posted in thread: Malkore's (not so) Ancient Orange Mead on 04-17-2013 at 04:32 PM
Quick question, when you take the gravity reading to you put the tested mead back into the
fermentor or throw it out?It depends on the cleanliness of your gravity reading container.I
always put my con...
Posted in thread: Black Lagoon Hydromel on 03-17-2013 at 05:17 AM
Last night it was a darker grey-green than it was today. The first few days flavor was nicely
balanced with the sweetness. Right now it is not as likable, but still pleasant.Here are my
Posted in thread: Black Lagoon Hydromel on 03-15-2013 at 08:11 PM
Last night the gravity reading was 1.050.This morning I checked on the mead, and found it
bubbling quite quickly. A nice furious bubbling.I checked the gravity: 1.039. Since I was not
going to be home...
Posted in thread: Black Lagoon Hydromel on 03-15-2013 at 01:07 AM
Last night, it started producing gaseous carbon dioxide. It was very very slow, so I was hoping
by this morning that fermentation would be in full swing (i.e. 1 airlock release/2
seconds).That was not...
Posted in thread: Black Lagoon Hydromel on 03-13-2013 at 03:41 AM
I started the batch today. I used 1.5 pounds of raw wild flower honey I bought at Costco.I
added GoFerm rehydration mix to the yeast to restart it before I added it to the must.I also
started a stagge...
Posted in thread: Black Lagoon Hydromel on 03-07-2013 at 05:10 PM
I am glad to hear the update! I found your recipe, and the ingredients and the name convinced
me completely. I have a friend from Spain, and since he has been in the USA he has missed
juniper berry me...