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Posted in thread: First Mead.... on 07-07-2011 at 12:22 AM
Thankfully, once the fruit dropped out, I racked to another carboy to buy myself some time to
bottle. Again, Ive been lazy. Ill check for a bad odor and go from there. Thanks.
Posted in thread: First Mead.... on 07-06-2011 at 01:22 AM
Ut-oh...my laziness has caused my mead to remain in a carboy to this day. I took a look at it
over the weekend and noticed apprx 20 white spots on the surface. There appears to be a solid
center with ...
Posted in thread: First Mead.... on 12-19-2010 at 12:12 AM
Update and more questions....Been in the secondary for about 1.5 months now. The fruit I added
hasnt dropped out yet..should it have? Also - how long should it sit in secondary? Lastly - not
sure if I...
Posted in thread: First Mead.... on 10-24-2010 at 01:46 PM
Still bubbling and still in the primary. I took a reading which listed as .1022, although it
was clear that the CO2 bubbles may be skewing the reading again.So...How much longer in the
Primary? Also, ...
Posted in thread: First Mead.... on 10-06-2010 at 01:12 AM
Ah, I feel like an idiot - that makes perfect sense. The sample was bubbling quite a bit. The
good news is, the airlock continues to bubble so the yeast is doing its job. How long should it
be in seco...
Posted in thread: First Mead.... on 10-03-2010 at 05:26 PM
Kept it VERY simple - 11 lbs of honey, liquid yeast(sweet) with nutrient, & 5.5 gallons of
water. Decided not to boil as every article I read seemed to advocate for a different method.
The initial OG ...
Posted in thread: Founders Oatmeal Chocolate/coffee stout.. on 06-19-2009 at 02:47 PM
Did you do a partial boil and perhaps it didn't dilute well?Yes, it was a partial boil. I
followed the extract with grains recipe in BYO to the T, BUT my local homebrew store did
convince me to substi...
Posted in thread: Founders Oatmeal Chocolate/coffee stout.. on 06-18-2009 at 09:20 PM
I brewed off the recipe in BYO last weekend with extract. Only got the OG to 1.060, but that
will have to do. Any thoughts on what i might have done wrong?