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Posted in thread: Slow fermentation... KV1-1116 on 11-04-2012 at 12:34 AM
Thanks Arpolis!After doing some more research, I have found a couple suspects as well...- PH
may be off, which is slowing the yeast down- Too much sugar (this is news to me)... for high
sugar meads, m...
Posted in thread: Simple tutorial ?? on 11-04-2012 at 12:17 AM
Careful with how much blueberries you use, the rinds can turn a mead a bit sour.
Posted in thread: Slow fermentation... KV1-1116 on 11-03-2012 at 06:42 PM
Greetings folks,I was hoping to get some guru advice since this is the first I oddity that I
have encountered in my young mead making career...I started a batch of traditional style mead
with orange b...
Posted in thread: Clearing Containers on 09-11-2012 at 04:30 PM
For my money... I wouldn't.Ever notice how some of them almost taste like plastic? Glass only
for me...Beyond that, there is the question of the permiability of plastic. Long term aging in
plastic is ...
Posted in thread: orange blossom mead on 09-04-2012 at 01:53 AM
I've been working with nothing but orange blossom honey since I started my first batch in May
and it wasn't filtered much from my local purveyor of honey. It took 2 months for both my first
Posted in thread: First Meads on 08-25-2012 at 12:41 AM
I did the same thing with my first batch, I only did one nutrient addition (traditional style
with orange blossom).The flavor is still amazing (great honey) but the alcohol content is lower
than I had...
Posted in thread: Viking Blod - Recipe Assistance on 08-25-2012 at 12:24 AM
Subscribed!ditto!I'm curious; how did you steep the hibiscus flowers? Did you bring it to a
boil and then let them sit for 20-30 mins? I am about to embark on a hibiscus/cranberry
creation and I dont ...
Posted in thread: 60 year old honey; good for mead? on 08-25-2012 at 12:22 AM
This is what you call a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.The way I see it, You HAVE GOT TO MAKE
THIS MEAD!+1 .... interested as well - Subscribed :)
Posted in thread: Prickly Pear Mead Questions on 08-25-2012 at 12:16 AM
Would doing an additional fruit in the secondary be a good idea to impart more of the flavor of
the cactus since its so light on flavor?This is one I want to try too... maybe with a different
Posted in thread: Orange Blossom Honey: Good idea or bad idea? on 08-13-2012 at 10:46 PM
Orange blossom honey is wonderful. I have been a mazer for over a decade and have made several
batches of mead with it. It tastes wonderful in mead and it is really a shame to cover it up by
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