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Posted in thread: HELP!!! Did I destroy my 1-year aged mead? on 08-29-2013 at 12:10 AM
Hi all,I'm just about to bottle my mead - it's been aging in the carboy for 1 year now. Here is
the general recipe I followed, with slight variations in berries, etc.. problem is, there is
Posted in thread: Raspberry Melamel (Bronze Medal winner at 2010 Great Arizona Homebrew Competition) on 08-16-2013 at 09:32 PM
Hi All!So, it's been about a year since starting this batch. I'm ready to bottle now, but
theres this strange white stuff along the top rim of the mead. It's kind of like little
granules... For the lo...
Posted in thread: Another EC-1118 thread...third batch, no bubbles! on 09-02-2012 at 07:55 PM
Thanks - will stirring it have the same effect? I'm not sure if disturbing the lees at the
bottom is a good thing or a bad thing. Will that help activate the yeast? A gentle swirl didnt
move too much ...
Posted in thread: Raspberry Melamel (Bronze Medal winner at 2010 Great Arizona Homebrew Competition) on 09-02-2012 at 07:03 PM
I ended up using EC-1118, just because I'm not able to keep the temp low enough. Except, I'm
not sure if i messed it up or not.. because it's day 2 and nothing seems to be happening.Here's
what I did ...
Posted in thread: Another EC-1118 thread...third batch, no bubbles! on 09-02-2012 at 06:05 PM
I started a batch of wild berry melomel last night with ec-1118 yeast, and this morning there
is a thin layer of foam on top, but no other action whatsoever. Should I mix it up, or just
leave it alone...
Posted in thread: Raspberry Melamel (Bronze Medal winner at 2010 Great Arizona Homebrew Competition) on 09-01-2012 at 06:26 AM
It's been over a year since the last post, but hopefully someone is still around to answer a
quick question!My apartment is often too hot for me to use the D47 yeast ... Normally between
Posted in thread: Fruit + Herb Blends on 08-31-2012 at 11:12 PM
Other meads i'm planning on making are: Cranberry Rosemary, and Strawberry Basil
Posted in thread: Fruit + Herb Blends on 08-31-2012 at 11:10 PM
Iím planning on making a few batches of fruit/herb blend meads, and have a few questions about
the process. Iím new to mead making, and Iím a bit confused about primary/secondary fermenters,
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 08-30-2012 at 06:04 AM
My local homebrew supply shop didn't have Montrechet yeast... so while I'm waiting for my lone
order to arrive, I'm experimenting with my 1 gallon jug of cider. I LOVE Apfelwein... and
though, could i...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 08-28-2012 at 05:05 PM
I have a question about the carbonating process (Sorry if it's already been answered... I
couldn't seem to find the info)When you say you add the extra sugar before bottling, like you
would when carbo...