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    ABOUT ME

  • traditional archery,bass guitar
  • Jon McCumber
  • I love all music if its played with integrity
  • Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Mon Ami, The Lord of the Rings
  • Face Off
  • SCA
  • I wanted to try mead and I couldnt find any so I had to make my own.
  • Prickly pear mead
  • Orange blossom traditional
  • multi-berry melomel
  • traditional wildflower mead, trad orange blossom mead, blueberry vanilla mead, wild blossom mead raspberry melomel, cherry melomel, blackberry melomel,
  • Male
  • Married
  • Buffalo
  • New York

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  • Posted in thread: Did I Make A Mistake? on 04-14-2014 at 12:26 AM
    If you are concerned that the sg is too high you could just add more water till you hit a
    happier sg.

  • Posted in thread: This doesn't look right... on 03-19-2014 at 01:03 AM
    Sorry. Don't give up, but pay attension to the details.

  • Posted in thread: Mead Slurry? on 03-17-2014 at 10:47 AM
    If what l have been reading about yeast washing is true, yes . I would recomend making a
    starter though.

  • Posted in thread: Handling & weighing honey on 03-16-2014 at 12:42 AM
    I haven't found a good way yet either. I will be watching this thread closely, i hate licking
    honey off the the floor.:p

  • Posted in thread: Glass carboy... breaks... 5 gallons gone on 03-10-2014 at 01:00 AM
    I use both glass and plastic. Haven t had a problem yet. I had a moment of silence for your
    loss. :(

  • Posted in thread: Coffee Mead - Primary or secondary? on 03-10-2014 at 12:36 AM
    I will be trying this as soon as I free up acouple of carboys. Does the size of the grind
    matter for the flavor?

  • Posted in thread: Snowberry mead suggestions on 03-07-2014 at 01:56 AM
    D-47 would work nice, just need to keep it under 70 degrees during the ferment or it will
    create fusels. Slice the vanilla beans lengthwise and add in secondary. Good luck.

  • Posted in thread: Noobie Yeast Question! on 03-06-2014 at 02:13 AM
    Rehydrating takes about 15 minutes which can be done while you are mixing the rest of your
    ingredients. It really only takes 2 minutes, the rest of the time is just waiting for the yeast
    to do its thi...

  • Posted in thread: cantaloupe mead? on 02-25-2014 at 01:22 AM
    I had some cantaloupe yesterday and thought the flavor would be a great match for mead. I have
    a lot of mead sitting in secondary so I could spare a gallon or two for an experiment. Does
    anyone have a...

  • Posted in thread: Oaking meads on 02-17-2014 at 12:04 AM
    I have been using chips that I put inside a preforated tube that I just hang from the bung on
    the carboy. It is sooooo much easier than trying to load a bag or trying to remove one from a
    carboy.

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