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Posted in thread: Wines for Christmas 09 on 01-14-2009 at 02:04 AM
Last falls batches should be ready for Christmas '09:8/26/08 mulitberry melomel, OG
1.13010/5/08 Cayuga White, 1.09010/7/08 mead, 1.12710/?/08 vanilla cinnamon methoglyn,
Posted in thread: D-47 question on 11-06-2008 at 04:15 AM
16% WOW....Cause of the staggered additions? Gotta be it!I've been using HT's SNA for a while
now and can attest to it's validity. Have one going over 17% with D-47 kept around 62-64d F.I'm
Posted in thread: First proper mead, and I'm pretty sure it got infected. on 10-23-2008 at 04:46 AM
Hightest!?! :eek:Here?!? :confused:lucky HBT...
Posted in thread: New mead makers need advice on 01-15-2008 at 02:33 AM
Could someone suggest a recipe that would be ready in a month or so maximum that has been tried
and true Joe's Ancient Orange has about the fastest turn around time of any mead I've seen.
Posted in thread: The Great Mead Experiment on 01-14-2008 at 04:28 AM
Any thoughts? Yes, a few.If you have never made mead before why so many varieties and so much
oak? Seems like a lot of trouble to go through for someone with no experience and a sure way to
Posted in thread: 1st Mead, some Questions. on 12-16-2007 at 02:20 PM
While I can not comment on the use of the BrewBelt, I can offer you some other things to
consider.Skip the acid blend. You can lower the pH too much and slow or inhibit fermentation.
If you think you ...
Posted in thread: The obligatory newby question - AG on 12-12-2007 at 03:32 AM
I would really like to know how other people sparge.... and all the pictures I can get are
greatly appreciated.:) Hey Bob, put away one of those kegs, get a cooler and check out this
Posted in thread: Leaving it on the lees on 12-12-2007 at 03:12 AM
Hey ALPS, I have a question. Why should I degas before adding the energizer? Perhaps I'm wrong,
but I was under the impression that I would degas before bottling to remove the extra CO2 and
Posted in thread: Leaving it on the lees on 12-12-2007 at 01:39 AM
Just remember, before you add any nutrients to a fermenting mead first dissolve it in some
boiled and cooled water and make sure you degas the mead before pouring it in!How are you guys
Posted in thread: Clarity on 12-10-2007 at 03:17 AM
The mead Im considering doing this to is still in the primary, but only because I dont have
honey for another batch yet, the gravity has been the same for close to 2 weeks now, and I wont
have honey u...