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Posted in thread: Peach Mead (Melomel) Question on 02-04-2016 at 04:03 AM
Started this mead back on Jan 12. OG 1.125. Used Red Star Montrachet yeast. The house temp has
varied from high 50s to 69 F. I took a gravity reading tonight (2/3/16) and it is now 1.004. Is
it safe t...
Posted in thread: Possibly Stuck on 02-01-2016 at 02:07 PM
Update: not stuck. I came home from work this morning and my airlock was bubbling at a constant
rate, not super quickly but slow and steady, after several days of inactivity. I know that
bubbles do no...
Posted in thread: Possibly Stuck on 01-30-2016 at 07:52 AM
I just wondered if that would even be a solution that made sense. I'll get a gravity reading
and report back later.
Posted in thread: Possibly Stuck on 01-29-2016 at 02:27 PM
Alright, so I just got off work and am about to go to sleep but I had a question. I suspect my
5 gallon peach mead may be stuck. I haven't taken a gravity reading yet. I was wondering if
throwing in s...
Posted in thread: Peach Mead (Melomel) Question on 01-14-2016 at 10:20 PM
I put together this potential recipe Medsen came up with. My LHBS didn't have D47 so I used Red
Star Montrachet yeast instead. I sanitized everything with Star San and followed the directions
Posted in thread: Cold Break Brewing Microbrew Series Giveaway - Open to All! on 06-25-2015 at 02:18 PM
Boom. In. Brew me up a winner.
Posted in thread: Best way to aerate Wort? on 10-20-2013 at 03:58 PM
With proper sanitation, could I use an electric mixer to aerate my wort? Or would that do
something wonky to the proteins and sugars and whatnot?
Posted in thread: a terrible mistake? on 02-17-2013 at 09:27 PM
Well, ladies and gents, it appears that I might have brewed my first dud batch. I started a
blackberry mead and I racked it onto the blackberries today. I put four large berries into
primary with rais...
Posted in thread: Racking on 01-21-2013 at 04:07 PM
So it appears to be time for me to rack my intended blackberry mead onto the berries. I have a
bag of frozen blackberries. How long do I let them sit together in secondary? Is there anything
I need to...
Posted in thread: Earl T. Mead on 01-10-2013 at 07:37 PM
I've been making mead for about a year now. I have carboys and airlocks, it just seemed dumb to
me to order yeast on amazon and pay shipping that is like 3x what the yeast itself cost. There