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Posted in thread: When to add juice? on 08-07-2013 at 02:24 PM
I am planning on making a 1 gallon Margarita mead and want to know if it makes any difference
if I just make a basic mead & add my juices/flavorings at secondary or can I add them on brew
day? Here's ...
Posted in thread: Racked mead now there is a lot head space on 06-07-2013 at 03:07 PM
I added juice & honey to top off. Now have my fingers crossed
Posted in thread: Racked mead now there is a lot head space on 06-05-2013 at 03:01 PM
I've racked 2 meads in the last couple of weeks for the second time each and now have a lot of
air space in my carboy. Is this ok? I would think oxygen is not my friend here.
Posted in thread: What can I do with Mesquite Honey on 05-24-2013 at 12:38 PM
Brewed the 2 meads on 5/6. I racked off one of my batches on 5/15, added 2 lbs of pureed mixed
berries and 1 oz of ginger. Hydrometer reading was 1.004. Within a week there was a significant
Posted in thread: What can I do with Mesquite Honey on 05-13-2013 at 05:24 PM
Just to pick nits ... a mead with yeast energizer is not a show mead - that would be a
traditional mead. The mead police are very picky sometimes. :cross:Definitely taste it diluted
as centworthy sugg...
Posted in thread: What can I do with Mesquite Honey on 05-13-2013 at 12:22 PM
Thanks for all the suggestions. I decided that I'll add 1/2 oz. oak chips and one dried
chipotle and test it after one week, then add more based on the taste. I have some Jack Daniels
oak chips for my...
Posted in thread: South Florida Brewers Unite! on 05-10-2013 at 05:58 PM
Just found this thread. I'm a former HBer. Used to live in IL where I could pitch yeast almost
anytime in my basement. Kinda tough in SoFL. My neighbor started brewing about a year ago, got
me to want...
Posted in thread: What can I do with Mesquite Honey on 05-09-2013 at 12:46 PM
Coffee beans and oak chips sounds very interesting. How much of each would I need in a one
gallon batch and how would I prepare them to be added to the must?
Posted in thread: What can I do with Mesquite Honey on 05-07-2013 at 09:04 PM
Hi, new to the forum.I used to make mead many moons ago. I was in Trader Joes and saw Mesquite
and decided right then I had to try it in a mead. Then I realized I wasn't sure what to do. I