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Posted in thread: What are your mead plans for 2013? on 01-09-2013 at 11:06 PM
I have traditional going now with a little lemon in it, plan on trying to get my buddies in a
big batch like 20 gallons or so, but don't know what kind yet. Definitely more cysers, and I
have to do an...
Posted in thread: What kind of mead is that!?! Awesome/Terrifying? on 01-04-2013 at 07:42 PM
I'm way too late to this discussion for my suggestion to make a difference now, but if you try
this again in the future you should add ginger to it. Sounds wierd but carrot ginger soup is
one of the g...
Posted in thread: First Timer With Mead Questions. on 12-30-2012 at 03:40 AM
If you modify joes ancient orange mead to have strawberries in you should do okay. I'd use a
different yeast and remember to chunk the strawberries not purée them. Keep at least some
orange in it, tak...
Posted in thread: Really Really Traditional Mead on 12-28-2012 at 03:07 AM
Just made a mead tonight that's only ingredients are honey yeast water one pomegranate and a
cup of fresh brewed green tea. The Pom and tea are for nutrients mostly. Not an hour after
pitching she was...
Posted in thread: HELP* My first meadory on 12-24-2012 at 08:29 PM
It's been my experience ( admittedly not a lot) that simpler recipes age faster, joes ancient
orange for example. The more flavors you add the more you need to age to develop those complex
flavors. I ...
Posted in thread: bottle or bulk age? on 12-24-2012 at 08:20 PM
Not all fining agents contain gelitin or egg shell, some are made of some kind of dirt,
negative charge positive charge 2 part systems made to pull floating stuff down. My lhbs
carries several differe...
Posted in thread: opinions please... on 12-13-2012 at 03:59 AM
Wait until ghe bubbling really slows down, like alot. Unless your sitting on a lot of lees,
like an inch( I never used bread yeast so I'm kinda accounting for the fluffy). You really only
rack to get ...
Posted in thread: Mead slow/no start on 12-13-2012 at 03:52 AM
Several days at room temp shouldn't be a problem, honey kills Most everything it touches, hence
it not fermenting right now. The 1116 is top notch yeast for meads though, if it don't start
Posted in thread: Mediciny mead on 12-13-2012 at 03:43 AM
Try using the same recipe in a small batch with bottled water, or buy some water additives and
try them in small batches. The additives may be a longer process but in the long run you'll be
able to ma...
Posted in thread: Two tone mead on 12-13-2012 at 03:38 AM
Thank you guys for all the input, I'll rack in a couple days again into a few 1 gal carboys so
I quit worrying. I just wish I could figure out why the color change. Maybe it is just
separating. Thx ag...