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Posted in thread: A few questions on 12-14-2012 at 04:03 AM
I plan on heating the (cheap) honey up to about 100 to 110 add spice back. And or fruit. Store
and let simmer for an HR then cool then back sweeten my meadThat sounds like an awesome plan!
It sounds s...
Posted in thread: A few questions on 12-14-2012 at 03:09 AM
I was thinking or making a few batches of plain Mead and then back sweeten with multiple honeys
and spices. Do you think that would work?I sure do. I don't know how well the spices will take
but I say...
Posted in thread: A few questions on 12-14-2012 at 02:45 AM
Do you ever back sweeten or do you like dry meadsI don't enjoy dry meads myself though I do
make a few at request for customers. I have often back sweetened. Warm water and however much
honey I think ...
Posted in thread: Too offensive for holidays? on 12-14-2012 at 02:35 AM
I'll start by saying you know your crowd better than any of us will. Personally I would get a
laugh out of it, but I'm sure I'm not on the guest list. If it's going to be a bunch of friends
I'm sure t...
Posted in thread: A few questions on 12-14-2012 at 02:00 AM
As far as stirring goes I don't suggest that you do it vigorously if at all. I have never heard
of stirring it save for right when you make it. I have never stirred any of mine. If it is
putting off g...
Posted in thread: A few questions on 12-13-2012 at 08:20 AM
It could greatly be that your air gap is four or five gallons of air. The gas has a lot of room
to fill especially when opened. It looks fairly normal except usually you would see gas bubbles
Posted in thread: A few questions on 12-13-2012 at 07:43 AM
200 gal in 6months=400 per year.....slightly above the legal limit ;)If I did not have a
license yes it would be above the legal limit. But anywho I am happy to help you guys with
questions when ever ...
Posted in thread: A few questions on 12-13-2012 at 12:22 AM
Though I am new to this website I am not new to mead brewing. I started over seven years ago
and brew nearly 200 gallons every 6 months or so. It sounds to me like your yeasties will be
just fine. An ...