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Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 11-21-2012 at 06:32 PM
Brobi how do you like those buckets I have the same ones and I'm starting to fall back in love
with brewing, much easier than 1 gal jugsThey are ok. I use them for primary and then move to
glass for s...
Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 11-19-2012 at 10:27 PM
Prickly Pear Mead using mesquite honey bottled yesterday.
Posted in thread: Prickly Pear Mead Questions on 11-19-2012 at 04:44 AM
Finally bottled the prickly pear mead. For my first batch ever, it turned out really well IMHO.
Thanks to everyone who gave advice on the problems I had at the beginning. Now I'm five batches
In and h...
Posted in thread: Help: Cherry Chocolate Melomel Recipe on 09-08-2012 at 04:13 AM
Well I started my Melomel today. I decided to follow a recipe found here on HomeBrewTalk: will
be my base. I changed a few things. I made the recipe for 4 gallons and and a 1 gallon top off
later on ...
Posted in thread: Prickly Pear Mead Questions on 09-08-2012 at 03:40 AM
So at first the smell coming from my prickly pear bucket was delicious. Now it is starting to
smell funny. This is my first batch so I'm not sure if it's just the fruit inside decomposing
or if I have...
Posted in thread: Pureed Fruit In Mead on 09-06-2012 at 02:45 PM
Well I pureed fruit in a one gallon and a five gallon. I used half a package of yeast in the
one and two packs in the five. Neither batch is fermenting rapidly. If anything they are
Posted in thread: Prickly Pear Mead Questions on 09-02-2012 at 05:15 PM
I'd also check the level of liquid IN the airlock. As I'm sure you're aware, the liquid level
can drop to a point where CO2 escapes through the airlock without having to bubble up through
Posted in thread: Prickly Pear Mead Questions on 09-02-2012 at 06:33 AM
Both of these were posted on the 28th, so I'm not seeing your problem. Yeast doesn't take off
in a few seconds - I've had batches take 2 or 3 days to really get going. To reduce this time,
Posted in thread: Prickly Pear Mead Questions on 08-29-2012 at 12:26 AM
I just checked my mead brewed last night and my airlock has zero activity. I know the temp was
good when I pitched and I used nutrient and energizer. I have another batch I brewed last night
with the ...
Posted in thread: Prickly Pear Mead Questions on 08-29-2012 at 12:22 AM
Home brewers outpost is where I bought my mesquite. They have 11.75 # bottles