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Posted in thread: How many gallons of EdWort's Apfelwein have been made? on 12-19-2011 at 05:44 PM
6 Gallons last night21668.5 + 6 = 21674.5
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 11-22-2011 at 08:59 PM
I've read to wait until the oranges drop or at least 2 months. I've only done one batch,
started it in september and bottled it early this month a week or so after the oranges dropped.
One week in bot...
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 11-22-2011 at 08:20 PM
Just trying to see if my mead has 'cleared' out enough. I started the brew Oct 10th and this is
what I'm staring at. itching to bottle this (and try it!). Is it ready or should I wait?
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 11-15-2011 at 03:06 PM
I have a question... If I bottle the mead and then open one, will it eventually spoil like wine
or will it be fine over the course of bottle conditioning it?
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 10-19-2011 at 04:07 PM
Awesome! Did you just use the original recipe? Or did you modify it to make it your own?I used
the original recipe, pretty close to verbatim. It's my first go, so I wasn't really sure what
to tweak or...
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 10-18-2011 at 08:15 PM
Nope, no need to triple the yeast. 5g or one packet is good enough for 5 gallons. If you triple
the yeast it will make tit ferment faster, but we are talking almost minutes or seconds off the
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 10-17-2011 at 07:17 PM
Just pinging this. I threw all of the items in a 3 gallon carboy, trippling the volume of
everything except for the yeast. Should I have tripled the yeast also?
Posted in thread: dry hopping in primary?? on 02-07-2011 at 04:52 PM
It's generally good to have some sort of filter element on the end of your siphon anyways, but
the pellets should stay in the bottom with the trub.