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Posted in thread: Drawbacks of using quickly frozen fruit for melomels on 04-29-2014 at 02:11 AM
Add sanitized frozen fruit to secondary or only washed fruit straight from the store?I freeze
the fruit in a bag for a day or so, let it thaw, then dump it in.
Posted in thread: Cyser help on 02-27-2014 at 01:30 PM
If its still fermenting, you don't want the yeast to clear up.Have you taken any gravity
Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 11-27-2013 at 03:52 AM
Oaked traditional that I bottled today. Made with equal parts sage and wildflower honeys and
aged on Hungarian oak. My favorite so far.Nice chalice.
Posted in thread: Tea and tannins on 11-26-2013 at 04:18 AM
I think many mead makers are using tea rather than wine tannins.Also, I think most are cold
steeping rather than heating the water.
Posted in thread: cider got grey/blue? on 11-26-2013 at 04:12 AM
Pics of this futuristic blue space cider?
Posted in thread: How bad is Bread Yeast? on 11-24-2013 at 02:45 AM
(bread yeast can be a f****r as it often has a very loose and fluffy lees that comes back into
suspension very easily)This is why I dislike bread yeast. All I have to do is look at my
fermenter and br...
Posted in thread: Whats a good yeast? on 11-22-2013 at 01:52 AM
For sweeter ciders people seem to enjoy Notty or S-04.If you like dry, go with a nice wine
Posted in thread: Yeast color. on 11-22-2013 at 01:46 AM
So I cultured some bells yeast from Oberon and TH. I had 9 bottles and made a starter with it.
500ml at 1.025. Then 1L at 1.037. I used a stirplate but didn't see much happening. I didn't
Posted in thread: Faster finishing cider on 11-20-2013 at 04:11 AM
I think edwort's apfelwein is missing some of the natural 'nutrients' that come with beer wort.
I use yeast nutrient and found that it tastes better faster. But to be honest, I like to let my
Posted in thread: How many gallons of Brandon O's Graff have been made? on 11-20-2013 at 04:02 AM
2936.5 - It was...my first.