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Posted in thread: Need 1st mead recipe. Must be Sweet! on 12-20-2007 at 02:40 AM
I used 15# of clover honey in 5 gallons of water, with white labs sweet mead yeast. bottled
with corn sugar, and is now 2 months old. it is 11.68% ABV, nice and light but not too dry, and
Posted in thread: No activity after 48 hours on 12-20-2007 at 02:20 AM
If you are using a store bought Apple cider to start this, check your label. If the cider
contained any potassium sorbate your yeast is dead, and the batch is shot.
Posted in thread: My 1st Mead w/ questions on 12-10-2007 at 06:32 PM
I did 15 lbs of honey to 5 gallons of water which gave me an OG of 1.101 it finished at 1.012
and that was using White labs sweet mead yeast.
Posted in thread: Cider wont start fermenting on 12-09-2007 at 05:30 PM
Actually, now that I re-racked it has started pushing...I'm just so used to beer or mead, which
I have found is usually a much more busy fermentation. It seems to be moving along now though.
Posted in thread: Cider wont start fermenting on 12-09-2007 at 04:45 PM
If I could get a little advice...I have a gallon that I put up to ferment 4 days ago. Nothing.
My og is 1.062 I used a red star champagne yeast. it was well aerated.
Posted in thread: Greetings From Oregon on 12-04-2007 at 11:44 PM
My name is Bryan, I'm from southern Oregon. I brew ales, and Mead, plan on getting into
lagering at some point.