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Posted in thread: Another 'First Mead Attempt' Thread on 04-12-2011 at 06:17 PM
I'll go ahead and take a gravity reading tonight and see where I'm at. Thanks!
Posted in thread: Another 'First Mead Attempt' Thread on 04-12-2011 at 06:09 PM
Update on the mead:Alright, we've been fermenting for about 9 days. Fermentation was very
active, with about 1 bubble per second the entire time. After fermentation started I added more
energizer and ...
Posted in thread: Another 'First Mead Attempt' Thread on 04-04-2011 at 08:31 PM
Wow.So, I added Yeast Nutrient again as directed, and BAM, it was like Mentos in a Diet Coke
bottle. Literally erupted. It was a mess, but rather than risk contaminating I just popped the
Posted in thread: Another 'First Mead Attempt' Thread on 04-03-2011 at 03:44 PM
Aaand sometime in the last 3 hours it's started bubbling away! Less than 17 hours after the
yeast was pitched we already have really solid airlock activity. Should I be adding more
Posted in thread: Another 'First Mead Attempt' Thread on 04-03-2011 at 03:36 PM
Hello all!Made my first batch of mead yesterday and I'm incredibly stoked. I had a few
questions, but first, here's what I used:I based the recipe on Malkore's Not So Ancient Mead,
but I adjusted it a...
Posted in thread: Standard IPA Recipe Help on 06-27-2007 at 10:18 PM
Personally, I would add one more ounce of Cascade at 30 mins. I would also up the DME to at
least two lbs.Regardless, that recipe looks a lot more like an IPA now. The original recipe was
more like an...
Posted in thread: Standard IPA Recipe Help on 06-27-2007 at 09:49 PM
Great suggestions guys.I'll definately cut down the Crystal, I'm not looking for something
terribly sweet. I've got 2 cans of Light LME that I was going to use for this batch, but I've
also got a 3 lb...
Posted in thread: Standard IPA Recipe Help on 06-27-2007 at 08:47 PM
Hey guys,Want to make a standard IPA, here's the recipe I've got:6.6 pounds of LME1 lb of 60L
Crystal8 oz Victory 2 oz Northern Brewer hops (Bittering)1 oz Cascade Hops (Finishing)Any
Posted in thread: Some basic recipes on 06-20-2007 at 11:09 PM
Hey guys,Looking to branch out a bit from my standard APAs and Summer Blondes. I'm looking for
some basic, tasty IPA and Pilsner recipes. I've got a few recipe books but they tend to be
filled with sp...
Posted in thread: Re-using Yeast on 06-18-2007 at 07:25 PM
I highly recommend re-using the yeast immediately, I have not experimented with keeping it more
than 3 weeks or so.You should just think of the left over yeast as one hell of a great starter.
I have p...