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  • Just getting into homebrewing. I love mead and since it's a bit difficult to find in the stores I decided to make my own.
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  • I decided since I love mead so much, why not make my own as of November 2012. Got the first must going and it's bubbling away!
  • I started with a plain mead using Tupelo honey. My next batch will include dark berries.
  • Tupelo must
  • Nothing yet
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  • Not kegging. Yet. Maybe if I find that making beer is easier than I think.
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  • Posted in thread: Newbie Alert! on 12-11-2012 at 04:01 PM
    Hello!Ah, another noob error. It doesn't matter that it had got to 1.008 it most likely still
    had some fermenting to do. Hitting it with sulphite like that just stuns the yeast. It would
    have been bet...

  • Posted in thread: Newbie Alert! on 12-11-2012 at 03:53 PM
    Is the new batch just the heated honey and water? If so then it can take 24 - 48 hours before
    there is any real activity. Honey has very little nutrients so it makes it hard for yeast to
    start some ti...

  • Posted in thread: Newbie Alert! on 12-10-2012 at 08:30 PM
    Last night I took a hydrometer reading and found I'm at 1.008sg (2 Brix). I'm not sure where I
    started because as a noob, I completely brain farted about taking my first reading prior to
    pitching. I a...

  • Posted in thread: Newbie Alert! on 11-26-2012 at 04:20 AM
    Thanks for the tip! I'll take care to do just that.

  • Posted in thread: Newbie Alert! on 11-25-2012 at 09:46 PM
    I just wanted to take the time to say hello to everyone in this community. I've always loved
    mead, and finally decided to look into making my own. After watching a few Youtube videos, and
    reading a fe...