Last Activity:12-20-2013 5:53 PM
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Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 12-10-2013 at 03:07 AM
Any info on the coffee vanilla pyment? Sounds interesting!
Posted in thread: strawberry mead on 11-27-2013 at 04:07 AM
I think the 00:15 on your pack of yeast is probably to let it stand for fifteen minutes before
you stir into the must to give it a chance to rehydrate. I am sure everyone does this a little
Posted in thread: To stir or not to stir... on 11-26-2013 at 04:32 AM
Hmm.... Perhaps a bit risky if not a pro then, huh?
Posted in thread: Cherry / blackberry melomel on 11-24-2013 at 05:01 PM
Just completed primary fermentation, specific gravity dropped from 1.100 to 1.005 in a little
over four days! Racked into secondary carboy yesterday. Sorry in advance for the terrible
picture. It look...
Posted in thread: To stir or not to stir... on 11-24-2013 at 04:56 PM
I have been reading "home winemaking for dummies" recently (good book btw), and it says that
you can stir the settled lees up in the carboy for, a process called batonnage. The purpose of
this is to c...
Posted in thread: adding grape tannin to mead on 11-23-2013 at 01:11 AM
What about oak? It will add complexity without astringency.
Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation or Done? on 11-20-2013 at 04:53 AM
What kind of yeast did you use? Have you had a temp change? Any funky smells?
Posted in thread: Bees and honey on 11-20-2013 at 03:55 AM
Congrats on getting into beekeeping. I would say that you should check out if you have a local
beekeepers association to start. 2 hives is a good starting point because you can compare whats
going on ...
Posted in thread: How many Gallons of Mead in 2013 on 11-18-2013 at 09:54 PM
879 + 3 gallons of cherry blackberry melomel = 882 gallons
Posted in thread: Cherry / blackberry melomel on 11-17-2013 at 09:40 PM
Sounds delicious. Question: are you going to backsweeten? I did a sweet cherry melomel. It
tasted unbelievably amazing part way through, but in the end lost most of the cherry flavour. I
have done onl...