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  • Posted in thread: mead noob question on 05-18-2014 at 08:11 PM
    Today it's 1.052. I just sprinkled on some EC-1118 without hydrating it. If it doesn't move
    anymore, I'm just going to dump this batch. This is ridiculous. I'm done with mead :(

  • Posted in thread: mead noob question on 04-21-2014 at 01:03 AM
    Did it drop an additional 10 points? Or just still 10 points lower from start? Whichever best
    of luck.10 additional points, and that took a lot of effort. I kept the heat at 80F for five
    days.Looks li...

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2014? on 04-20-2014 at 11:33 PM
    +5 alt12933.25

  • Posted in thread: mead noob question on 04-20-2014 at 11:32 PM
    1 week later, it dropped just 10 points. I went ahead and followed Arpolis' instructions for
    71b-1112 with the exception of making only a 2 1/2 cup starter instead of 3 cups (didn't have a
    big enough ...

  • Posted in thread: mead noob question on 04-14-2014 at 03:25 PM
    Sounds like a plan. Liquid yeasts just seem to have slow starts in my experiences unless you do
    a low gravity starter. So instead of putting the vile directly into primary you mix like a 1
    liter or mi...

  • Posted in thread: mead noob question on 04-14-2014 at 02:17 PM
    Thank you for the advice. I added a tablespoon of the energizer, aireated for about 15 minutes,
    then cranked up the heat to 80.I'll give Lalvin 71b-1112 a try if this doesn't get going.

  • Posted in thread: IIPA extract suggestions on 04-13-2014 at 09:54 PM
    Thanks stpug. Sorry I took so long to reply.I ended up doing this:0.75 crystal 40L0.75 crystal
    15L12 lbs LME2 oz magnum 601.5 cascade 201.5 cascade 151.5 cascade 101.5 cascade 5I also added
    1 lb, 7 oz...

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2014? on 04-13-2014 at 09:48 PM
    IPA - 5 gallonsIrish Red - 5 gallonsAmber - 5 gallonsImperial IPA - 5 gallonsAlt Bier - 5
    gallonsTripel - 5 gallonsMead - 5 gallons35 gallons so far11,887

  • Posted in thread: mead noob question on 04-13-2014 at 09:00 PM
    This is my first mead. I started it up 3 weeks ago and the OG was 1.090. Ingredients were 12
    pounds of orange blossom and 4 gallons of spring water. Room temperature was 75F. No boil.
    Added recommende...

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