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Posted in thread: mead noob question on 05-18-2014 at 09:11 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 02:03 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
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2014? on 04-21-2014 at 12:33 AM
Posted in thread: mead noob question on 04-21-2014 at 12:32 AM
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 04:25 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 03:17 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.
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Posted in thread: IIPA extract suggestions on 04-13-2014 at 10:54 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 10:48 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 10:00 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.