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Posted in thread: mead noob question on 02-03-2015 at 04:18 PM
So I just ignored it and let it sit in the primary... checked the gravity the other day. It's
at 1.000. So something finally did the trick. Any risk keeping it on the yeast or do I need to
rack this o...
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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
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2014? on 04-20-2014 at 11:33 PM
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.
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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...