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Posted in thread: When to add hops? on 02-27-2012 at 05:20 AM
update: racked to tertiary today, two notes: 1: Perle hops imparts all of the bitter and very
little of the aroma that is shows as a dry hop. will not be using it again, tastes like a
brittish ale, no...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping mead on 02-03-2012 at 03:20 PM
I've got two hopped batches going right now, i dry hopped in secondary with 2 oz of cascade.
watch out for inflating hops if you still have fermentation active. the CO2 gets caught in the
hops that ri...
Posted in thread: Help! I Think I Ruin Mead's Only Chance on 11-09-2011 at 07:45 AM
b nektar out of michigan makes a ton of great stuff that you can order from their website
Posted in thread: When to add hops? on 10-19-2011 at 07:41 AM
I'm wondering if anybody has any experience with adding hops to mead? I've got a 5 gallon batch
of wildflower going that i would like to add cascade hops too but i'm looking for input on how
Posted in thread: fermentation won't start. too low pH? on 10-15-2011 at 08:09 AM
yeah, this is the second time i've had this happen with the sage wildflower honey, it's pretty
acidic to begin with (3.5) vs buckwheat that starts around 5.5, so when the pH drops during
Posted in thread: fermentation won't start. too low pH? on 10-14-2011 at 04:08 PM
so just to update, fermentation took two days to start, was in target for one day and then
stalled out completely with a pH of less than 2.5, added 4 grams of potassium carbonate and
brought the pH ba...
Posted in thread: fermentation won't start. too low pH? on 10-10-2011 at 01:55 PM
so i just threw together a few batches of hydromels and one of them, a sage wildflower, just
won't seem to kick into gear. i tested the pH and it measures 3.5 vs. my other batches that are
all around ...
Posted in thread: Hydrometer calculation on 09-28-2011 at 04:44 PM
if you have an iphone there's also an alcohol calculator app
Posted in thread: Maple on 09-03-2011 at 07:35 PM
i have 5 gallons of aceryglyn bulk aging right now that at last tasting was on the verge of
greatness, but was still too yeasty to really know the final outcome. when i was doing my
calculations i fou...
Posted in thread: dry hopped mead? on 06-24-2011 at 04:52 AM
there's a brewery outside of detroit called Kuhnnhen brewery that does a ton of different meads
and my favorites of theirs are their "hopnoxious" meads where they dry hop their wildflower
mead with ho...