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Posted in thread: Adding honey to primary on 02-27-2013 at 09:12 PM
Update to all of you:7oz of honey fave me a SG increase of .022. It looks like the theory and
the practical are pretty much identical with this one. :)Thanks again :) I'll keep the updates
Posted in thread: Adding honey to primary on 02-26-2013 at 06:23 AM
Wow, thanks again to you both. I think I will stick with the amount recommended by ACBrewer
(when I've done the sums the PPG for a UK gallon seem about right and rationing that against my
Posted in thread: Adding honey to primary on 02-25-2013 at 08:16 PM
Hi ACBrewer. That's exactly the info I needed, thanks :).The honey wasn't particularly thin
that I noticed but I'm not exactly 'the trained eye' ha ha. I only started on Friday so I think
I'll give it...
Posted in thread: Adding honey to primary on 02-25-2013 at 06:54 PM
Thank you both for the quick responses, my recipe is:For 1 gallon3.5lb wild forest honey6oz
gingerZest of 1 orange 25 raisinsTronozymol Lalvin k1v1116The initial gravity was 1.100 and
after looking th...
Posted in thread: Adding honey to primary on 02-25-2013 at 05:56 PM
Hi everyone, I've got a batch brewing at the minute and I'm looking to boost the gravity with
some extra honey. Does anyone have any suggestions on how I can do this without upsetting the
yeast. I was...
Posted in thread: 2nd mead - wanting to try ginger on 02-25-2013 at 06:12 AM
Thanks for the post gayleygoo. I think I know where I'll be going next time I'm staring a batch
off. The prices seem much more reasonable than the supermarket ones and it looks like a better
Posted in thread: 2nd mead - wanting to try ginger on 02-24-2013 at 06:17 PM
I have been reading around and it seems one of the best options when trying to calculate the
'new OG' to use trying to work out the final gravity would be to add the additional gravity to
the 'OG' at ...
Posted in thread: 2nd mead - wanting to try ginger on 02-24-2013 at 12:20 PM
Thanks very much. So that could be used for sweetness and alcohol levels? If so, how would I
then measure this? I only know of the basic calculation to work out ABV.
Posted in thread: 2nd mead - wanting to try ginger on 02-24-2013 at 08:56 AM
Yes, it has me intrigued as well ha ha. Thanks for the advice, that sounds good to me. The next
question is probably quite a simple on (I justify this with inexperience again :)) but by doing
Posted in thread: 2nd mead - wanting to try ginger on 02-23-2013 at 10:57 PM
Nice and bubbly now. Airlock going every 30-40 seconds and a clearly visible foam. I'm very
pleased with how it's gone so far so now to look ahead. I am looking to move to a secondary
eventually but I...