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Posted in thread: How many gallons of Mead 2014 Edition! on 02-02-2014 at 03:30 AM
Started a 3 gal batch of hydromel, gonna split it into 3 1gal batches for flavoring. Total:
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Posted in thread: Oak Experiment on 01-31-2014 at 05:11 PM
Thanks a lot for the info. I have a 3 gal batch of cuties orange mead so I plan on bottling a
gallon as is, oaking a gallon and oaking the last half gallon with a different toast. As of now
I am leani...
Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation question on 01-28-2014 at 06:47 PM
My problem was, I racked my mead too early and it caused fermentation to stop early. I tried
adding boiled yeast and also tested the ph and it was good. Will D47 be a strong enough yeast
to repitch, o...
Posted in thread: Oats in mead on 01-24-2014 at 05:59 PM
I plan on making a hydromel today or within a few days and would be very interested to hear
more about using oats to add body. Does it change the flavor profile much, about how much
should be added, a...
Posted in thread: Low abv mead? on 08-09-2013 at 04:50 PM
Well, even using 71b, I am using 1.5lbs of honey so I assume the fermentation would finish
fairly quickly, 3 or 4 weeks should be enough. I should only need to rack twice, once on the
fruit and once o...
Posted in thread: Low abv mead? on 08-08-2013 at 02:48 AM
I am wanting to create a low abv mead, probably a melomel, that my wife will like. Below is the
plan I am thinking about, will it be really watery or can anyone think of any major issues with
Posted in thread: Fresh Young mead-head :P on 07-23-2013 at 02:50 PM
ErinRae said you have local brew stores, I suggest taking a look there first as shipping glass
can be expensive. You should be able to pick up a couple 1gal glass jugs for fairly cheap.
Posted in thread: Finding a Local Honey Source on 07-20-2013 at 04:33 PM
Yea, I found a local resource by using honeylocator.com also.
Posted in thread: Did I rack too soon? on 07-19-2013 at 10:29 PM
So as you can see above in the original post, I racked to secondary on 02/24/2013. I did take
your advice and do the bread yeast thing on 02/27 or somewhere around there. I have sat it in
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 04-01-2013 at 03:31 PM
After 5 months and a few weeks the fruit has dropped. It is still cloudy though, should I wait
longer, or is it probably not going to clear at this point? I do have some super kleer. I don't
have a pr...