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  • Posted in thread: how do you bottle your mead? on 01-28-2013 at 12:47 PM
    Why upside down?it prevents the corks from drying out over time

  • Posted in thread: how do you bottle your mead? on 01-25-2013 at 02:20 PM
    I use standard green wine bottles from the brew store, cork with a double lever hand corker,
    and label using a p-touch label maker. I put the label on the bottom of the bottle so I can
    read it while i...

  • Posted in thread: Corking on 07-24-2012 at 04:51 PM
    Well if your using k-meta as your sanitizer, you can make a extra strong batch of sanitizing
    solution in the bottom of a bucket. Then suspend some corks above the solution in a mesh
    bag/strainer/etc a...

  • Posted in thread: ...eat ALL the honeys? on 07-13-2012 at 03:52 PM
    the yeast should eat their way through it, but you don't get accurate hydro readings. I assume
    its still fermenting, so oxidation shouldnt be an issue. Id would a rack some of the liquid
    off, and shak...

  • Posted in thread: Frugal on 07-12-2012 at 03:53 PM
    Well dont forget about the possibility of mutations. The lees, especially after a couple of
    reuses, may not be the yeast you started out with. It could be better mutation, or it could be
    worst, but pr...

  • Posted in thread: First timer: Do i do it? on 07-03-2012 at 11:53 PM
    1. thats kind a hard question to answer. its like trying to answer what does beer taste like.
    well it depends on the ingredients/type etc. Theres so many different types of meads its
    boggles the mind!...

  • Posted in thread: Dry ice on 07-02-2012 at 08:17 PM
    but putting the dry ice into a plastic bottle and using a hose to direct the sublimating CO2
    gas into a blanket in the headspace. This should avoid the risk of junk in non-food grade dry
    ice getting ...

  • Posted in thread: Why let the must sit for 24 hours? on 06-26-2012 at 03:14 PM
    I believe it's to let the k-meta (potassium meta-bisulfate/Camden tablets) do their thing,
    killing any wild yeast or bacteria that is on the fruit and then dissipate as to not kill off
    the yeast you a...

  • Posted in thread: looking for mead on 06-23-2012 at 05:22 AM
    There is Rohan meadery just outside La Grange

  • Posted in thread: honey water & yeast on 06-22-2012 at 03:40 AM
    150 grams in a 5 liter batch is going to have a potential of 1.15% abv, or a OG of 1.008, are
    you sure it wasnt 1.50 kg?

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