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  • Posted in thread: How many vanilla beans to get a medium strong vanilla taste? on 08-24-2011 at 07:54 AM
    I tried a vanilla bean mead for my very first attempt. I figured vanilla would go well with the
    honey flavor.I started with fermentation 2 split vanilla beans added about a week after
    fermentation sta...

  • Posted in thread: 1 month and bubbling increased on 07-08-2011 at 08:06 PM
    Ok well yesterday, I added the nutrient pack, stirred it up vigorously to aerate it. I addded
    2.5 teaspoons. My brewer said I might need to pitch but should add the nutrient, and see if it
    starts up

  • Posted in thread: 1 month and bubbling increased on 07-06-2011 at 10:57 PM
    Well, I didn't have a hydro when I started. So, I didn't get the initial reading. I hurried it
    a little when I started. Well I had 5 gallons of water, and 15 lbs of honey when I made the
    mixture. I ha...

  • Posted in thread: 1 month and bubbling increased on 07-04-2011 at 07:40 PM
    sampled it last night. Obviously strong honey flavor, but nice sweetness, hints of ginger, I
    thought I could taste the vanilla but others thought it was overpowered by the honey.
    Definitely needs more...

  • Posted in thread: 1 month and bubbling increased on 07-03-2011 at 11:47 PM
    No problem. Champain yeast15 lbs. honey (going for a medium mead)5-5.5 gallons of spring
    waterone split vanilla beandash of dried ginger.It still has a strong honey smell so I assume
    there's still ple...

  • Posted in thread: 1 month and bubbling increased on 07-03-2011 at 10:51 PM
    Ok I went out an picked up a hydrometer yesterday. Ran a test today. It's looking between
    7.5-8% alchohol.

  • Posted in thread: 1 month and bubbling increased on 07-01-2011 at 02:06 AM
    My first mead, Straight medium mead, in 6 gallons. 1 week after starting brewing I added a
    split vanilla bean and some ginger. I'm Brewing in a plastic bucket, (just to try out) and it's
    been kept in ...

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