Last Activity:04-19-2013 12:14 PM
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Posted in thread: Looking for a very red mead on 04-09-2013 at 01:58 PM
Yes it is, you add elderberries to all the others listed in this thread to help give them more
red color. My basement floor where we do all of our elderberry work looks like a bloody crime
Posted in thread: SodaStream for force carbonation? on 04-09-2013 at 03:36 AM
I have a SodaStream, and for water, it works great. You add the flavor after you carb it. If
you do it backwards, it foams and fizzes and goes everywhere in a blaze of sticky mess. My mum
Posted in thread: Questions about SG, Nutrient, Additives, Pectin Enzyme on 04-09-2013 at 03:32 AM
So, after contemplating many meads, and actually starting a few of them, I figure its time I
dig around for some answers to a variety of questions, about specific gravity, nutrients, and
Posted in thread: Bulk Honey on 04-08-2013 at 04:10 AM
I found a local honey producer who offered $3/pound honey. At the time I didn't have the money
to take him up on it, but now that I do, I am going to see if that offer still stands. Sam's
Club and Cos...
Posted in thread: Yeast Failing to Proof? on 04-08-2013 at 03:55 AM
I'm not sure anymore. I remember seeing activity in my first batch of yeast in my first batch
of mead, so I was expecting it to happen again I suppose. Its fermenting away, so I gues its
fine. Rather ...
Posted in thread: Yeast Failing to Proof? on 04-06-2013 at 09:17 PM
I didnt even pitch them into the must. I rehydrated them in warm tap water, as per the
directions on the back. the water was 98 degrees, while the pack said to use 104-108 degrees. I
even waited longe...
Posted in thread: Yeast Failing to Proof? on 04-06-2013 at 03:27 AM
Well, after a night of miserable brewing (all of my yeasts failed actually, except I think the
last one had a few bubbles), I am rather eager to see how this batch turns out, if it even
starts at all....
Posted in thread: Yeast Failing to Proof? on 04-06-2013 at 02:32 AM
Greetings! I am currently (read, literally in the process of, as I type the must is sitting
waiting for yeast) starting a batch of mead destined to be a strawberry mango mead.I tried
using a Lalvin EC...
Posted in thread: Terminology and ingredient questions. on 04-01-2013 at 12:52 AM
Wow! Thank you guys! I understand sanitizing EVERYTHING, as I have made a batch or two of mead,
and countless hours of contemplating and planning it.Sadly, there are no homebrew shops near me
Posted in thread: Terminology and ingredient questions. on 03-30-2013 at 03:53 PM
That is by far the most thorough and helpful post I have ever seen. And best of all: I actually
understand it all. Thank you sir. Thank you all. I downloaded that book that was linked to me.
I'll get ...
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