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Posted in thread: Racking off of lees: How-To help needed! on 09-26-2014 at 10:23 PM
So I have created a mead that I managed to take notes on all through creation (a struggle of
mine), and I have reached a point where it is 9 months old, the SG stablized at .994, and the
lees finally ...
Posted in thread: Dead Yeast? on 09-23-2014 at 04:08 PM
So, lacking GoFerm, I could rehydrate my (hopefully not dead) yeast with a small amount of
sugar, to give them a bit of a head start and to ensure they are, in fact, not dead?I am
certainly going to i...
Posted in thread: Dead Yeast? on 09-23-2014 at 06:03 AM
Quite some time ago, I purchased a large amount of dry yeast (Red Star and Lalvin, various
varieties). It wasn't until a few months later I read on the packets "Keep Refrigerated". Every
time I proof ...
Posted in thread: How do you know if your mead should be dumped? on 05-12-2014 at 04:11 AM
The only time I dumped a mead was when it grew moldy, and I know exactly what went so horribly
wrong, and I should have know it would do that. I still cringe at that mistake.I had started
two 4 liter ...
Posted in thread: Planning first brew on 09-12-2013 at 03:14 PM
I suppose it might just be better to invest in bottles, or ask the local bars. Shipping is just
so expensive it makes me sad. There are probably 20-30 bars in the area, so there shouldn't be
Posted in thread: Planning first brew on 09-12-2013 at 01:44 PM
Your friend is weird and probably needs to join this site to learn a bit more. Promise me he
isn't a science major. :D He's an engineering major... Im so sorry.Thanks for the advice! I
think for now I...
Posted in thread: Planning first brew on 09-12-2013 at 01:18 PM
:ban:Hello!:ban:I am planning my very first batch of beer, and I have a few questions and/or
concerns that I would like to ask about before I get too involved and end up wrecking myself
and my beer.Co...
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