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  • Posted in thread: there should be a warning! on 06-10-2010 at 08:49 PM
    Right in the Staggered Nutrient Addition FAQ, "Be CAREFUL when you add these nutrients as you
    can get quite a bit of foaming (a physical reaction due to the creation of nucleation
    points)...":rolleyes...

  • Posted in thread: Planning out my first mead...advice please? on 03-04-2010 at 02:15 AM
    ...- What is degaussing? I've seen references to it but am not sure what exactly it is, and if
    it's something I need to worry about for my first mead?FWIW, Degaussing is the process of
    decreasing (or ...

  • Posted in thread: Taking original gravity on 01-27-2010 at 03:07 AM
    ...Would I be better off using a vinometer to have a reading before bottling? I can't imagine
    that it is very accurate for mead. FYI... Vinometers are most accurate when testing dry wines
    where very ...

  • Posted in thread: Stuck mead not restarting on 01-11-2010 at 11:05 AM
    ...So I realized that my mead was at the ideal SG for a yeast starter, so I pulled out a liter
    from the carboy and threw it on my new stir plate with the yeast. 12 hours later, .... it's
    still at 1.04...

  • Posted in thread: Questions about making sweeter meads on 12-31-2009 at 05:11 PM
    Regardless of whether or not Campden (bisulfite, or others) will, or will not, effectively stop
    an in progress fermentation, I tend to follow Dr. Clayton Cone's (Lallemand fermentation
    scientist) opin...

  • Posted in thread: 5 year old mead help........ on 12-29-2009 at 04:06 PM
    there's nothing saying you need to add ANY acid blend. I never put any acid blends in my meads.
    It really depends on what you want in the finished product. True. It is a personal preference.
    I also ha...

  • Posted in thread: How Much Sulfur?? on 12-22-2009 at 09:28 PM
    i actually found a site...(which unfortunately is in swedish so i can't show you
    guys)...Actually, you could still list the website link as there are website translators
    capable of translating between...

  • Posted in thread: How Much Sulfur?? on 12-22-2009 at 08:36 PM
    ...i've been working on that for a day or two now, trying to find out what this "wine sulfur"
    actually is...Personally, I would not add anything to my "brews" unless I was fully aware of
    what it was. ...

  • Posted in thread: pH on 12-21-2009 at 11:23 AM
    Have you read the Mead FAQs? I'll bet you find pH discussed in more than one...;)

  • Posted in thread: Yeast Amount Question for Hightest on 12-20-2009 at 06:50 PM
    ...what I really am trying to get to is to be able to get the same readings in BS so that I can
    keep my brewlogs for beer and mead in the same place.Without being able to identify what aspect
    of BS's ...

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October 1, 2008  •  03:23 PM
I wish Jawa's would scavenge the galaxy (or another galaxy far, far away) for brewing equipment that they would sell on the cheap like droids don't you?
 
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October 1, 2008  •  06:00 PM
I hadn't though of that before, but...
 
Posted: 
September 26, 2009  •  08:23 PM
any way i could get that viking blood recipe that you made? it sounds amazing!
 
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