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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
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
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 ...