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Posted in thread: Stopping fermentation early on 06-03-2014 at 06:28 PM
Another option: pasteurize?
Posted in thread: My mead isnt fermenting on 12-27-2013 at 03:34 PM
I'm with fatbloke--the yeast isn't going because you slammed them with campden tablets. D-47 is
perfectly fine at your temps. I have a D-47 batch going gangbusters myself, and I keep the
house at 67ºF...
Posted in thread: SNA Doseage Question on 12-27-2013 at 03:16 PM
So I've done some cursory searching but ha'n't found a clear answer. When performing Staggered
Nutrient Addition, it's recommended to add nutrient/energizer when you pitch your yeast, and at
the 1/3 s...
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 12-27-2013 at 03:10 PM
yes to a point it'll be filled with co2 but alot of that escapes through your airlock and a 5
gallon bucket or bottle leaves alot of surface area for the wine. and your right the problem
with that is ...
Posted in thread: Is it ok to add honey during fermentation on 11-15-2013 at 08:36 PM
Adding honey during a ferment is called step-feeding. :) As long as you monitor the SG and
don't slam it with too much honey at once, you can do it. A champagne yeast should be able to
chew through th...
Posted in thread: Price of honey - search for the best deal (spreadsheet) on 11-15-2013 at 08:26 PM
Bee Folks is basically local to us, and they cost more than Dutch Gold, although they do have
more varieties of honey available.
Posted in thread: Help - I'm making bad mead! on 11-15-2013 at 08:18 PM
What is oxidation supposed to do to wine/mead?
Posted in thread: DisturbdChemist's Disturbed Meads #3- Cinnamon Ginger Mead on 11-15-2013 at 08:16 PM
Interesting. I wonder if using some buckwheat honey would make it more gingerbread-y.
Posted in thread: First mead fermenting so slooooooow (10 days drop .15 using Wyeast Sweet Mead) on 10-25-2013 at 03:40 PM
+1 on the Wyeast. It's difficult to get it going.
Posted in thread: Carrot Cake Wine Ideas? on 10-11-2013 at 08:21 PM