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Posted in thread: i made a mistake. on 01-23-2013 at 02:48 PM
How does it smell? I would think you need to get some oxygen to the yeast and see if they can
recoup enough to consume the sugars. What is your recipe(s)? Have you added any nutrients?Ed
Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 01-22-2013 at 09:05 PM
My first tradtional and at just under 2 months old not terribly bad...will be fine in several
more months and fantastic in a year. Nice backdrop for the glass, too. ;)
Posted in thread: Its time to dispell the myths, through testing on 01-21-2013 at 03:02 PM
ohio, I hope those "certified organic" farms didn't even have the word HONEY on the
label...well, maybe in the ingredients lists....it should have been labeled as SYRUP. If they
were feeding sugar wit...
Posted in thread: Thinking about making mead! A couple questions. on 01-21-2013 at 02:57 AM
Gotcha on the location, nice area. I'm about 130 miles north of you. I've got a good old friend
that I haven't seen in a while that lives over in Gold Hill. Live's in the old two story house
Posted in thread: Thinking about making mead! A couple questions. on 01-21-2013 at 12:59 AM
s2005, you might want to check Lowe's out rather than HD. Lowe's has some five gallon buckets
labeled as food grade. The recycle emblems are denoting types of plastics, whether that means
food grade o...
Posted in thread: White floating(?) specks(?)...ok?...infection?... on 01-20-2013 at 01:22 PM
I think I'm going to let it ride and watch it. Should I consider racking it onto sulphites?
Would simply crushing some campden tablets, mixing with a little must and adding to the carboy
Posted in thread: White floating(?) specks(?)...ok?...infection?... on 01-19-2013 at 06:38 AM
Ok, let's get an understanding here...I've had maybe 2 or 3 drinks over the last 3 or 4 (or 5?)
years. Anyhow, call me a wimp or whatever but I've got a buzz off the test tube of the
Posted in thread: White floating(?) specks(?)...ok?...infection?... on 01-19-2013 at 02:09 AM
Yooper, I was wondering about the flowers of yeast needing oxygen. I *did* have an issue with a
stopper. Seems when I racked it to the secondary that I couldn't get a regular drilled bung to
stay in t...
Posted in thread: Sterilizing mead bc of mold on top on 01-19-2013 at 01:42 AM
I found it, garlicbee. Thanks for the lead! Your pictures could've been mine they resembled so
closely! I'll jump back over to my thread now...
Posted in thread: White floating(?) specks(?)...ok?...infection?... on 01-19-2013 at 12:08 AM
Flowers of wine: flowers of wine are little flecks of a yeast that will ruin the wine. Various
sources suggest sulphiting and filtering.Ok, are you giving me a definition of flowers of wine
or are you...