Last Activity:11-23-2013 10:57 AM
Posted in thread: Winter Mead (melo-meth) on 06-25-2013 at 10:38 AM
I have a batch in secondary right now and I meant to take some pictures last week and post
them. I will do that today. I have never had mine turn out as light as KnightRyder's pics. Mine
always looks ...
Posted in thread: Winter Mead (melo-meth) on 02-12-2013 at 10:14 AM
Thank meadlover. So there is no risk of oxidation if you don't carbonate the mead while
bottling? I am used to beer making where carbonation is key. Didn't know if that translates to
mead.As far as I ...
Posted in thread: Winter Mead (melo-meth) on 02-04-2013 at 04:58 PM
What did you use to sweeten once you killed the yeast? Just more honey? This is what I used to
kill the yeast and resweeten. I'm not sure I would use it again as I don't know the specifics
and have l...
Posted in thread: Winter Mead (melo-meth) on 10-15-2012 at 01:59 PM
Hi there- thanks for your feedback - after bottling back in march, we opened a bottle (I used
750cl) and wow had it changed for the better. Strong, but smooth. It was the hit of the party
!Glad to hea...
Posted in thread: Winter Mead (melo-meth) on 10-08-2012 at 10:33 AM
MeadLover... was that old newsletter you mentioned the Foamy Express by any chance? I thought I
may have recognized your original post recipe.I wish I could remember what the newsletter was.
Posted in thread: What you brewing for National Homebrew this weekend? on 05-05-2012 at 10:46 PM
I went with the Bucksnort Brown that the AHA posted as one of the recipes for the Big Brew.
Primarily because I had most of the stuff already on hand.
Posted in thread: YADIY Stir Plate Thread. on 04-17-2012 at 10:42 PM
One advantage to using a washer requires using a ferrous washer. That's not having to use glue
for the magnets. They hold themselves on the washer. That way, if you happen to put them both
on there th...
Posted in thread: Re-Hydrating Yeast on 04-16-2012 at 11:42 PM
Some food for thought: interesting stance he takes on rehydrating yeast. I would like to know
where he gets his information since I've never seen a manufacturer recommend this. I guess it
could be ar...
Posted in thread: BIAB Notes on 04-15-2012 at 08:04 PM
One thing I might have missed in an earlier post on this topic and BeerSmith. You mentioned
that you are planning to get BeerSmith to use. BeerSmith does a great job of scaling recipes.
I've been doin...
Posted in thread: Re-Hydrating Yeast on 04-15-2012 at 12:48 PM
Probably it was using warm tap water. THe guy who said it should be 90f's = 32*c!!! that is WAY
too hot!!I always rehydrate with the coldest water possible (5-10*c). At pitching the fermenter