Last Activity:03-25-2005 2:28 PM
Posted in thread: Mead recipes/equiptment on 02-07-2005 at 03:17 PM
I recomend freezing/thawing the fruit before adding it to primary (use a nylon fruit bag for
easy removal). This helps break down the cell walls of the fruit and let the most amount of
juice flow into...
Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation?? on 01-27-2005 at 03:24 PM
First of all, thanks for all the great advice. I ended up relaxing and not worrying, and
everything was fine. When I opened up the fermenter, I got hit in the face with alcohol, so I
knew the yeast we...
Posted in thread: Mead recipes/equiptment on 01-20-2005 at 08:35 PM
Mead is much more simple to make than beer. The downside is that 1) honey is expensive! (not
uncommon to spend $50 on honey for a batch of mead, unless you buy huge quantities or know a
Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation?? on 01-20-2005 at 08:00 PM
I've actually had fermentation stop after a cuople days. Do you have a thermometer on the side
of your fermenter?Nope. Its about 60-65F in the apartment right now. (Low side for this yeast)
Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation?? on 01-20-2005 at 07:51 PM
Hi-I've been homebrewing (mead) for about 4 years now. Mead is really easy to brew, but the
ingredients are expensive and it is time consuming to make (wainting 9 months for your mead to
age is like w...