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Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Mead on 07-09-2012 at 01:14 PM
Im having a concern. About second stage where the must is in with the vanilla beans. I just
moved the must to the third stage with the last LB of buckweat honey. But it seems that the
must has picked ...
Posted in thread: Kieffer (Cooking) Pear wine on 06-30-2012 at 01:41 PM
Curious if you came up with anything. We are on the north shore and we were thinking of making
wine with some of these cooking pears.I have bees and was hoping to find a mead recipe, if not,
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Mead on 06-04-2012 at 10:14 PM
I heated my honey a bit, to aid in dissolving it. Some say heat it to kill microbes that may be
present. Some say not to because it changes the flavor of the honey.Let us know what you end up
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Mead on 05-09-2012 at 04:00 PM
I had a similar concern, I compare the alcohol tolerance spec for both and went with a wyeast
product, because they seemed close enough to satisfy me. I have a local supplier who happened
to have Wyea...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Mead on 04-30-2012 at 03:41 AM
Question regarding stabilizing:I am a bit late in getting around to stabilizing and sweetening
with the buckwheat honey. Mainly because I am not quite sure what I am supposed to be doing in
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Mead on 02-29-2012 at 02:54 AM
OK, checked my gravity, I am at 1.07, so I added my 1st nutrient shot, I am using WLN1000 from
White labs. Also, my yeast was Wyeast 4021.I forgot to dissolve this in liquid, so I did get
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Mead on 02-25-2012 at 04:19 AM
OK, just a few notes for anyone as green as I am:1. Get about an extra half gallon of apple
juice. The grains will absorb about that much.2. Don't think, "hmm, why don't I add the DME to
the 150°F jui...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Mead on 02-25-2012 at 12:17 AM
I am doing it for the first time tonight. This will be the first thing I ever ferment, except
certain leftovers in the fridge.Great advice gained here. Thanks SS for posting this.