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Posted in thread: First batch need some advice please! on 06-04-2016 at 04:12 AM
=49&ref=bookmarksI've racked it and added potassium sorbate to kill the fermentation. I'm gonna
Posted in thread: First brew ever. I can use advice. I may have messed up. on 06-01-2016 at 12:11 AM
Flavors change over time and the honey flavor shines through the longer it ages. I had some
meads that I was really unhappy with because they were bland. Threw them in the back of a
closet and forgot ...
Posted in thread: First brew ever. I can use advice. I may have messed up. on 05-28-2016 at 07:35 PM
If your Gravity is at 0.998 and you don't plan to backsweeten then there is no need for the
sulfate and sorbate. That is only to prevent restarting fermentation if there are consumable
sugars in the m...
Posted in thread: First batch need some advice please! on 05-23-2016 at 03:16 PM
The honey flavor will come back with time. I felt the same way when my first couple of batches
came out very bland initially. I thought I had done something wrong, or didn't add enough to
honey. I end...
Posted in thread: Cyser won't ferment on 04-23-2016 at 06:11 PM
That is a hell of a hot mess!If you are even thinking of trying to save it I'd pull half a
gallon, add a half gallon of water, and try to get a ferment going with that. Once you see it
working, give i...
Posted in thread: First batch need some advice please! on 04-23-2016 at 06:00 PM
Nah, I'm following, just nothing worthwhile to contribute at the moment
Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 04-21-2016 at 03:15 PM
All 3 are being hit with finings. Greek honey, tazmanian leather wood honey both 2 yearsold and
a strawberry and lime 6 months old but tasting good if a bit strong. Was meant to be sweet but
Posted in thread: Extremely high OG on 04-21-2016 at 02:04 PM
What you have is the opportunity to play. Split it up and dilute into gallons, and then try
some of the varieties you can make. Chai mead, apple pie, acerglyn, melomel, etc.
Posted in thread: Maple "mead" or "wine" or "alcohol" on 04-18-2016 at 09:40 PM
We started a 17% batch yesterday, one year to go!You will not be sorry. That recipe is the one
I am most proud of.
Posted in thread: 3rd recipe attmepted on 04-18-2016 at 01:06 AM
Is it just me or is that mead recipe missing an important ingredient?