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Posted in thread: Wildflower Traditional on 12-01-2014 at 08:17 AM
Congrats, looks like its going good. What's the next batch?:D
Posted in thread: Mead essence? on 11-27-2014 at 12:41 PM
The SCA is a great group! People are very helpful and encouraging. If you can make it to
pennsic this year I plan on teaching a class on the basics of making mead. Hope to see you
there. Be safe!
Posted in thread: Total Failure? on 11-26-2014 at 12:19 PM
Was there any potasium sorbate in the juice?
Posted in thread: Planning my first batch on 11-10-2014 at 06:48 PM
Getting the exact same honey to perfectly recreate a batch is pretty hard. Just try the best
you can to make a good mead. You will probably want to try differnt recipies before you start
trying to rec...
Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation, or just typical 71B-1122? on 11-09-2014 at 01:25 AM
Can you check the ph? If that is too low it can stress the yeast. Calcium carbonate would help
if that is the case.
Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation, or just typical 71B-1122? on 11-08-2014 at 11:58 PM
You might want to try giving it a good stir, that can help get things going again. Good luck.
Posted in thread: Apple pie mead first time on 11-08-2014 at 11:38 PM
Can you give some specifics on recipe,batch size, yeast.......... it will help making any
Posted in thread: Making my first batch sweet mead, have questions on 11-08-2014 at 11:31 PM
The low OG reading may just be from the honey not being fully disolved. It can take a lot of
stirring. Its a pretty common cause of low OG readings.
Posted in thread: Man Mug Giveaway - Open to All on 11-08-2014 at 03:49 PM
Very cool mug, would love to fill it with some mead!!!
Posted in thread: Tamarind Mead Recipe Critique on 11-03-2014 at 10:55 PM
I personally wouldn't go with the vanilla extract. I have used it in the past and not liked the
results as much as using vanilla beans in tie secondary. I might try 2 beans sliced lengthwise.