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Posted in thread: Lemonade Mead problems on 11-30-2012 at 05:40 AM
Thanks all; I hadnt been able to get potassium bicarbonate / PH testing strips until today...
Suddenly this afternoon, it's bubbling away...
Posted in thread: Lemonade Mead problems on 11-19-2012 at 02:10 PM
I uderstand potassium bicarbonate and baking soda are chemically similar; in a pinch, would it
be okay to use baking soda to correct the ph in lieu of the potassium bicarbonate, or would the
Posted in thread: Lemonade Mead problems on 11-19-2012 at 02:01 PM
Oh, thefoaming lasted about 5 minutes. The fermentation def. stalled; I will have to tests the
Posted in thread: Lemonade Mead problems on 11-19-2012 at 05:44 AM
So, I started a batch of sweet leomande mead; sugar, lemon juice, honey, and I pitched some
US-05. After preliminary bubbling and foaming, theeast stopped. I'm worried there's too much
citric acid, ca...
Posted in thread: Smelly, nasty, cloudy, 6-month-old mead on 11-15-2012 at 06:37 PM
Have tried cold crashing and the mead is tasting better. Still harsh initially, but an
excellent aftertaste. Going to rerack and let it age further.
Posted in thread: Smelly, nasty, cloudy, 6-month-old mead on 10-29-2012 at 08:27 PM
I started brewing mead just over 6 months ago.One gallonlalvin ec-1118 (1 pack)3 lbs mesquite
honeyFermax yeast nutrient (1 tsp)It's a pretty basic recipe for my first attempt. Regularly
aerated for t...