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Posted in thread: backsweeten questions on 05-08-2013 at 02:51 AM
So far, after stabilizing, I have back sweetened with honey usually with the same type that I
used as the primary ferment. To this point I have really liked the results this has produced,
both for tra...
Posted in thread: Mouldy Cork on 03-09-2013 at 02:11 AM
Unfortunately the mould was on the end of the cork in contact with the mead. Did you drink the
mead, how did it taste? Was it laid down on it's side? If so, that mold would be really
surprising, and w...
Posted in thread: Mouldy Cork on 03-09-2013 at 01:13 AM
If the mold was at the top of the cork, it probably had more to do with where/how the bottles
were stored, not as much about if the corks were sanitized. I've seen this with several beers
that were st...
Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 02-17-2013 at 06:45 PM
My recently bottled meads.In order.JAOM, Peach, Chai, Blueberry.
Posted in thread: Thank you on 01-28-2013 at 07:28 PM
I Just bottled my first 5 gallon batch of peach melomel and wanted to thank this board as a
whole. I learned a some unfortunate lessons on a couple of one gallon test runs, but learned
even more from ...
Posted in thread: clearing back sweetened mead on 01-21-2013 at 11:33 PM
All 3 additives listed above work well most of the time, time usually works but not all the
time. The honey has some protein in it which I think causes the haze. Did you add sorbate also?
WVMJ Yes I d...
Posted in thread: clearing back sweetened mead on 01-21-2013 at 03:57 PM
I have a batch of peach melomel that I just back sweetened last week, and I was looking for
some advice on a clearing agent. I was going to get bentonite, but a local mead maker told me
that it can an...
Posted in thread: What are your mead plans for 2013? on 01-09-2013 at 09:39 PM
Starting my first batch of the year this weekend. A traditional with orange blossom honey.
After that, whatever ends up sounding good.