Last Activity:11-20-2010 5:23 AM
Posted in thread: On sulfites--salvageable? on 03-23-2010 at 04:26 PM
I made a pretty big mistake of using potassium metabisulphite in my bottled mead without fully
understanding the beast. I have seen several recommendations to sulfite the finished wine
because it prev...
Posted in thread: Bad Idea? on 03-18-2010 at 02:53 PM
I'm bottling my first mead after three very long months in the secondary and I have a carbing
question. I'm kind of turned off to carbing right now since I tried carbing my apfelwein and
either I used...
Posted in thread: Strange sensation drinking carbing apfelwine on 02-27-2010 at 03:40 AM
I made my first batch of apfelwein a little over two months ago and it came out great. I split
the five gallons in half so that I could have a few bottles of wine ready to go and a primed
Posted in thread: JOAM tanginess on 02-18-2010 at 08:12 PM
Going from bread yeast to champagne is a huuuge difference, as I'm sure you know. About 10% abv
give or take, depending on your measurements and conditions. And JAOM, although I've never made
it (I lo...
Posted in thread: Braggot Questions on 02-12-2010 at 07:04 AM
Dayum someone's snarky... I hope you two know each other!I've always guessed ale, since it's
technically more on the ale side than the mead side. Here's a link supporting that theory.
Posted in thread: Contamination? on 02-10-2010 at 04:43 AM
Argh I know, I know! I was going to throw more marbles in as soon as I was sure that the extra
must/nutrient I added wouldn't start a fermentation that would require all of the surface, but
now that I...
Posted in thread: Contamination? on 02-09-2010 at 11:01 AM
Well, it's more like... cotton threads. You see the area that's right/upper-right from the
sandy brown? That's the thickest one in the carboy, but similar cotton threads are spread
thinly around the c...
Posted in thread: Contamination? on 02-09-2010 at 09:54 AM
I have a traditional mead in secondary fermentation right now via a plastic better bottle. It's
not topped off to the neck but rather just above the... "shoulder" I guess, of the bottle.
Posted in thread: 4 Meads on 01-20-2010 at 01:15 PM
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Posted in thread: 4 Meads on 01-20-2010 at 01:08 PM
Nvm all good now! Some beautiful meads you have there sir.