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  • Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 02-10-2013 at 11:43 PM
    Just racked my one gallon batch to secondary. It had been in primary since..idk...OCT or early
    nov. The oranges dropped to the bottom at least a month ago and I racked it over today and
    topped up with...

  • Posted in thread: Apfelwien questions on 01-05-2013 at 02:46 AM
    You guys just use regular beer bottles or what? Also i know the recipe on page one says you can
    just bottle out of the primary, how many of you guys bulk age in secondary racking 3-4 times
    over a coup...

  • Posted in thread: Blackberry Experiment on 12-18-2012 at 07:01 PM
    So, complete experiment here and I am not even really sure this qualifies as a mead but its the
    closest thing I could think of. 2 gallon batchInitial22 ounces orange blossom honey2 pounds
    100% brown s...

  • Posted in thread: Sugar Question (Recipe question) on 12-18-2012 at 05:34 PM
    Not really sure what forum to put this in so if it needs to be moved please do :)I was curious
    (I did a little searching and came up empty) if there is a sticky or some good information on
    types of su...

  • Posted in thread: General Concentrate Wine on 12-17-2012 at 10:33 PM
    I've never cold crashed before so I'm not sure. I've had a damn straight-grape concentrate wine
    that's been going since July and is still dropping like .001 a every week or two. Down to 1.022
    and driv...

  • Posted in thread: 5 Day Sweet Country Cider on 12-17-2012 at 09:58 PM
    Did mine as the recipe states, ended up stove top pasturizing about 1.035 (started at 1.08).
    Its plenty sweet, very cloudy, and has a distinct yeasty taste...What can I do next time to
    absolutely get ...

  • Posted in thread: EZ pasteurizing bottle bomb warning on 12-12-2012 at 03:02 AM
    I ran mine starting temp at 170 degrees for 10 minutes, final temp was near or above 150 for
    all the batches, this was sufficient to kill the yeast in mine. I found anything higher than
    170 on my ther...

  • Posted in thread: Extra Hard Lemonade on 12-10-2012 at 11:46 PM
    I added a little extra lemon juice like I said before and now its not bubbling at all, maybe 1
    time everyone 5-10 minutes...bleh....Ima leave it but it sure looks knarly right now

  • Posted in thread: Yeasty smell and flavor on 12-10-2012 at 11:38 PM
    Any suggestions?

  • Posted in thread: Yeasty smell and flavor on 12-09-2012 at 12:33 AM
    So I followed the 5 day sweet country cider recipe. used 3 gallons cider and about 2.5 gallons
    apple juice and then added sugar to an OG of 1.08, FG was 1.36 and the cider was obviously
    still very cl...