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  • Posted in thread: Success! on 04-16-2014 at 03:45 AM
    So it has been a long while since I last posted here. I apologize for not keeping up. In the
    time I was not on HBT, I have developed a pretty awesome meadery in Oregon with a college
    friend of mine.Th...

  • Posted in thread: Super Kleer on 04-16-2014 at 03:26 AM
    Sparkolloid works really well for me...although I usually let my mead clarify on its own. Be
    sure you use the proper amount, and boil the heck out of it (per package instructions). Add it
    and wait; wh...

  • Posted in thread: Tropical Mead Melomel on 08-02-2012 at 04:09 PM
    I'll be starting a test batch soon, I hope I don't get spoiled mead, but to be honest, as long
    as we maintain a CO2-rich atmosphere, it shouldn't oxidize or go rancid. To be honest, juice is
    juice, fr...

  • Posted in thread: Tropical Mead Melomel on 07-30-2012 at 07:41 PM
    Sounds like you're making a cordial or something. Correct me if I'm wrong. I know cordials
    would just be something sweet and a distillate of some kind, but never really knew how a mead
    blended with a ...

  • Posted in thread: Tropical Mead Melomel on 07-30-2012 at 01:04 PM
    Awesome, I can't wait.

  • Posted in thread: Tropical Mead Melomel on 07-29-2012 at 08:41 PM
    Ingredients so far:16 lbs Tropical Blossom Honey10 lbs Champagne MangosEnough Fresh coconut
    water to fill 5 gal. (from young coconuts)Any thoughts as to which yeast I should use? My goal
    is a high ABV...

  • Posted in thread: Corking on 07-25-2012 at 05:19 PM
    Thanks, folks. That helps out a lot. Cheers

  • Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 07-23-2012 at 11:19 PM
    A multi berry melomel that's just refusing to clear. I've given up waiting because I needed the
    stuff for making more mead. :)Have you tried clarifying with sparkalloid?

  • Posted in thread: Corking on 07-23-2012 at 11:14 PM
    So I soaked my corks for about 30-45 mins before bottling, and after about 3 weeks I get little
    bits of cork floating in my beautiful Cyser. Not that its totally detrimental, but it is rather
    annoying...

  • Posted in thread: Wax capping? on 07-10-2012 at 06:56 PM
    I've used wax with crowns, no problems. It can be a little annoying if the wax you're using is
    brittle after it cools. I'm not sure of the variation, but there are waxes that are somewhat
    flexible aft...

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