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Posted in thread: Airlock issues, possible oxidation on 10-22-2011 at 10:48 PM
Hey everyone. I started a few batches a long time ago (ranging from 9-12 months ago I'd say)
and have kept them in my cellar to age. I put 3 piece airlocks on them, and planned on checking
them every ...
Posted in thread: starting at 1.140 gravity? on 11-02-2010 at 04:29 AM
As you've mentioned, yeast can be a bit finnicky at times, so it can be tough to figure out an
exact SG and know where it will finish. If you want to use more honey, you could try adding it
in stages ...
Posted in thread: starting at 1.140 gravity? on 11-02-2010 at 04:10 AM
You could just stabilize your mead with sulfite and sorbate once it dries out, then bring it up
to the FG that you want.
Posted in thread: Concord grapes for pyment? on 11-02-2010 at 03:35 AM
There is a sale on concord grapes at a local grocery store, and I was wondering if i could mash
them up and make a pyment with them. Has anyone ever tried using concord grapes? Do they make a
Posted in thread: sour taste, is this normal? on 10-27-2010 at 04:15 AM
Yeah, I guess I just need to age it more. 3 months isn't that long in a mead life. Argh,
waiting is so hard lol
Posted in thread: sour taste, is this normal? on 10-26-2010 at 09:44 PM
Ok thanks. Maybe unpleasant wasn't quite the right term, but the taste caught me off guard. I
was expecting it to be different I guess. Into the back of the basement it goes.
Posted in thread: sour taste, is this normal? on 10-26-2010 at 08:37 PM
I racked a traditional mead today and sampled a taste while I was at it. It had kind of a sour
unpleasant taste to it. Is this ok? It was started 3 months ago, racked into a secondary 2
months ago, th...
Posted in thread: Sparkling Mead Questions on 10-18-2010 at 12:53 AM
Thanks for the advice, it sounds pretty helpful to me.
Posted in thread: Sparkling Mead Questions on 10-16-2010 at 05:45 AM
This will be my first attempt at making a mead sparkling. Is there a certain technique or
process I need to follow? I have about a gallon and a half of cyser I'm going to try this on.
How much honey s...
Posted in thread: Peruvian honey, need input on 09-18-2010 at 10:06 PM
Thanks for the reply. Now I just need to send my sister back to Peru and get some more of it :D