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07-01-2013

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07-14-2013 8:34 PM

    ABOUT ME

  • Frederick, Maryland USA
  • Violin Teacher Violinmaker
  • William Stapp
  • My father-in-law is a beekeper in Maastricht, Holland. He has been brewing mead for 30 years and got me started.
  • 10 gallons of blueberry mead
  • Male
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: "Whole hive" mead on 07-09-2013 at 11:50 AM
    How long did you wait to bottle? What do you think causes the cloudiness?

  • Posted in thread: Kegging Sweet Mead? on 07-08-2013 at 10:08 PM
    Is there a point in time where I could bottle without adding anything to the mead?Thanks for
    all of the great info!

  • Posted in thread: "Whole hive" mead on 07-07-2013 at 11:11 AM
    Just an update on using only hive products as yeast nutrient on different batches. I started 2
    batches; 1 high OG pyment (using frozen organic grape juice concentrate), 1 triple-berry
    melomel (i.e. dr...

  • Posted in thread: Kegging Sweet Mead? on 07-06-2013 at 05:26 PM
    Generally, I am with you guys on the sweetness issue although I am surprised how much I
    actually like this. The mistake I think I made adding too much sugar and blueberries and not
    feeding the yeast w...

  • Posted in thread: Meadery opening on 07-05-2013 at 03:05 PM
    Congratulations!As an amateur mead maker in Frederick, Maryland I know this is a hole in the
    market. Wishing you every success!!Will Stapp

  • Posted in thread: Kegging Sweet Mead? on 07-03-2013 at 10:40 PM
    I have a sweet mead which is fantastic and has been fermenting for about a year. The SG is
    still high @ 1.036 but it has clarified nicely. Of course bottling this would be risky..Is
    using a keg a viab...

  • Posted in thread: Ready to bottle?? on 07-02-2013 at 12:34 PM
    Recepie: In a 6 gallon carboy I started with 19 pds of dark forest honey with a gallon of fresh
    blueberries. I cooked the blueberries before adding them to the must. I decided to try the
    purist route ...

  • Posted in thread: Ready to bottle?? on 07-02-2013 at 01:20 AM
    Hello,I am a relatively new mead maker - I am on my second (almost 3rd) batch.I have 5 gallons
    that has been fermenting for about a year - it is a blueberry mead. The original SG was 1.12
    and is now d...

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