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Posted in thread: clearing back sweetened mead on 01-21-2013 at 08:25 PM
i normally use time, it usually works, however i have heard super kleer is good for meads
Posted in thread: JQGM Problems?Help? on 01-18-2013 at 10:29 PM
If the mead has no sugar (1.000), then there is nothing to ferment, no bottle bombs. If you
added sugar (juice/honey) then yes it can re-ferment. Normally we would stabalize (sorbate,
Posted in thread: JQGM Problems?Help? on 01-18-2013 at 12:43 AM
yup, take a reading, that will at least tell you where you are. if you are at 1.0000 or less,
then you are done in primary, rack and move on, i didn't read what yeast you used, but I have
had some mea...
Posted in thread: What are your mead plans for 2013? on 01-16-2013 at 11:54 PM
graff, strawberry graff, cyser, cherry cyser, traditional mead, oaked traditional, hopped
traditional, traditional with rose hips, blueberry mead, concord pyment...all going right
now....my goal this ...
Posted in thread: Rasberry melomel. on 01-16-2013 at 10:49 PM
just use a racking cane or auto siphon to split the horizontals (get the good from between the
sediment and the floaties
Posted in thread: Beer yeast with cider on 01-14-2013 at 01:08 AM
has anyone used a belgian ale yeast or hefewitzen yeast in a cider? just did one notty and it
pooped out a little shy of dry, i pitched sone d47 to dry out and prime/bottle...hope it works
Posted in thread: want to try a pyment on 01-13-2013 at 03:41 AM
i'll give that welches receipe a try. Thanks everybody. I too use 1116 and d47 on my meads. On
ciders I normally use an ale yeast. I would use a wine yeast if making a german apfelvine. I
have been th...
Posted in thread: want to try a pyment on 01-13-2013 at 01:23 AM
Ok, so I have 4 5 gallon carboys full of mead aging away. I have been asking friends and
neighbors, what is their favorite pie and jam, to get new ideas. I buddy of mine says he likes
grape jelly. I a...
Posted in thread: Long Term Aging & Bottle-Questions on 01-05-2013 at 02:41 AM
I have bottle carbonated cider before without issue. You can add priming sugar to each bottle,
or to the entire batch and then bottle. You will either have to calculate the amount of
carbonation you w...
Posted in thread: Using real pressed cider for cyser on 12-28-2012 at 03:38 AM
I have only used fresh pressed cider for my cyser. It has always been clear. I use pectonase
and time. Just don't heat the apple juice if you want it to clear. Heat will set the apple
cloudy forever. ...