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  • Posted in thread: blueberry mead on 11-10-2012 at 10:24 AM
    i have just installed a blow off tube and it is working very well and best of all no mess.

  • Posted in thread: blueberry mead on 11-10-2012 at 01:57 AM
    also as the gas escapes the airlock through the water it forms lots of bubbles on the top and
    is overflowing slowly as the gasses seem to be blowing rasberries at the top making lots of
    bubbles and me...

  • Posted in thread: blueberry mead on 11-09-2012 at 11:59 PM
    also the must level has rises in the demijohn. when i started fermenting it was at the base of
    the neck if not abit below that. now it is 1 inch high up the neck of the demijohn. how is this
    possible ...

  • Posted in thread: blueberry mead on 11-09-2012 at 11:28 PM
    the airlock is working great its bubbling heaps now and the colour of the water in the airlock
    has changed to pink and smells like honey and blueberries. but i thing im not happy with is
    that i filled...

  • Posted in thread: blueberry mead on 11-09-2012 at 12:30 PM
    i thought so. it seams the yeast/nutrient i used is slow acting as it is taking longer to start
    fermenting than the other yeast i used. but now its bubbling quite well. probs will just take
    longer tha...

  • Posted in thread: First mead on 11-09-2012 at 10:57 AM
    your mead doesnt need saving. i read you need to rack it once the bubbling is at 1 every 30
    seconds. so you are fine just let it sit in the new demijohn for a while to clarify and finish
    fermenting (y...

  • Posted in thread: blueberry mead on 11-09-2012 at 10:14 AM
    it started bubbling slowly after 3 1/2 hours. it is still bubling slowly. 1 every 20 - 30
    seconds. i read that when it bubbles at 1 every 30 seconds it is ready to be racked for
    secondary fermentation...

  • Posted in thread: blueberry mead on 11-09-2012 at 05:58 AM
    ok fellas, i have started my blueberry mead and i used shop bought yeast nutrient rathe rthan
    using raisins like last time and a fruity yeast strand. its been 2 hours but now bubbling in
    the airlock. ...

  • Posted in thread: first attempt at mead making on 11-07-2012 at 11:55 PM
    i am actually using 3.5274lbs of honey to be exact because i used 3lbs last time and it was
    dry. remember all my measurements were in metric form before i said 1.6kg of honey wich is more
    than 3.5lbs ...

  • Posted in thread: first attempt at mead making on 11-07-2012 at 09:18 AM
    thanx to all of you for your advice i have now finallized my recipe and will keep you up to
    date on the progress.

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