Last Activity:10-24-2007 3:26 PM
Posted in thread: A little Barley Wine help please on 09-11-2007 at 03:32 PM
Well I have tried everything and can't get my SG under 1.040. It doesn't tast bad at all
now.But after almost three months, I think I'll bottle now. Let the fireworks begin.:rockin:
Posted in thread: A little Barley Wine help please on 09-01-2007 at 07:00 PM
It came in My kit bird. But I'm learning more and am going to make my own recipes from now on.
Posted in thread: A little Barley Wine help please on 09-01-2007 at 06:58 PM
Thanks DB. I heard at my LHBS today that you should always replace the volume that you lost
during racking or gravity testing. I never have and I am down to about 4.5 gallons on my BW an
thought that ...
Posted in thread: Mercy!!! on 09-01-2007 at 06:53 PM
Put them in the secondary.
Posted in thread: A little Barley Wine help please on 09-01-2007 at 06:48 PM
I have a dumb question. If I add water to my secondary and it lowers my FG, how can I have a
higher ACV? I never replaced water when I racked; to make up for the volume I left behind.
Posted in thread: A need for mead on 08-31-2007 at 10:14 PM
Guess I'll have to make a batch with and one without to see. Are there any drawbacks to using
it (just in case) and what the hell is it. Like I said I do want something all natural. The
Posted in thread: A need for mead on 08-31-2007 at 05:10 PM
THANKS! That sounds like what I am going to do. What are the campden tab for? I was trying to
go all natural (for tradition and nostalgic value) but can waiver for the right reasons.
Posted in thread: A little Barley Wine help please on 08-30-2007 at 12:43 PM
Thanks. Going to get my yeast for mead today. I'll just pick up an extra.
Posted in thread: A need for mead on 08-30-2007 at 12:41 PM
Thanks! sounds like I was making it harder than I need to. The sourwood honey is wonderful, and
is the real flavor I want. And are you saying to start with the 1118 and then the D47 when I
rack, or no...
Posted in thread: How to get started in mead? on 08-29-2007 at 11:59 PM
Mead is as easy as honey,water and yeast or as complicated as you want to make it. I've never
brewed any yet. I am starting my first batch this weekend so take what I say with a grain of