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Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 03-03-2016 at 03:37 AM
You can't see the mead in this pic, but I think it still counts. This is my 42 gallon conical
fermenter, and I degas it every day with my vacuum pump.
Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 06-12-2015 at 11:59 PM
Slightly under 1/4 tsp @ inoculation.
Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 06-12-2015 at 04:22 PM
Here's a fun little test I did.
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/551/18715212296_a6c8bef1e2_b.jpgBoth of these meads are made
with 2.4lbs of wildflower honey, following the yeast and nutrient schedule l...
Posted in thread: Medieval Burnt Mead! on 06-07-2015 at 04:47 PM
Here's a glass from the bochet I posted about on post
#258.https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5586/14693456962_88af44b145_c.jpg~15 months, not too
shabby. I tried to get a shot in front of the sun, but th...
Posted in thread: Scaling Up Operation on 03-07-2015 at 04:34 AM
Some states are friendlier than others.... it'll vary greatly from that angle. I'm near
Boulder, CO, and they've allowed people to start nano breweries and wineries in their garages.
Other states trea...
Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 03-04-2015 at 02:31 AM
Bray, I'm curious about the Potassium needs of yeast. Is there a recommended amount you have
per lb of honey used or per gallon of must?
Posted in thread: vanilla ideas????? on 02-22-2015 at 10:34 PM
Here you go: replaced the fireweed honey with local wildflower honey. I also used two extra
bags of Earl Grey. After exactly one year, it was very good.
Posted in thread: vanilla ideas????? on 02-22-2015 at 09:56 PM
What is your definition of a mead that doesn't take long? Unless you're going to do a BOMM or
something, any mead that isn't specifically made for the impatient is going to take some time.
That being ...
Posted in thread: Anyone ever heard of an "oak" mead? on 02-12-2015 at 02:01 AM
Most likely answer is the mead was oaked, as in aged in either a barrel or chips. I have a few
different meads which were barrel aged, it's fairly common around here.
Posted in thread: No One Actually Likes Mead on 01-29-2015 at 01:53 AM
Yep. If you haven't made one yet, a Bochet is one of those fun oddball drinks to have around
for extended aging and special occasions. :D