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Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2013 Big Giveaway! on 02-07-2013 at 12:14 AM
Great prizes....hoping I get lucky on one this year
Posted in thread: Alternative Yeast Nutrients on 02-01-2013 at 08:18 PM
Raisins would work, put some in a cup of boiling water with a plain black tea bag if you have
it, let it steep for an hour (this will make a real strong tea as well as give it time to cool
down) and a...
Posted in thread: Any new news on Home Depot Homer buckets? on 02-01-2013 at 07:59 PM
here is the thread...and a picture of the boiling bucket picture AND video ....and y'all were
busting on a guy for using cheap buckets for fermenting, this takes it to a whole new
leveledit: and whil...
Posted in thread: what i have done thus far. ideas for next? on 02-01-2013 at 04:47 PM
I want to use mango, does this flavor translate well?I made tropical melomel with pineapple,
coconuts, mango and orange blossom honey, the mango comes through and even though it was great
Posted in thread: Adding hops. on 02-01-2013 at 01:11 PM
Also dont know how to classify this mead?You can kind of go any direction you want, it'd
definitely fall into the open mead category at mazer cup.... mead, melomel, metheglin, braggot,
cyser, it's you...
Posted in thread: Rasberry melomel. on 02-01-2013 at 12:14 PM
What is the black tea for?Tea is a nice addition to meads for a couple of reasons. First on a
larger scale you can use it to infuse a specific flavor to make a tea metheglin. Second on the
Posted in thread: Mead Recipe on 02-01-2013 at 11:41 AM
No futuristic facility that I know of. However a 5gal pail isn't exactly 5gal. It can be more
like 5.4-5.75 gal. And at 12lbs/gal, that's closer to 70#. Plus I know it's a lower moisture
because it ha...
Posted in thread: Any new news on Home Depot Homer buckets? on 02-01-2013 at 10:50 AM
Here y'all go, after a 15-20 second search on google.....affordable food grade hdpe 2
pails...[*]6 gallon $6.18[*]5 gallon $4.28 (shh don't tell anyone you're splitting
batches)[*]3.5 gallon $3.54 (fo...
Posted in thread: Girlfriend-Flinging Mead Oddity on 01-31-2013 at 03:34 PM
If you were adding the last of the nutrients you're probably around the 1/3 sugar break so your
fermentation is probably at it's most active, lot's of co2 coming off of it, making it pretty
fizzy, if ...
Posted in thread: Getting high abv on 01-31-2013 at 03:28 PM
Considering you started with a yeast that can tolerate 18%+ you can take your original gravity
and figure out how much more honey you need to add to make up the difference in abv, the 1118
Watch and Listen to your Mead....It will tell you when the next step is.
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