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Posted in thread: Liquid honey in boil? on 12-15-2013 at 05:44 AM
i would dissolve a bit of the honey in a glass of warm water and taste it first. if its tastes
bad don't use it, cause thats what the beer will taste like. a lot of the honey flavor comes
from its swe...
Posted in thread: Reusing screw top bottles on 02-12-2013 at 06:07 AM
Awesome. How long have you had any reused bottles capped?i won't know for sure until i open
them but some are around 2 years old now.no signs of anything leaking out.
Posted in thread: Reusing screw top bottles on 01-08-2013 at 06:46 AM
screw cap wine bottles are much the norm here. i've had no problems reusing the cap. none have
leaked so far.also you could use nova twist which clamps onto the neck of the bottle.
Posted in thread: Making mead like a Winemaker vs Beer Brewer on 12-12-2012 at 04:13 AM
Some beer brewers have adapter their beer brewing techniques to mead. You could also consider
besides its low alcohol level in that style that is also carbonated and bottled in little beer
Posted in thread: Making mead like a Winemaker vs Beer Brewer on 12-11-2012 at 10:17 PM
as far as making mead like wine or beer, i would say mead is nothing like beer brewing.granted
there is the style of mead that is low in alcohol like beer, but other than that i can't think
Posted in thread: Air lock activity on 12-05-2012 at 04:25 AM
what was added?did you rack it off the yeast before add the chem?
Posted in thread: Pyment planning on 10-28-2012 at 05:53 AM
Do I still do a SNA(staggered nutrient addition) to pyments?yes. wine guys do SNA anyway. no
reason not to.only thing is maybe a small reduction in the amounts of nutrient as the grape
will add some.
Posted in thread: Basic mead fermentation question on 06-26-2012 at 06:18 AM
i think you hit it on the head with "not tailored specifically for yeast".your doing natural
mead making. its up to you if you want to switch to commercial nutrition or try and find better
Posted in thread: Basic mead fermentation question on 06-26-2012 at 01:40 AM
....., the raisins alone are good nutrition but fast nutrition, ........Transfering it too
early will definitely mess with your ferment, basically stalling it, transfering it with a
small colony that ...
Posted in thread: Basic mead fermentation question on 06-25-2012 at 06:21 AM
the big long crawl is a nutrient problem. the type of nutrients used and how they are added
make a big difference.