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Posted in thread: Back again, with another mead on 01-07-2012 at 10:55 PM
Because I like to use bread yeast? I am also not looking to have a high alcohol yeild
Posted in thread: Back again, with another mead on 01-07-2012 at 07:53 PM
It has been a while [7/11] since I made a mead... but I just finished a new batch!Here's the
comparison between first batch and second batch.First Batch's Stats::Primary Temp: 80*F -
Posted in thread: Bacchus willed me on 08-21-2011 at 08:20 PM
And I appreciate the help! I like Sky River, they do amazing commercial mead.... The
huckleberry that I had was indeed Hidden Legend, it was bad.... I kept the bottle to reuse,
though, lolthe label sa...
Posted in thread: Bacchus willed me on 08-21-2011 at 06:04 PM
I had myself a huckleberry mead... it was terrible... it was bitter and had a heavy hint of
'nail polish remove' to it. It seemed like they just added honey to huckleberry wine.
Posted in thread: VGMeads' first batches on 08-19-2011 at 10:03 PM
Wow, sorry it took me so long to get back to this... I wouldn't call it publication, to be
honest, but through testimonials online and DIY videos on mead making.
Posted in thread: VGMeads' first batches on 07-10-2011 at 04:29 PM
Well, like I said, was an experiment with the bread yeast. It did ferment fast, because I had
it in the top range of the heat it could handle... The others went bad after 6 days, and this
one was fine...
Posted in thread: VGMeads' first batches on 07-08-2011 at 02:36 AM
ALRIGHT!!!!! So, it was finally time to test the mead, being it had sat for two weeks.... Since
then it has been racked to secondary twice in order to keep it off the settled yeast.... I did
this as a...
Posted in thread: VGMeads' first batches on 06-25-2011 at 01:06 AM
Multiple people on the internet seem to think using bread yeast causes a bready/doughy
flavor.... *shrugs* I thought it tasted fine from its sample.
Posted in thread: VGMeads' first batches on 06-24-2011 at 10:19 PM
With all the complaints people have about using bread yeast, I've decided to do an
experiment.I've taken my vanilla mead, which has 2.5lbs honey per gallon, and racked it to
secondary after only five ...
Posted in thread: Proper yeast... on 06-23-2011 at 10:45 PM
I see. What I'm noticing now is that they are starting to mellow out, and it's only been 4
days... While they aren't pumping out as much CO2, they are still 'fizzing' away just fine. I'm
not sure what...