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Posted in thread: Semi-Sweet Mead Mistake on 04-02-2012 at 02:03 AM
I read that every 1lb of honey produces 1% of the mead's alcohol content. So, given the yeast's
ceiling of 18% and the original 12.5lbs of honey used, an additional 7.5lbs would likely create
Posted in thread: Semi-Sweet Mead Mistake on 04-01-2012 at 11:38 PM
I am attempting to make a semi-sweet pure California Orange Blossom mead. I used 12.5 lbs of
honey in a 5 gallon batch, but pitched a batch of yeast intended for a dry mead. My yeast -
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Posted in thread: Experimenting with Yeast Starters for Dry Yeast on 06-22-2009 at 04:45 AM
Thank you, everyone, for your informative and helpful responses. It was an interesting
experiment, but I will go back to the ways of simple rehydration!A semi-related question -
could an over-abundanc...
Posted in thread: Experimenting with Yeast Starters for Dry Yeast on 06-19-2009 at 05:46 AM
As a fairly new homebrewer (6 months), I recently decided I would experiment with simple DME
yeast starters for my dry yeast. Specfically, I made one started for a 5 gallon batch of an