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Posted in thread: Suggestions for Brett infection on 10-28-2012 at 12:28 PM
I have been trying that with no luck. How in the hell did that form? I've tried Brett c, Brett
b, Brett l, sour cultures and still no pelicleI actually don't have the foggiest idea how.Have
been told ...
Posted in thread: Suggestions for Brett infection on 10-27-2012 at 04:02 AM
Hello guys,I used 6kgs of unfiltered, straight from the hive, local honey. I used New Zealand
spring water. And lalvin d47yeast.Together it made up 19ls. I only had a 23l carboy, so I
risked the heads...
Posted in thread: am new to mead making and am kind of stuck. on 07-14-2012 at 12:53 AM
Hopefully you haven't filled your fermenter close to the top, otherwise you are going to have a
MEA when you degas!nah, its still got 5L worth of space untill it reaches the top (which it
Posted in thread: am new to mead making and am kind of stuck. on 07-13-2012 at 07:53 AM
Actually, you're probably fine with the yeast...From Lalvin's site:REHYDRATIONDissolve the dry
yeast in 50 mL (2 oz) of warm NOT HOT water (40°- 43°C / 104°-109°F). Let stand 15 minutes
Posted in thread: am new to mead making and am kind of stuck. on 07-13-2012 at 06:16 AM
well thanks to you guys and your great advice i have successfully gotten my must into the
fermenting keg. however make the rookie mistake of re hydrating my 71B too soon with its yeast
nutrient and th...
Posted in thread: am new to mead making and am kind of stuck. on 07-13-2012 at 01:47 AM
The above is all good advice, but I'd say keep it simple:1) Sanitize everything2) Mix water,
honey, nutrient to desired gravity at room temperature (no heating!)3) Pitch yeast4) Wait.5)
Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 07-13-2012 at 12:47 AM
Sup fellas,New brewer her from the north shore! Does anyone know if there are any home brew
clubs in the auckland area? Or anyone up to forming a club so we can brew together and learn
for each other?...
Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 07-13-2012 at 12:24 AM
hey guys, im from Auckland. :)was wondering if anyone here could possibly help me here.have
tried the mead forum, was helpful somewhat but am still a little confused. i'll post what i
posted on the me...
Posted in thread: am new to mead making and am kind of stuck. on 07-12-2012 at 05:39 AM
hello :)mead has always been an interest of mine, however i am an amatuer beer brewer (20 brews
under my belt so far) but i have never made mead.so i decided i would give it a try. however i
am a bit ...
Posted in thread: New Zealand Brewers on 06-25-2012 at 11:04 PM
I live up in Auckland, and am somewhat of a beginner brewer. i have a 23L keg and thats about
it. love to drink beer.