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Posted in thread: First mead on 01-16-2012 at 10:45 PM
Forgot to mention OG was 1.120 and temp was 72 degrees.
Posted in thread: First mead on 01-16-2012 at 10:44 PM
Sat night I started my first mead a 2 gallon batch.6 lb clover honey1.75 gallons waterLalvin
E-1118 yeast1/4 tsp yeast energizer1/8 tsp Potassium MetabisulfateI attempting to make this as
a gift to so...
Posted in thread: Broke College Brewer on 01-05-2012 at 04:37 AM
Well it's going to be scaled down to 1 gallon batches so 1 bean per gallon I figured would be
plenty and about 3.5 pounds per gallon. I want to do 2, 1 gallon batch but I might only do 1
for now, well...
Posted in thread: Broke College Brewer on 01-05-2012 at 03:05 AM
Sorry I didn't get to post this sooner but here is the recipe I wanted to use:15 Lbs. Fireweed
Honey6 Vanilla beans, split6 bags Earl Grey TeaLavlin EC-1118 yeastNutrient & Energizer8OZ
bottle Pure Va...
Posted in thread: Broke College Brewer on 01-03-2012 at 08:02 PM
Thanks guys I didn't think I would raise this much controversy, but I love all the information!
Continued advice is always welcome. I've been looking up some items at a home brew store, my
Posted in thread: Screw Top Bottles on 01-03-2012 at 02:47 AM
So in general a bench capper is better then a 2 handled capper?
Posted in thread: Screw Top Bottles on 01-02-2012 at 11:10 PM
Can you use a standard 2 handled capper on screw top bottles? Or do you need a bench capper?
Posted in thread: Broke College Brewer on 01-02-2012 at 04:00 AM
Thank you all for responding! All of you have gave some good advice/ ideas/ leads. If anyone is
curious I am a student at Ball State University.
Posted in thread: Broke College Brewer on 12-30-2011 at 11:29 PM
Hello everyone, I've been reading all threads on this form for quite a while and am interested
in starting to brew mead. From what I've read, besides getting a good recipe and patience, mead
Posted in thread: Carbonate with fake sugar?? on 12-21-2011 at 03:41 AM
I have a question, when sweeting with splenda and then bottle carving with sugar would you use
the same as when making beer, I believe 3/4 cup to 5 gallon? And also if only using a small
amount of sug...