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  • Posted in thread: Starthistle Honey Mead on 08-05-2013 at 03:29 AM
    Peach mead has gone down to 1.004 as of right now (8/4/2013). Seems further than what it
    should've gone with the yeast.Smells like everything else I've made. And tastes about the same
    too. I expected ...

  • Posted in thread: Starthistle Honey Mead on 02-20-2013 at 04:37 AM
    How does it tasteSorry it took a bit, only just now got the chance to actually try it.I don't
    know much of anything about how it should taste, so its more or less the "bar" for now (Only
    had a JAOM th...

  • Posted in thread: Starthistle Honey Mead on 02-11-2013 at 12:15 AM
    2/5/2013, Peach mead at 1.038, racked it off the fruit.

  • Posted in thread: Wax dipping vs shrink wrap? on 02-08-2013 at 12:13 AM
    When I searched for the same thing, there were people split between sealing halting any aging,
    and those saying it helped.I would imagine it adds more protection. And doesn't lack anything,
    because ag...

  • Posted in thread: My First Cider on 02-07-2013 at 06:21 AM
    Sharpie marks are wearing off my desk, so I figured I'd better write them somewhere.1/17/20131
    Gallon BatchLalvin D-47 Yeast1.5 jugs Santa Cruz Organic Apple Juice ($8/3qt)Into 1 gallon
    carboy and set...

  • Posted in thread: Hydrometer Questions (and Misc. ?'s) on 02-07-2013 at 06:02 AM
    More of confirmations but posing them as a question to hopefully get answers or
    experience.(Assuming you want to be "exact" on abv.)-When you top up with the same water you
    used for starting the batch...

  • Posted in thread: Starthistle Honey Mead on 02-05-2013 at 11:26 PM
    2/5/2013Peach Mead is now at 1.042 putting it right around 13% (12.86%). It certain ally
    doesn't taste dry. And it does seem kinda fruity. I may rack it off the fruit its on now and
    see what it does. ...

  • Posted in thread: Carbonating after a 45 day primary ferment? on 01-13-2013 at 12:29 AM
    Hydrometer will tell you if there are sugars left or not. Sparkling you want to be as precise
    as possible to avoid bottle bombs.

  • Posted in thread: Starthistle Honey Mead on 01-12-2013 at 07:21 PM
    The sugar and nutrient being the peach slices? I suppose that makes sense.

  • Posted in thread: Starthistle Honey Mead on 01-12-2013 at 01:12 PM
    Looks like it dropped about an inch of lees between racking and today. Not something I expected
    to see.