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Forum: Mead Forum 06-12-2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By issack
D-47... love it

D-47... love it
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-12-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 138
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Posted By issack
I know.. shipping kills me here..:mad: I'll...

I know.. shipping kills me here..:mad:

I'll get a shot of it from the inside after i bottle this weekend.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-29-2009, 05:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,511
Posted By issack
We in our HBC have been thinking about doing...

We in our HBC have been thinking about doing this. We can get kegs from Kona Brewing here.. We got a stainless welder in the club thats gun ho to do it.. Seems pretty simlpe to make if you can get...
Forum: Mead Forum 05-21-2009, 04:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,804
Posted By issack
yes vadka is what i use..

yes vadka is what i use..
Forum: Mead Forum 05-19-2009, 04:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,804
Posted By issack
no 4 months total from the day i make the mead. ...

no 4 months total from the day i make the mead.

This is a mead after only 2 months in the conical and 1 month in carboy.
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a136/ianfink/DSC02076.jpg
Forum: Mead Forum 05-17-2009, 03:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,881
Posted By issack
i think they used a half pound of lavender.. i...

i think they used a half pound of lavender.. i would only use an ounce tops
Forum: Mead Forum 05-17-2009, 02:59 AM
Replies: 319
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Posted By issack
I have been interested in trying this as well.....

I have been interested in trying this as well.. Even more now that i hear you guys talk about it. Hmmm I wonder what boiling 24 pounds of honey would be like..
Forum: Mead Forum 05-17-2009, 02:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,248
Posted By issack
friend of mine made a lime mead.. was...

friend of mine made a lime mead.. was outstanding. 1 quart of fresh lime from his tree. 18p honey to make 5 gallons. I'm actually going to do one soon.

This year at our brew fest. A lemon lime...
Forum: Mead Forum 05-17-2009, 02:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,804
Posted By issack
I do mine in mini brew conicals.. age for 2...

I do mine in mini brew conicals.. age for 2 months in them, then rack off in carboys so i have room to make more mead.. I then bottle from the carboys depending on clarity. I wait till it's crystal...
Forum: Mead Forum 03-21-2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,881
Posted By issack
Tasted this mead recently.. WAYYYY too much...

Tasted this mead recently.. WAYYYY too much Lavender in there.. It was too overpowering for me.

Very light on the lavender and semi sweet would be the way they should have gone. After drinking a...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-03-2009, 06:16 AM
Replies: 138
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Posted By issack
The mead i did in it, was in there for two months...

The mead i did in it, was in there for two months before i racked it off to other fermenters to make some fruit meads. They taste great.. actually entering my Blueberry mead next week in the homebrew...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-02-2009, 02:13 AM
Replies: 138
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Posted By issack
Sorry guys.. have been busy and not much internet...

Sorry guys.. have been busy and not much internet time.

I have done three brews in this thing.. (sorry no pics but i'm sure you can get the picture of wort in the tank.. lol ) 2 beers and 1 mead....
Forum: Mead Forum 12-25-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,179
Posted By issack
Watermelon Mead

my 7 1/2 gal batch of watermelon mead is almost done clarifying. and the taste results are a total HIT.! This is a awesome tasting mead.

I started out with just honey and water. 18 pounds of...
Forum: Mead Forum 10-12-2008, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,679
Posted By issack
I have not personally done it. But a guy in our...

I have not personally done it. But a guy in our club does it a lot. he bottles at 1.020 with no bottle bombs.. he did how ever have bottle bombs when he bottled at a 1.040. So now he sticks to 1.020....
Forum: Mead Forum 10-12-2008, 12:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,679
Posted By issack
you can have a carbonated mead by simply bottling...

you can have a carbonated mead by simply bottling it at a 1.020 gravity. and using D1118 yeast.
Forum: Mead Forum 09-30-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,881
Posted By issack
it will be ready to bottle in about 6 months i am...

it will be ready to bottle in about 6 months i am guessing from how rod does his meads.. So see ya then BigKahuna..:D



Nice. I'm thinking it will be refreshing as well.. We shal see down the...
Forum: Mead Forum 09-29-2008, 04:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,881
Posted By issack
Lavender Mead

Was at my friends house last night, and they brewed a lavender mead.. I tasted the must before it went into the fermenter, and WOW.! what an amazing taste that was.. first time for all of us tasting...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-29-2008, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By issack
It's not something that is usually hoppy.. I have...

It's not something that is usually hoppy.. I have tasted a dry hopped wheat and liked it. So i say go for it and tell us how it went..

I'm a hop head anyway. :mug:
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-27-2008, 01:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,010
Posted By issack
yep.. i built mine for under 200 bucks..

yep.. i built mine for under 200 bucks..
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-27-2008, 12:49 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 95,673
Posted By issack
when i am done bottling, I bleed off the small...

when i am done bottling, I bleed off the small amount left of yeast and then i bottle the rest.. i set these bottles aside and they are carbed up faster and ready to drink cause it has more yeast in...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-27-2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 95,673
Posted By issack
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a136/ianfink/DSC...

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a136/ianfink/DSC01944.jpg

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a136/ianfink/DSC01943.jpg
with the 16 1/4 hole you can just lift it out and the arm does not get in...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-26-2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 850
Posted By issack
I brew with mini brew fermenters. i have 4 of...

I brew with mini brew fermenters. i have 4 of them. Sometimes i get head space and i have never had one problem ever. I sometimes fill with CO2 when i dump some yeast but that is only sometimes....
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-26-2008, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,063
Posted By issack
Being a aquarium enthusiast and knowing a little...

Being a aquarium enthusiast and knowing a little about tank building. ( in the process of building a 550 gal tank. ) GE #1 silicone is the most common among aquarium builders. Thy took off the label...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-23-2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 95,673
Posted By issack
I have been using conicals since the first time i...

I have been using conicals since the first time i brewed a couple years ago. Yes i take the air lock off before i bleed the yeast. ( who wouldn't.? ) and i do blast CO2 in after i am done. I just...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-23-2008, 08:26 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 95,673
Posted By issack
16 1/4 inch in diameter hole and dropped it in....

16 1/4 inch in diameter hole and dropped it in. That's pretty much it. Just make a sturdy stand and cut a hole and done deal. i cut a slot to clear the racking arm, but only to find out it was...
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