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Forum: Mead Forum 10-10-2013, 03:12 AM
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Posted By Lungus
I only put in 1/3 to 1/2 of the fruit in the...

I only put in 1/3 to 1/2 of the fruit in the primary. The rest is still in the freezer. When the primary fermentation is done and it has fermented out dry I'll rack it onto sulphite and sorbate. At...
Forum: Mead Forum 10-09-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,804
Posted By Lungus
1 gallon of Blackberry Melomel. 741.5

1 gallon of Blackberry Melomel. 741.5
Forum: Mead Forum 10-06-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,914
Posted By Lungus
I'm starting a one gal batch of this tomorrow...

I'm starting a one gal batch of this tomorrow with 71-B. The blackberries are freezing right now. I still haven't found a source of vanilla bean yet. I've got to check the organic stores and see if...
Forum: Mead Forum 10-05-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By Lungus
After fermentation is complete rack onto...

After fermentation is complete rack onto sulphites and sorbate, wait a few days for it to do it's thing and still the yeast. Now is the time add honey, fruit juice or fruit juice concentrate if you...
Forum: Mead Forum 09-29-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By Lungus
You're pitching your yeast into a quarter cup of...

You're pitching your yeast into a quarter cup of water at 104F for 15 min. That is a fairly small amount of water so the temp will drop quickly in that amount of time.
Forum: Mead Forum 09-29-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By Lungus
You're pitching your yeast into a half a cup of...

You're pitching your yeast into a half a cup of water at 104F for 15 min. That is a fairly small amount of water so the temp will drop quickly in that amount of time.
Forum: Mead 09-29-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 1,955
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Posted By Lungus
So, due to curiosity and a profound lack of...

So, due to curiosity and a profound lack of patience I opened a bottle of my JOAM which was bottled two weeks ago and even though it is a tad bitter it's still very enjoyable. In a month it should be...
Forum: Mead Forum 09-28-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Lungus
I do primary in one gallon jugs and SNA. The...

I do primary in one gallon jugs and SNA. The trick is to make sure you have degassed before you add the nutrients.
Forum: Mead Forum 09-28-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By Lungus
With my space limitations I also have to think...

With my space limitations I also have to think about where do I put the bottles later. Currently I have 2x23L and a 26.5L carboys and about half a dozen 1gal. jugs and 2 2.86L jugs with a few empties...
Forum: Mead Forum 09-27-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,704
Posted By Lungus
Could workers be hardwired not to harm a queen?...

Could workers be hardwired not to harm a queen? Maybe it's only queens who fight queens when they are fighting for supremacy. I was thinking that the queens close entourage might have had enough of...
Forum: Mead Forum 09-27-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By Lungus
Hahahahaha, Funny you say that, I have now built...

Hahahahaha, Funny you say that, I have now built up a little forest of one gallon jugs in different stages of fermentation and aging.
Forum: Mead Forum 09-27-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By Lungus
D'oh

D'oh
Forum: Mead Forum 09-27-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,704
Posted By Lungus
It's a bee sting bee world out there.

It's a bee sting bee world out there.
Forum: Mead Forum 09-26-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,704
Posted By Lungus
Too bad about the hive, I guess it was just too...

Too bad about the hive, I guess it was just too late in the season.
Forum: Mead Forum 09-26-2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,704
Posted By Lungus
Can you put them in the garage or garden shed and...

Can you put them in the garage or garden shed and keep it cold but not more than a degree or two below freezing?
Forum: Mead Forum 09-24-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By Lungus
Couldn't he just sulphite the bottles to stop any...

Couldn't he just sulphite the bottles to stop any oxidization and recork them for long term storage?
Forum: Mead 09-24-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 1,955
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Posted By Lungus
If the fruit has started to drop the others will...

If the fruit has started to drop the others will follow shortly and cheap honey ferments just fine. Strange though, mine cleared after a month and the fruit dropped a month later.
Forum: Mead 09-23-2013, 01:20 PM
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Posted By Lungus
He used the needlenosed pliers to pull the orange...

He used the needlenosed pliers to pull the orange sections out of the neck as for the rest I put in some water, shake, dump, repeat until it's clean and a bottle brush with a bend on it will get to...
Forum: Mead 09-22-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 25,276
Posted By Lungus
That gives me a lot of hope because I made some...

That gives me a lot of hope because I made some in June and I tasted it a week ago and it was still quite harsh.
Forum: Mead Forum 09-22-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,316
Posted By Lungus
Tried a Masons Manor Traditional mead today and...

Tried a Masons Manor Traditional mead today and it was quite enjoyable. I
thought I'd try a commercial mead and this is the only one available in B.C. Liquor Stores so that's what I got. It was...
Forum: Mead Forum 09-20-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Lungus
I'm betting the little bit of sulphites on those...

I'm betting the little bit of sulphites on those raisins are not going to be enough to stop or really even slow down fermentation,
Forum: Mead Forum 09-20-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By Lungus
Ya with the malted barley it's more like a...

Ya with the malted barley it's more like a scotch, mmmmmm single malt scotch.
Forum: Mead Forum 09-19-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Lungus
You can if you want then you lose less mead when...

You can if you want then you lose less mead when you rack.
Forum: Mead 09-18-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 1,955
Views: 559,856
Posted By Lungus
I don't think he did add the pith. This is what...

I don't think he did add the pith. This is what he wrote.

What he created would be more along the lines of Malkore's Not So Ancient Orange Mead.
Forum: Mead Forum 09-18-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By Lungus
The yeast will eat that layer of honey no problem.

The yeast will eat that layer of honey no problem.
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