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Old 03-08-2007, 08:34 PM   #1
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Default Young mead taste?

I racked my blueberry and blackberry Mel. today and took the S.G and tasted the sample and wow .... hi alcohol and very astrigent(spelling)! is this normal!

Used 3 lb wildflower and added pectic enzyme and yeast nutrient

OG 1.110
Todays G. 0.98

and its been almost a month!


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Old 03-08-2007, 08:49 PM   #2
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I racked my blueberry and blackberry Mel. today and took the S.G and tasted the sample and wow .... hi alcohol and very astrigent(spelling)! is this normal!

Used 3 lb wildflower and added pectic enzyme and yeast nutrient

OG 1.110
Todays G. 0.98

and its been almost a month!
Mead takes YEARS to get good.


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Old 03-08-2007, 09:02 PM   #3
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ok sounds good... I am making it but it's for the GF! I dont mind waiting! lol
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Old 03-09-2007, 02:03 AM   #4
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It'll taste like jet fuel for about a year.
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