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Old 08-06-2011, 01:21 PM   #1
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Im making a sweet mead, it has been in the secoundary for seven months and has been dorment for a month the gravity is 1.070 what should I do to get the gravity lower?
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Old 08-06-2011, 02:31 PM   #2
Apr 2011
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what was the recipe, yeast, and OG?
does anyone else find themselves sitting, starring at their mead in process?

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Old 08-06-2011, 03:17 PM   #3
Mar 2011
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restart fermentation with EC-1118?

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Old 08-07-2011, 08:27 AM   #4
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Well I'd sort of go with huesmann's suggestion, but instead of using EC-1118, I'd try with K1V-1116 first - oh and google for restarting fermenation/stuck fermentation first for the method to actually use.....

Depending on the starting gravity, it's possible to make the batch hit 18% ABV if there was enough sugar's in the original must (a potential of 18% ABV in a must is a starting gravity of about 1.135 or so).
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