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Old 09-30-2012, 11:33 PM   #1
Steviet
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Hi all, my first ever gallon of mead is nearly a week old in the demijohn now. I was wondering, do I have to rack it into a another demijohn at some point? Or can I just keep it where it is for 6 months?

 
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Old 09-30-2012, 11:46 PM   #2
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If you're going to rack, rack while there's still co2 in the mix. You won't hurt it by racking now--just don't contaminate it.

 
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Old 10-01-2012, 01:05 AM   #3
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What's your SG? My recipe says to rack when the PA is between 3-4 which would be a SG of
1.021-1.030. It's good to keep measurements of where you started so you know where you are. Do you have your original SG value??
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Old 10-01-2012, 04:58 PM   #4
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Hi, thanks for the replies... Tbh I don't know anything about sg or even what it is lol.

 
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