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Old 01-31-2013, 08:41 PM   #1
Jan 2013
Jesup, Georgia
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I know this is a newbie question but here goes. I am making a cherry berry mead that calls for Wyeast 4184 which has a tolerance of 11% but I only have Red star wine yeast that is 13% tolerant. The recipe has an ABV of 12%. My question is should I order the wyeast or could I just add a little more honey to preserve the sweetness and have just a little higher ABV with the wine yeast. I am wanting a semi sweet to sweet mead.

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Old 01-31-2013, 09:17 PM   #2
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Gotmead reply refers......
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