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Old 08-27-2013, 04:23 PM   #1
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been thinking of siphoning off a gallon of my lees and adding lemon.. anyone had luck with lemon mead ?



 
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Old 08-27-2013, 04:34 PM   #2
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People have here and there, including a Lemon JAOV, but watch your PH


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Old 08-29-2013, 09:49 PM   #3
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imma giv'er a shot

 
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Old 08-30-2013, 06:24 AM   #4
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I often put a small lemon in my mead when starting a batch just to give the yeast more nutrients, but never thought of using it for flavor. Let us know how it turns out.

 
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Old 09-03-2013, 12:17 PM   #5
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watch your PH
Very good advice. Too much lemon juice can cause yeast to shut down & drop out so fast, the mead will be crystal clear overnight; I found that out the hard way.
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Old 09-10-2013, 02:07 PM   #6
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racked lemon to clear last night....decided to try a taste.....imagine a light lemon on white wine....with a soft honey finish.....yeo the gallon is almost gone...turned out well



 
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