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Old 04-12-2008, 02:11 AM   #1
Feb 2008
west by god
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i'm looking to make my 1st batch...i'm thinking just a gallon. I've recently acquired more than enough butterbean honey, and i'd also like to use some vanilla beans.
Ive found a few recipes but can't seem to find anything to help me scale down to 1 gallon. I know i need some nutes etc added to the must. can anyone help me put together a viable 1 gallon recipe?


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Old 04-12-2008, 02:15 AM   #2
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Check out the Leap Year Mead.....It was designed as a 1 gallon to be easy to scale up.
It's roughly...3 # honey, yeast nutrient, and enough water to make a gallon. When you rack, rack onto 2 vanilla beans per gallon.

Easy...Even for me.

Later that evening...I wrote this:
Seriously. I'm here for BEER
It's Not The Size Of Your Rig That Counts....It's How Often You Use It.

Reason: Trying not to Post Whore.

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