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Old 02-24-2006, 02:44 AM   #1
Jan 2006
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A couple of months ago I'd bottled a blueberry melomel and I've got a really tasty cherry melomel that finished a few days ago- or at least I figger it's finished. It's cleared out incredibly well and there aren't any bubbles coming out of the airlock.
Does anyone have any advice as far as mixing ratios goes? Just as a starting point, really.

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Old 02-24-2006, 08:48 PM   #2
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Tasting is the only way to get a decent blend. It's usually done when you have a few meads/wines that (although not bad) just don't suit your personal taste, adding a bit of sweet to dry, overpowering fruit tones to flavourless etc to balance. You need to be careful and put any blending experiments back under airlock just to make sure you don't start a re-ferment. If you're happy with both seperately i wouldn't bother mixing them.

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Old 02-26-2006, 11:52 PM   #3
Jan 2006
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I'm with Caplan. If you're happy with the taste, just rack em off, let em settle out, and bottle em.
Apple mead, moderate; .5 gal bottled (Dec 05)
Apple mead, moderate; 2.75 gals bottled Apr 06. 1 gal left.
Apple mead, strong; 3 gals racked, turned out great.
B Cherry mead, strong; 1.75 gals bottled Apr 06 .5 gal left
Pomengranate mead, moderate; 3 fifths bottled. (Mar 06) 1 fifth left
Spiced Apple melomel, 3/4 gal, Jul 07
Pom melomel, strong, 3 gals, Jul 07
Peach melomel, 2 3/4 gals, Jul 07

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