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  1. tellish33

    second mead

    Just made my second mead. 4 gallons bottled spring water 1 gallon + 5 lbs local clover honey 2 lbs dark brown sugar 2 packs K1-V1116 yeast S.G. was 1.120 and Brix was 27.5 First batch was phenomenal. Hope the second batch is as good.
  2. tellish33

    Apple Pie Mead Recipe Help

    Can I use just plain ole local cider? Not sure if its unfiltered or not. Its not commercial cider.
  3. tellish33

    Finally!

    Your right. Math was alittle off last night. 31 months is a long time.
  4. tellish33

    Finally!

    Bulk age was almost 19 months. I was going to do a year in bottle but I dont know if it'll last that long. I'm going to try and keep at least one or two bottles to see what it's like in a year. That would be almost 21 months total time.
  5. tellish33

    Finally!

    Nope. I combined Orange Honey and Wildflower Honey to make 9 pounds. And used 3 or 4 pounds brown sugar. Kept it pretty traditional. It turned out way better than I thought. I'm going to venture into other meads now.
  6. tellish33

    Finally!

    I forgot to add my picture. Here it is.
  7. tellish33

    Finally!

    I started my traditional Honey Mead on 2-26-12. I bottled it today after I sorbated it and sweetened it last month. It is absolutely phenomenal. I might just switch to brewing meads now. It finished at 16.36% ABV.
  8. tellish33

    noob mead question

    Mine is not done yet. Well, it technically is done but I'm letting it sit for a year before I bottle. Then I'm going to let it sit for another year once bottled. Here is some of my info that I have from my batch: 2-26-2012 SG [email protected] degrees 31 Brix 2-28-2012 SG [email protected] degrees...
  9. tellish33

    split my mead up this morning

    I started my traditional honey mead on 2-26-12. It was a 3 gallon batch that when I racked it left a lot of head space. So instead of adding honey wine or something else to top up, I went ahead today and split into two 1 gallon jugs. I stole a taste while splitting. Holy crap. I have never had...
  10. tellish33

    Do I top off after transfer

    Thanks everyone for the help.
  11. tellish33

    Do I top off after transfer

    So what would you do to solve my problem of too much head space?
  12. tellish33

    Do I top off after transfer

    What kind of wine would be close to use. Would blackberry ruin it?
  13. tellish33

    Do I top off after transfer

    Thats what mine would be then.
  14. tellish33

    Do I top off after transfer

    I used 9lbs of honey, 2lbs brown sugar, roughly 2 1/2 gallons water and 2 packets of D47 yeast. I used the traditional recipe from hightest sticky.
  15. tellish33

    Do I top off after transfer

    Whats a sack mead?
  16. tellish33

    Do I top off after transfer

    I have a bottle of homebrewed blackberry wine.
  17. tellish33

    Do I top off after transfer

    Its a 3 gallon batch.
  18. tellish33

    Do I top off after transfer

    I dont have anything but bottled water, whiskey, rum, vodka and some "special" stuff. Will water ruin it?
  19. tellish33

    Do I top off after transfer

    I started this mead 2-26-12 and I just transferred my honey mead from primary bucket to carboy tonight. Do I need to top it off or leave it be? Thx in advance.
  20. tellish33

    noob mead question

    I will be excited for anything as long as this mead turns out good.
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