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    A very quick turnaround mead based on an open source Groennfell recipe - Tart Cherry Mead

    I didn't take an OG reading (d'oh!), but I will measure current gravity. Thanks.
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    A very quick turnaround mead based on an open source Groennfell recipe - Tart Cherry Mead

    Alright, the mead took off pretty quickly after adding the yeast. My airlock was bubbling away. I took the lid off two days ago and gave it a gentle stir. When I snapped the lid back on, it didn't completely seal. Yesterday morning I noticed no bubbling and found it odd. I checked the seal and...
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    A very quick turnaround mead based on an open source Groennfell recipe - Tart Cherry Mead

    Thanks all. I’m a complete newbie to this.
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    A very quick turnaround mead based on an open source Groennfell recipe - Tart Cherry Mead

    I read on several Groennfell recipes to wait 24 hours before pitching yeast. Is that not the case? If I throw the yeast on the must now, do I stir it in or just let it sit on top? Thanks.
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    A very quick turnaround mead based on an open source Groennfell recipe - Tart Cherry Mead

    Thanks all for weighing in. Just to double check... my bucket currently has a little over 2.5 gallons of fluid in it. 48 oz honey 64 oz cherry juice 2 gallons of water Nutrients And tomorrow I’ll add one packet of 71B Am I doing this right?
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    A very quick turnaround mead based on an open source Groennfell recipe - Tart Cherry Mead

    I see that 71B operates in the 59-89 degree range. Theoretically, I'm good, right? Can I still expect a quick turn mead? Thanks.
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    A very quick turnaround mead based on an open source Groennfell recipe - Tart Cherry Mead

    I'm about to make my first batch of mead ever. I'm going to double OP's recipe to make a 2 gallon batch. I will ferment in a 5 gallon bucket. My ingredients: 48oz of Aldi Raw Honey..unsure of type, but it's raw and unfiltered 2 pints Lakewood Pure Black Cherry juice (pure black cherry juice not...
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    Racking Questions

    Hey all, My name is Noah. I'm a first time winemaker. I've been lurking for awhile-- long enough to start a 5 gallon batch of Apfelwein. Can't wait to taste that! Any way, I have poked around the forum and while I have found answers to similar questions, I still have my own. I received a...
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