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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...
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
And tomorrow I’ll add one packet of 71B
Am I doing this right?
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.
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...
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...