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MaxTheSpy

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Im starting a website so that I can document everything and hopefully get my friends and family into making mead as well, I have a page with a how to make mead section and I was wondering if you all could look it over and give me some suggestions on how to make it better or more accurate?


Here is the link to the making mead page : https://tinytreemeadery.com/making-mead/

That would be a huge help!
Please and thanks in advance,
Maxwell
 
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"over with the airlock again"
I would change this to "replace the airlock".
Done! thank you! do you think that the mead types picture is needed or do you think a description would do well enough?
 

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It's about as basic as you can get.

Mix honey, water, and yeast. Aerate. Allow to ferment. Rack. Enjoy.

The wheel is round. :)
 
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It's about as basic as you can get.

Mix honey, water, and yeast. Aerate. Allow to ferment. Rack. Enjoy.

The wheel is round. :)
Would you add any information that would make it helpful to follow or good to know things that you can think of?
 

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Off the top of my head...

What sort of honey should I use?

Why are you heating the honey?

Why use energizer vs nutrient? Why not stagger the additions?

You mention to sanitize (step 2) but don't explain how or what to use.

What yeast(s) are good for beginners and how do they compare?

What temperature is good for fermentation? How can it be controlled?

How should I know when to rack? How do I know when to bottle?

What equipment is needed for bottling?

Are sulfites needed?

What fruits/flavorings are good and how much should I use?

Is this mead supposed to be sweet, dry, or somewhere in between?

Etc. Etc. There's a lot to know and consider.
I'd suggest to give a some easy recipe (e.g. JAOM) if that's your goal.
Otherwise I'd go into a lot more detail to explain various aspects of the process and ingredient selection if your goal is to teach.

Cheers
 
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Off the top of my head...

What sort of honey should I use?

Why are you heating the honey?

Why use energizer vs nutrient? Why not stagger the additions?

You mention to sanitize (step 2) but don't explain how or what to use.

What yeast(s) are good for beginners and how do they compare?

What temperature is good for fermentation? How can it be controlled?

How should I know when to rack? How do I know when to bottle?

What equipment is needed for bottling?

Are sulfites needed?

What fruits/flavorings are good and how much should I use?

Is this mead supposed to be sweet, dry, or somewhere in between?

Etc. Etc. There's a lot to know and consider.
I'd suggest to give a some easy recipe (e.g. JAOM) if that's your goal.
Otherwise I'd go into a lot more detail to explain various aspects of the process and ingredient selection if your goal is to teach.

Cheers
this is exactly what Im looking for and Im 90% sure I know the answers for 90% of those questions!
 

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Double-check your homepage. There are some missing punctuations and some letters that should be capitalized. Also, standardize if you’re using 1 or 2 spaces after a period.

Otherwise, site looks good.
 
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Double-check your homepage. There are some missing punctuations and some letters that should be capitalized. Also, standardize if you’re using 1 or 2 spaces after a period.

Otherwise, site looks good.
Thanks! Ill fix that during lunch today!
 
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