>Additional Mead Notes

>Nov 2/09 Reading on the hydrometer is 1.05 (10%)= must is currently at 8% alcohol content.Continued skimming the gunk off the top. Then figured it too much of a pain in the ass with all that fruit floating on top and just took to giving it a quick swirl to allow some air access to … [Read more…]

>Additional Mead Notes

>Nov 2/09 Reading on the hydrometer is 1.05 (10%)= must is currently at 8% alcohol content.Continued skimming the gunk off the top. Then figured it too much of a pain in the ass with all that fruit floating on top and just took to giving it a quick swirl to allow some air access to … [Read more…]

>Mead Making Notes

>Oct 29/09*sorry for the mixed use of degree designations, it’s just now i had it written down… started with 6kg (=2gal) of honey, with 2gal of water, heated until honey dissolved then brought to a boil for 20mins to sterilize. removed from heat, let cool to 70-75F before adding yeast (temp approx 175F or 77C … [Read more…]

>Mead Making Notes

>Oct 29/09*sorry for the mixed use of degree designations, it’s just now i had it written down… started with 6kg (=2gal) of honey, with 2gal of water, heated until honey dissolved then brought to a boil for 20mins to sterilize. removed from heat, let cool to 70-75F before adding yeast (temp approx 175F or 77C … [Read more…]