10-2-18 We’re dropping into teaching mode again tonight, and bringing in Ryan to talk mead. He’ll be digging into pairing yeasts to your mead recipes, continuing the conversation from last week.
Possibly one of the larger questions in mead making is ‘what yeast do I use?’. And a big question is is indeed. There are hundreds of yeasts out there, for wine, beer, cider and even a few mead specific yeasts.
But which one to choose? That is the question. Ryan is going to try to help you narrow this down, so you can make more focused yeast choices for your upcoming mead batches.
We’re even giving you homework! Download the 2018 ScottLab Yeast Handbook for reference during the show tonight.
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Show links and notes
- 2018 ScottLab Yeast Handbook
- Finding yeasts
- Sur lie and bâtonnage – Ben Rotter
- Guide to SO2 Management – MoreWine
- Backsweetening and Stabilization Spreadsheet
- Oak Infusion Spirals
- DraughtLab – Sensory Guide for Craft Beer
- Danny Acevedo – Modern Mead Making Videos
- The Flavor Bible
- Let There Be Melomels by Rob Ratliff
- The Big Book of Mead Recipes by Rob Ratliff
- Oct 4 – Oran Mor Artisan meads – Country Line Dancing with Debbie Rich
- Oct 6 – Bee Well Mead and Cider Party – Anniversary!
- Oct 14 – Bos Meadery – Science and Mead Tastings at the Wisconsin Science Festival
- Oct 27 – Texas Mead Assocation – Texas Mead Fest!
- Oct 27 – Brimming Horn Meadery – Fight Like a Viking Breast Cancer Benefit
- Nov 17 – Bos Meadery – Progressive Dinner
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