Filtering

Filtering

I happen to be very lucky in that my better half is almost as interested in brewing as I am.  One day she overheard me saying that I would like to try one of those nifty minitjet filter pumps.  Next birthday I got a big totally unexpected surprise! I finally...

Stabilizing Mead

I started out as a "I am not gonna put any sulphites in my meads" kinda person and my meads have turned out like the Energizer Bunny.  They keep going and going and going and……sooo I am sort of leaning towards K-meta and K-sorbate since I...

Primarys

Primarys  Planning a plain sweet mead and a vanilla bean sweet mead (metheglin?).  I have just purchased 15 "Mexican Vanilla Beans".  Mexican vanilla beans are supposed to be much stronger than the Madagascar variety.   They better...

Ciders

Ciders (my wife's) 3 Gallons Hard Apple Cider in carboy  (@ 3 months) She used Cider Yeast on this one and it turned out sour, not sure why so we are adding corn sugar to sweeten it. 1 Gallon Sparkling Hard Apple Cider bottled (@ 1 yr old) Red...

Mystery Melomel

1 gallon Mystery Melomel in carboy (made up of left overs from previous batches 🙂  Smells good still bubbling away.  Might oak this one just for...