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Dnderhead wrote:if you use 15- 18lb honey for 5 gallon batch but it will be sweet.(they call it sack?)
12-14 lb in 5 gallon will make a medium mead..
use up to 10lb in 5 gallon for a dry mead.
hydromel 3.5 - 7.5%
standard 7.5 - 14%
sack 14 - 18%
taken from the BJCP site listed under "Mead Styles"
akrandy wrote:Thanks for the info. My reflects still can also be used as a Pot still. And that's what I'll be using. My wife make fireweed honey and I wanted to try and make shine out of it. So that's why I'm doing it What kinda yeast should I use bakers? Distillers? Or a turbo? Yes I said it turbo lol I'm not against using it.
wacabi1 wrote:We've been in a terrible drought, fer tha Las two years really, but I have noticed that tha percimon r doing good this year... prolly tha best wine I ever made was percimon, light, almost like an angel,.. do ya think master Dunder, that would be a good combo???
Dnderhead wrote:I like melanoma,,this is mead with fruit..and a favorite is apple with a touch of cinnamon.
but if I was to distill,Id do so in a pot still.then flavour after if wanted.
(maybe,,,,,,, apple honey pie) ????????????