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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???
Prairiepiss wrote:You got a bunch... that home distill to make the best product they can. On the biggest home distilling forum on the net. Trying to give the best advice they can. Or... go by the manufactures info. Who is just out to sell you as much crap as they can.
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) ????????????
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