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Re: proportions of honey, water, and type of yeast for sweet/dry mead recipes

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  • sorchaprechan
    In a gasp of shameless self-promotion, for basic mead-making info try this: http://wp.me/p2b8q2-cI or this: http://wp.me/p2b8q2-9v Two posts on my brewing blog
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      In a gasp of shameless self-promotion, for basic mead-making info try this: http://wp.me/p2b8q2-cI

      or this: http://wp.me/p2b8q2-9v

      Two posts on my brewing blog - there should be some helpful stuff there. I also have some posts on additives and sanitizers - let me know if you have specific questions.

      Cheers,
      Baroness Sorcha Crowe of Storvik

      --- In sca_brew@yahoogroups.com, J C Ronsen <jcronsen@...> wrote:
      >
      > On Thu, 24 May 2012 18:52:37 +0000, rose.sparrow@... wrote:
      > > Hi
      > >
      > > We have been learning more about mead making and would like to
      > > understand more about the process (rather than just copying reicpes
      > > that someone else made up).
      > >
      > > We are also trying to avoid as many extra chemicals as possible (
      > > we use iodine to disinfect the carboy, siphon and bottles, but
      > > trying to avoid sulphates/and sorbates etc.)
      > >
      > >
      > > How do you figure out what proportions of honey and water to use
      > > with what type of yeast to get either a dry or sweet mead?
      > >
      > > We would like to experiment with different types of yeasts, but
      > > want to know if there is anybody who has already done this.
      > >
      > > thank-you
      > >
      > > Rose
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