Re: proportions of honey, water, and type of yeast for sweet/dry mead recipes
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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.
Baroness Sorcha Crowe of Storvik
--- In email@example.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