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    Re: Aerating Wine / Mead While Fermenting

    Often intermediate aeration is done as part of a stepped nutrient feeding schedule done, as a poster above describes, up to about the 1/3 sugar break. I've experimented with stepped nutrient...
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    Re: So what are you brewing?

    cider (3x 5 gallons of different apples juice blends and may get broken down into smaller batches with fruit and/or honey additions)
    cranberry mead that will get its last infusion of frozen berries...
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    Re: Mead in Small Batches

    I make one gallon batches all the time. If I'm starting 2-4 gallons, I'll split 1 or 2 yeast packets among them. If I'm starting just one, I throw the whole packet in. I haven't had any problems with...
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    Re: When to rack.

    Nothing wrong with any of the previous advice but I will offer a counterpoint: I've been fermenting mead for a few years now and have never racked a batch until it was essentially done with primary...
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    Greetings from MD

    Complete newbie here just starting to learn the ropes. I'm presently taking a class offered by my local beekeeping association and thinking about just where I might put a hive, or two. When I'm not...
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