A buddy and I used a recipe from VanceG and it is turning out awesome already! We used 4 gallons of apple cider and 16 pounds of my honey along with some dates and raisins. I can't remember the yeast we used but another thing my buddy did during the first few days was he tubed in oxygen for about a minute each day to help the yeast out. We just racked the mead a couple weeks ago and it has a red tint to it and cleared up a lot. Will rack one more time as the yeast has settled to the bottom, about a quarter inch layer in the car boy.
Coyote Creek Bees - Beekeeping for 2 years. Number of hives - 17
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