Highest alc. %

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Highest alc. %

Post by Rookie » Fri May 11, 2018 3:32 am

What's the strongest Mead you've ever made? I've hit 18% twice.
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Re: Highest alc. %

Post by wilfh » Thu May 17, 2018 7:45 pm

Ive had 16% that went right down to .998 but i guess will depend in the monster yeast your using! Which is....

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Re: Highest alc. %

Post by Rookie » Fri May 18, 2018 1:58 am

wilfh wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 7:45 pm
Ive had 16% that went right down to .998 but i guess will depend in the monster yeast your using! Which is....

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I used Lalvin EC-1118.
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Re: Highest alc. %

Post by Rookie » Fri May 18, 2018 1:59 am

Accidental double post: ignore.
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Re: Highest alc. %

Post by Cpt.Frederickson » Thu May 24, 2018 1:09 pm

I managed 16% using K1-V116. Bloody good yeast, that. Planned to a batch step-fed up to 18-20% but never got round to it, might have to do that some time soon
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Fermenting -
Conditioning - Meads - Raspberry Melomel yeast test, Vanilla Cinnamon Metheglyn, Orange Melomel.
Drinking - Youngs AAA Kit; Leatherwood Traditional Mead, Cyser, Ginger Metheglyn.
Planning - Some kits until I can get back to AG, then a hoppy porter, Jim's ESB, some American Red.

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