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mezmiro
03-06-2013, 06:55 PM
So, I just found this article that I think you science geeks will like. ;) It has a plethora of information regarding the content of different varieties of honeys (ratios of sugar, tA, pH, etc) and some insights into exactly how the fermentation process works in mead.

I'm about a 1/3 of the way through and I figured you guys might get some enjoyment out of it. :)

http://www.solorb.com/mead/danspaper.html

fatbloke
03-06-2013, 11:59 PM
So, I just found this article that I think you science geeks will like. ;) It has a plethora of information regarding the content of different varieties of honeys (ratios of sugar, tA, pH, etc) and some insights into exactly how the fermentation process works in mead.

I'm about a 1/3 of the way through and I figured you guys might get some enjoyment out of it. :)

http://www.solorb.com/mead/danspaper.html
Erm, yeah. Actually its been around for a while (had it copied to my desktop for a couple of years).

Good reading though eh!

There's a few names that go with the relatively small amount of formative research that's been done with meads that you'll become familiar with.

Well done for posting the link. It may help others or remind some of us to have a new dig about to see if there's anything else worth reading/pertinent to meads.....

The only downside is that new stuff doesn't seem to appear often, still, gotta be worth a look (note to self.....reread that article/link)......

Bob1016
03-07-2013, 12:17 AM
I've read that one several times as well. It's a good read! If your really crazy I've got a thread full of articles here (http://www.gotmead.com/forum/showthread.php?t=20840). :)

mezmiro
03-07-2013, 03:00 PM
Ooo, great thread! Thanks for the info. I'm kind of a research nut, so this stuff is my bread and butter. ^_^

It's a shame there isn't any more up to date information on honey/mead making. I'm sure the mead has changed slightly, if not the honeys we use to make it.