I racked all three batches of mead I currently have going last Thursday. Both strawberry meads have aged nicely and have a very similar taste regardless of the yeast issues I had earlier. I racked them off the strawberries, just like the previous batch of strawberry mead and now I just have to wait for it to clarify. The blueberry mead (now unfortunately only one batch) I racked onto the actual blueberries and it has taken on a deep purple delicious-looking color, I am very excited about it. Stats:

Stats, Sweet Strawberry:

  • Started: 15 May 2011
  • More yeast: 20 May 2011
  • Rack onto Strawberries: 13 Jun 2011
  • Rack off of Strawberries: 7 Jul 2011

Stats, Dry Strawberry:

  • Started: 15 May 2011
  • More yeast: 20 May 2011 (another packet 4632)
  • More yeast: 22 May 2011 (EC-1118)
  • Rack onto Strawberries: 13 Jun 2011
  • Rack off of Strawberries: 7 Jul 2011

Stats, Blueberry:

  • Started: 14 June 2011
  • First rack: 7 Jul 2011 (onto 7lbs of blueberries, approximately 1gallon+1/2qt of blueberries)
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