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Old 10-26-2012, 09:17 PM   #1
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decided to see if I can make a brew with whatever extra I have on hand right now.

2 zip lock bags full of dandelions
about 1 quart mixed berries
1/2 cup honey
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1 cup sugar

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Old 10-26-2012, 10:51 PM   #2
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Sounds like a fun flora fruity mix. But I think you may want a bit more sugar in there. With those ingrediants in a 1 gallon fermenter you would only have a 7.8% - 8% ABV tops. Up the sugar to 2 cups for about a 12% drink.

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Old 10-27-2012, 03:24 PM   #3
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mixed up last night has kind of a berry/wheat smell to it. I am gonna go with 2 cups of sugar as well

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I love to experiment, keep us posted.

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fermentation has slowed down a lot, was racking a strawberry rhubarb mead so I used that to top it up. Gonna let it sit a few weeks and will probably end up racking this when the lees get a bit higher. So far smells like a mixed berry wine cooler.

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