Ss Brewing Technologies Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Wine, Mead, Cider, Sake & Soda > Mead Forum > 1.060 Brochet
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-15-2012, 03:10 AM   #1
Kunkemonster
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: South Korea
Posts: 46
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default 1.060 Brochet

I'm thinking about doing my first brochet, I don't have any wine yeast and lots of WLP 001 yeast cake. I've made a JOAM and just did a hopped braggot a few weeks ago. I'm thinking about doing 5 gallons of 8%ish mead that should be drinkable by fall time, do you think it's doable?

__________________
Kunkemonster is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-16-2012, 10:48 PM   #2
Kunkemonster
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: South Korea
Posts: 46
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

Buehler?

__________________
Kunkemonster is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-17-2012, 04:26 PM   #3
Arpolis
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Posts: 2,034
Liked 188 Times on 174 Posts
Likes Given: 34

Default

Since people are dead to answering this, I will throw my 2 cents in. I think it is very doable. I am doing my first Bochet now and if you keep the ABV below 10% I think it will drink well by fall. The carmalized honey has a strong smell and tast. How it will come out after fermenting is yet to be seen. I say go for it. The Bochet is growing in popularity I think and soon will be everywhere. But that also means that everyone is also just getting into it so join the group and experiment a way.

__________________

A painting says a thousand words. But a painting while on good mead just looks funny!

Arpolis is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-17-2012, 05:31 PM   #4
Bhunter87
Registered User
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Philadelphia, Pa
Posts: 326
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts

Default

Yeah I agree. I'm not sure how to answer the yeast question, but I just put my first bochet in the primary 2 weeks ago and it's rockin! My abv will be over double yours which was in part an accident, but either way I'm excited and loved the taste of the caramelized honey!!

__________________
Bhunter87 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools