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Old 07-13-2013, 06:57 AM   #1
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Anyone ever make a mead with agave nectar in place of the honey? I'm thinking about doing this but wanna think it through first

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Old 07-13-2013, 07:41 AM   #2
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I made a low gravity (~6.5%) mead with half agave and half honey. Turned out pretty decent.

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Old 07-13-2013, 08:32 AM   #3
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Did you get any noticeable flavor from the agave?

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Old 07-13-2013, 02:57 PM   #4
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I thought it was earthy, meaning a dusty-dirt flavor but in a good way. If you're hoping for tequila flavor, it definitly wasn't that.

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It didn't taste much different from an all honey mead to me, but I am not really a connoisseur of mead at the moment.

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