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Old 03-02-2012, 12:42 AM   #21
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What has happened to this thread?? I'm kind of interested in the difference between cold brewing coffee in water separately, and racking cool mead onto grounds. Essentially one is doing a water steep while the other is doing a similar thing, with alcohol and lower pH in the mix.

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Old 03-02-2012, 12:56 AM   #22
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Being an ex-pretentious coffee geek, I can say that cold brewing coffee will lower the amount of oils released from the bean, and will give you a smoother stronger coffee than brewing hot, plus the caffeine levels will be a ton more. I can't on the other hand give any advice on the ph levels. I would assume that letting the grounds steep in the mead will help the favors blend better, but I'm not sure if the alcohol content will affect the steeping process.

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Old 03-02-2012, 01:09 AM   #23
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What do you mean?
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Old 03-02-2012, 10:53 AM   #24
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Lol,sooo my coffee wine is still going crazy

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Old 03-03-2012, 03:47 AM   #25
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awesome... if this turns out well, i'm doing a batch too! :P

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Old 03-05-2012, 12:07 AM   #26
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Id like to see somes pics of this... and i agree with SenorPepe cold brewing and racking with the beans for flavor and color

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Old 06-07-2013, 04:46 PM   #27
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I'm curious about how did that turned out in the end.

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Old 06-07-2013, 09:53 PM   #28
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I hope it turned out better than my coffee mead did. I made the mistake of brewing the coffee first. The final product had no real coffee flavor at all. I like honey in my coffee. So I'll try it again. But next time I'll add the grounds to secondary instead of using brewed coffee in the primary.

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