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Old 10-08-2008, 01:20 AM   #1
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50 lb Honey Powder Bulk Nutritious Pure Natural - eBay (item 220120299849 end time Oct-30-08 15:09:47 PDT)

Anyone use Honey Powder before?

Would this be good for a very fruity mead?

I just never heard of Honey Powder before.

What would 50lbs of powder equal in liquid weight?
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Old 10-08-2008, 01:21 AM   #2
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Yuck...NO....And My God that sounds nasty.

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Old 10-08-2008, 01:52 AM   #3
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Agreed, never heard anyone using it and I wouldn't want to be the first.

Their description of this stuff is just amazing. Apparently honey can cure anything, make you run faster and just make you a better person. Though admittedly, dehydrated honey doesn't sound bad, but I wouldn't use it for a mead. I would like to try it as a sugar replacement perhaps, but not 50 lbs of it.

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Old 10-08-2008, 02:48 AM   #4
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i like finding great deals on stuff but that jus sounds nasty, i wouldnt let my enamy ferment that
besides with that much built up hype in the description id be awefully afraid of the big let down after spending over 200$
if you really want to try it out look for a much smaller quantity to make a 1 gallon batch with

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Old 10-08-2008, 02:53 AM   #5
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I would love to see the results of a batch made with this.... I just wouldnt want to be the one to do it.


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why not just try this???? 60lbs liquid and less $$

http://cgi.ebay.com/100-Pure-Clover-...d=p3286.c0.m14

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Old 10-08-2008, 03:06 PM   #6
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Interesting. They claim it is 100% raw honey, but a little research says 70% is about the limit for a dry powder. It also looks like it is intended for baking. I haven't tried it, but I have tried brewing with baking malt extracts and they are different from brewing extracts.

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I've seen this stuff at an asian market near me. I think they manly use it as a sweetener for tea. Maybe in a couple months, when all my carboys are filled and bullk aging, I'll get bored and experiment with a 1 gallon batch.

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