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Posted in thread: Still hot @ 11 Mos? on 03-07-2014 at 07:42 PM
Nah i meant backsweeten and bottle this dry batch. Sent from my SPH-D710 using Home Brew mobile
Posted in thread: Still hot @ 11 Mos? on 03-07-2014 at 05:14 PM
Yeah, didn't think this through fully a year ago. But, it was only my second attempt. If I
could do it over I'd probably start with about 3 or 4 lbs more, honey, use 71B, and aim for a
final gravity o...
Posted in thread: Anybody Used Tea Leaves? on 03-06-2014 at 10:23 PM
Finally, someone who knows about tea. Sounds like wait a few minutes after flameout and throw
Posted in thread: Still hot @ 11 Mos? on 03-06-2014 at 10:17 PM
I'm definitely not throwing it out, that's for sure. I'm not saying it's not drinkable I just
thought that after 11 months, the alcohol would have mellowed by now. I've improved my process
quite a bit...
Posted in thread: Anybody Used Tea Leaves? on 03-06-2014 at 02:44 PM
I think it depends on what kind of tea you use. I'm used to drinking plain old iced tea and
that's the flavor profile I was looking for. Green tea, earl grey, or anything else, I couldn't
speak on. Th...
Posted in thread: Anybody Used Tea Leaves? on 03-05-2014 at 03:52 AM
Made this again but went with a low IBU American wheat as the base. Basically doubled down on
the tea and the lemon and added a lot of lemon zest to secodary. Much better. Been on quite a
mead kick la...
Posted in thread: Citrus Melomel on 03-05-2014 at 03:04 AM
Well....its definitely bitter and astringent. That beinv said, i havent back sweetened it yet.
Just stabilized it tonight. After mixing it with honey to a level that seemed balanced i think
i may have...
Posted in thread: Still hot @ 11 Mos? on 03-05-2014 at 12:58 AM
Also, it fermented at 68 and has been bulk aging right at 70. SG - 1.132. Aerated and degaseed
until 1/2 break.Sent from my SPH-D710 using Home Brew mobile app
Posted in thread: Still hot @ 11 Mos? on 03-05-2014 at 12:36 AM
Tasted my strawberry mead tonight at 11 months and the alcohol seems hotter than it should be
at this point. RECIPE:17 lbs honey23 lbs frozen strawberries (5 in secondary)KV-1116
(rehydrated w/ GoFerm...
Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 02-12-2014 at 09:07 PM
I've only seen 1 person comment on the flavor contributions that this Belgian yeast would
normally contribute. Are the normal phenolic/estery (banana/clovish) flavors just not here? I'm
intrigued by t...