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Posted in thread: Stark Raven Mead (burnt honey mead attempt) on 04-06-2015 at 09:10 AM
Gosh, it's hard to believe it's been so long! We haven't opened another bottle since the last
time I posted (end of 2012). Perhaps we should plan to open one when the weather gets cold
again. Somehow ...
Posted in thread: Stark Raven Mead (burnt honey mead attempt) on 12-19-2012 at 04:49 PM
Sorry it took me so long! To me, The Stark Raven Mead now tastes very much like a holiday
beverage: warming, with vanilla and toasted marshmallow notes, and just slightly sweet. It's
nice to sip in fr...
Posted in thread: Stark Raven Mead (burnt honey mead attempt) on 11-03-2012 at 09:01 PM
We are opening another bottle of this tonight. It's been nearly three years. We'll update later
as to how it's progressing.
Posted in thread: Stark Raven Mead (burnt honey mead attempt) on 04-11-2012 at 05:52 PM
Well, it turned out a lot better than we expected, given our initial impressions of cough
syprup or alcoholic Dr. Pepper! It's actually pretty durn good. I liked the level of
sweetness... slightly swe...
Posted in thread: Anyone here raise chickens? on 03-24-2012 at 12:06 AM
You can see a few pictures in this other blog post (unrelated to beer): you do keep chickens,
you should enter the contest to win a copy of The Chicken Encyclopedia. Just post a comment on
the "Best ...
Posted in thread: Anyone here raise chickens? on 03-23-2012 at 03:28 PM
Thanks! We have Easter Eggers and real Wheaten Ameraucanas, too--beautiful green or blue eggs
for the EEs, and blue only for the Wheatens. The hen pictured eating the spent grains is a
Posted in thread: Anyone here raise chickens? on 03-23-2012 at 03:11 PM
From machinelf's wife:We have a different bread machine recipe for spent gran bread we posted
somewhere a while ago. It is good, but we like this one far better. This new recipe doesn't
require a brea...
Posted in thread: Irish roast beef with stout au jus on 01-28-2011 at 12:45 AM
Wow--those pictures look terrific (and so does your bread, YUM!). Tomorrow I'm making a stew
version, and I can hardly wait. (I keep thinking how wonderful the kitchen will smell
tomorrow...)I agree: ...
Posted in thread: Irish roast beef with stout au jus on 01-26-2011 at 07:10 PM
I keep going outside and coming back in just to keep it fresh in my nose!That's funny--I did
the exact same thing!