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Posted in thread: Bochet Mead (burnt mead) on 07-04-2013 at 10:32 PM
We put the honey in quart jars, sealed them with canning lids and added water and when it
presurized cooked it for I think 90 minutes, let it cool on its own and pulled the cans out. I
used some for t...
Posted in thread: Extra Hard Lemonade- bottled, but have a BAAAD sulfur smell!!!!!!!!! on 05-16-2013 at 01:51 AM
I don't have any experience with sulfur in the bottle, but what will you lose by putting it
away and pulling out a bottle in a couple of months just to check progress? To my way of
thinking, you can o...
Posted in thread: Light Lemonade Mead on 05-05-2013 at 01:20 PM
Mine is just done fermenting and it tastes like rotten fruit; hopefully it'll age out but I
don't see myself drinking it in a week or so.
Posted in thread: The Cheap And Easy Way To Carbonate on 04-28-2013 at 08:31 PM
Well heck I feel silly LOL...my whole thing was that I'm worried about bottle bombs. I also
have a general concentrate wine that I sorbated to stop the fermentation so I may actually use
Posted in thread: The Cheap And Easy Way To Carbonate on 04-27-2013 at 04:16 PM
I started out my homebrew odyssey making mead and have now branched out into wine; some of the
wines I've made would really be enhanced by carbonation, but I had no equipment and not a clue
how to do ...
Posted in thread: Extra Hard Lemonade on 04-21-2013 at 06:48 PM
I'm giving THIS hard lemonade a try. It calls for Lalvin EC-1118 Champagne Yeast, and it took
right off.Let us know how it turns out; are you still making this version as well or if this
one turns out...
Posted in thread: General Concentrate Wine on 04-07-2013 at 05:00 PM
Oh I do a killer version of this with blueberry pie filling, cherry pie filling, blackberry pie
filling, grape concentrate and a gallon of cran juice. :) Sounds like you're off to a good
Posted in thread: General Concentrate Wine on 04-02-2013 at 04:48 AM
Hi Jon, if you want to kill the fermentation you need to add potassium sorbate. I use both
campden tabs and the sorbate (1 campden tab crushed up per gallon). If you are only doing a
gallon you can pu...
Posted in thread: General Concentrate Wine on 03-27-2013 at 02:34 AM
Yep that's what I'm saying.
Posted in thread: General Concentrate Wine on 03-25-2013 at 11:47 PM
I made that mistake with the first batch I made....I stuck my paddle in, hit the button and it
fizzed all over the flloor. Trust me, with this one you don't want to do it. It fizzes kind of