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Posted in thread: My first attempt at pumpkin pie mead on 11-05-2013 at 11:23 AM
I'm a bit concerned that there doesn't seem to be any activity twelve hours after pitching. No
bubbles through the blowoff and no movement in the carboy. The starter had stopped before
pitching. Does ...
Posted in thread: My first attempt at pumpkin pie mead on 11-05-2013 at 01:29 AM
It's all up to the yeast now.SouthernGorilla, on Flickr
Posted in thread: My first attempt at pumpkin pie mead on 11-03-2013 at 10:31 PM
Carving and pie pumpkins ? There's a difference ?I just don't get pumpkins and squashes......
the few times I've tasted them, they've always seemed bland as hell. I've been left with the
Posted in thread: My first attempt at pumpkin pie mead on 11-02-2013 at 08:36 PM
Got a 2-liter starter of lalvin 1118 sitting on the kitchen counter. My 6.5-gallon carboy is
sanitized and waiting. There's almost fifteen pounds of honey given to us by friends with their
own hives. ...
Posted in thread: Strawberry Jelly Mead on 06-19-2013 at 01:18 AM
I'd bet fresh berries would still end up tasting like jelly. Just because it's still going to
be sweet and fairly thick. But sounds like you might have the same "wonder what that would
taste like" pro...
Posted in thread: Oak question on 06-18-2013 at 10:30 AM
What's the longest people usually leave fruit in? Is there any risk as time goes on?I just did
a one-gallon batch that sat on the blackberries in primary for a solid month. That didn't
create much bla...
Posted in thread: Bochet Braggot on 06-08-2013 at 01:03 PM
Posted in thread: Bochet Braggot on 06-08-2013 at 02:42 AM
I wonder why absinthe isn't bitter then? I can get wormwood at a local market. I might have to
experiment with it.
Posted in thread: Bochet Braggot on 06-07-2013 at 11:35 PM
I wasn't aware wormwood added bitterness. Now you have me curious about using it myself. The
recipe seems solid enough. I'm looking for a dark, chewy recipe myself. Hope this works out for
Posted in thread: Coffee mead on 06-07-2013 at 10:53 PM
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...