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Posted in thread: beekeeping for mead on 05-24-2013 at 04:48 PM
For us it pays double, we have a Wineyard full of raspberries, blackberries, apple and cherry
trees. When all the feral bees vanished we put some hives in and our production was much
better, the fruit...
Posted in thread: Blackberry Bochet on 05-23-2013 at 07:52 AM
Or,the biggest upside is that you keep all the aromas in the honey and dont loose them out the
window :) WVMJ
Posted in thread: beekeeping for mead on 05-22-2013 at 12:20 AM
We are in our locust tree flow right now, hoping the tulip poplar starts soon, so much stuff
blooming right now. We are using foundationless in Lang supers and have a couple top bar hives
for fun, the...
Posted in thread: Durian cider - yes I went there. on 05-19-2013 at 03:16 PM
Put it on the back shelf and let it age for the stinky flavors to blend together and get
stronger:) That is a good idea for your label in the above post, I heard they were not allowed
in some hotels, ...
Posted in thread: Best plums to grow for wine? on 05-19-2013 at 03:20 AM
Some sites list plums as zone 5, some zone 4, maybe if you had a protected site to give them a
little break from the winds? We planted Methley last year for their red flesh and great taste,
Posted in thread: Blackberry Bochet on 05-18-2013 at 06:57 PM
SG, no problem, I am trying to do the same thing. But, with honey, like grapes, its a little
different every year depending on the weather etc. If only I had a big old autoclave I would
fill up a bunc...
Posted in thread: Killer Bee Honey? on 05-17-2013 at 12:45 AM
That only took you 35 minutes to go ahead and order it, maybe you should make a JAOM with this
:) They have an extra big smoker for working these bees and I think they wear extra layers
under their be...
Posted in thread: The 'Eugenia Uniflora' mead experiment on 05-12-2013 at 04:20 PM
Whoops, got it confused with the Brazilian pepper tree which over here is used to make honey,
your tree seems to be good for pollen not nectar. WVMJ
Posted in thread: The 'Eugenia Uniflora' mead experiment on 05-12-2013 at 10:14 AM
Sounds like they would be great in a salsa! I prefer to split the fruit between the primary
with most of the fruit and the secondary add some fruit to refresh the taste. There always
seems to be two c...
Posted in thread: 8 year old kit. on 05-12-2013 at 10:05 AM
If it tastes plummy its already oxidized as a niagra should not taste plummy. The gunk in the
bag was the good stuff from your must (not wine) precipitating out, they protect the wine from