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Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 12-22-2013 at 01:08 AM
Let me know what the buckwheat contributes. I've alway been a bit wary of it.Will do. I know
someone who swears by it as an accent. It definitely has a potent and complex taste, but I
could see it bei...
Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 12-21-2013 at 08:14 PM
I just made a batch of this last night. I added a little more honey than suggested but not
much. I did 2.5lbs of orange blossom and a quarter pound of buckwheat for complexity. Excited
to see how this...
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 09-13-2013 at 02:22 AM
Just bottled this tonight after about 5 months in the jug. Had a little left over to sip on. It
is pretty delicious except I can taste a little bitterness that tastes like the pith. I think
next time ...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 08-27-2013 at 03:50 PM
I made a 3 gallon batch of this about 3 weeks ago. I used all apple juice and apple juice
concentrate to get me to a SG of 1.066. It fermented down to 1.010. I plan on kegging this, so
I transferred t...
Posted in thread: Bochet Mead (burnt mead) on 07-05-2013 at 01:33 AM
I just got a cider press this year, our bees have really done a good job on our apple trees so
we should get enough apples to experiment with. A Bochet csyer is on our list. Do you still get
Posted in thread: Bochet Mead (burnt mead) on 07-04-2013 at 04:56 PM
Its hard for some people to go outside their box and change the flavor of the honey so
dramtically. We bottle our first batch made in a pressure canner Saturday morning, its got a
deep mahogony color,...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 06-16-2013 at 11:46 PM
Tapped this this weekend. It is absolutely delicious. Very refreshing. I will definitely be
repeating this recipe.129032
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 06-12-2013 at 12:44 PM
Has anyone experienced the strong sulfur/yeast smell even after kegging? I kegged this beer on
Sunday, after 10 days of fermentation. Everything went well, I hit all my numbers. Used a
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 06-10-2013 at 02:50 AM
So 9 days into fermentation (tonight) I decided to check my gravity since I still have a steady
bubble every 12 seconds (I guess mine is going to take a little longer than 10 days). When I
opened the ...
Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 06-07-2013 at 01:23 PM
126999Cracked open my first bottle of Tropical Melomel. I was a little concerned about how this
one was going to taste, but after 10 months and a little back sweetening it has turned out way