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Posted in thread: Pineapple ginger mead, acid question on 07-07-2014 at 02:28 PM
Back sweetening is definitely your best bet. I made a tropical mead with pineapple oranges and
coconut and the dryness combined with the acid made it almost undrinkable. Just be careful when
you add t...
Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 01-27-2014 at 03:03 AM
Quick followup: I started 3 meads in the style of BOMM. I did a 5 gallon BOMM to the letter
(1388), then a 1 gallon catawba pyment (wyeast 1388), and a 4 gallon LoganBerry melomel (wyeast
3463). I sta...
Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 01-21-2014 at 12:16 AM
Loveofrose,Do usually bottle at a month without any racking? The reason I ask is because mine
is at 1 month now. I plan on letting it age a bit yet before bottling. I am in the process of
moving so I ...
Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 12-29-2013 at 05:07 PM
One of the guys at ABH said it tasted like a horse blanket.Ha. Well I tasted the honey and
thought it was quite delicious. Definitely a strong and complex flavor but I didn't taste horse
Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 12-26-2013 at 12:15 AM
JAOM at 6 months. Enjoying in front of a fire while watching A Christmas Story.168106
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