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  • singing,piano,guitar,morris dancing,renaissance faires,pirate stuff,family
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  • early (renaissance), classical, heavy metal
  • I've been making mead since March 2012. My husband is threatening to have a mead-making intervention done on me, since I have turned our entire family room into a meadery!
  • Rose-Cardamom Metheglyn, Acerglyn, Metheglyn with typical herbs used in 16th century -- thyme, bay, rosemary (Queen Elizabeth apparently was fond of this), various and sundry melomels
  • Carrot Blossom Traditional
  • Cyser (spiced and unspiced), pear melomel, buckwehat traditional
  • Ginger Metheglyn, Orange Blossom Traditional, Rhodomel, Chamomile-Vanilla Metheglyn, Strawberry Melomel, Peach Melomel, Meadowfoam Honey Traditional, Stone Fruit Melomel (plum, cherry, nectarine, apricot), Tupelo-Elderflower Metheglyn
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  • Posted in thread: Honey Choices on 01-10-2013 at 07:19 AM
    Sounds like Flying Bee Ranch! They're wonderful. I've made meadowfoam, buckwheat, and orange
    blossom traditionals using their honeys, used their white sage in a pear melomel, and just
    started a carrot...

  • Posted in thread: Concern about 71B, cyser and sorbate. on 10-17-2012 at 06:52 AM
    Howdy. I'm planning on making a cyser at some point. (just finishing up one made with Lalvin
    D47 that is turning out awfully tart and sour..... will be playing around with backsweetening
    and time for ...

  • Posted in thread: Rhodomel using rose water? on 05-29-2012 at 01:29 AM
    Well, my rhodomel is chugging along beautifully! I used Lalvin D-47, so the mouthfeel is
    fantastic. Started at 1.090, down to 1.014, ABV = 10%, so it has a little way to go yet. It
    tasts moderately ro...

  • Posted in thread: Rhodomel using rose water? on 05-18-2012 at 05:39 PM
    [QUOTE=Brann_mac_Finnchad;4095352]Where did you find your rose petals?I have one source (never
    purchased from them, but know people that have). Didn't think about sharing it until now,
    lol.Amazon has ...

  • Posted in thread: Rhodomel using rose water? on 05-17-2012 at 07:47 AM
    Thanks for the replies. I decided to search a little more dilligently for petals, and
    subsequently put a batch together by making a "tea" with just water and dried rose petals
    (which turned out surpri...

  • Posted in thread: Rhodomel using rose water? on 04-12-2012 at 10:17 PM
    Hello -- This is my first post! I seem to have been bitten by the mead-making bug. I'm planning
    on starting a rhodomel in the near future. I've found a few recipes for this using rose petals.
    Has anyo...