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Posted in thread: Best Apfelwein for beginner to make? on 01-21-2011 at 10:54 PM
I used generic kroger brand apple juice. Only additive was ascorbic acid, which if i remember
the original post correctly, is some kind of vitamin anyhow and doesnt affect the outcome.It's
Posted in thread: My Thoughts While Brewing Graff on 06-03-2009 at 06:03 AM
Bottling mine tomorrow, will report back with taste notes
Posted in thread: Cheapest you get honey? on 05-30-2009 at 05:55 PM
armorshell, wholesale honey in SF - Google SearchI've already chased down all those leads, the
only thing that comes close is Marshall's, and there's no way I'm paying $88/gallon for
Posted in thread: Vanilla bean potency and pairing on 05-30-2009 at 05:09 PM
There's really no need to pit your cherries. I spent about a half hour pitting some last summer
and decided to research the whole pit thing. I discovered that many people weren't pitting
Posted in thread: Cheapest you get honey? on 05-30-2009 at 05:07 PM
Anyone have a good source in the SF Bay area?
Posted in thread: Started My Mead on 05-26-2009 at 05:58 AM
Ah, good ol' norcal "Wild Mountain" Safeway honey
Posted in thread: 1st Mead on 05-20-2009 at 04:30 PM
I'd love a strong flavor, but 13lbs, wow! I'll probably stick with something like 5lbs for my 3
gal batch, which by those ratios would be more of a medium fruit flavor profile. Depending on
how the st...
Posted in thread: Mesquite Mead? on 05-18-2009 at 09:18 PM
Hmm... for the medium show mead, how much honey per gallon did you use? I might pick up a few
more containers and make a five gallon batch.Show mead definitely sounds like the winning
suggestion so fa...
Posted in thread: Mesquite Mead? on 05-18-2009 at 03:38 PM
My first mead was a mesquite medium show mead. I bottled it in February and after only 3 months
it's already mellowed out enough to serve to friends, who can't get enough of it. I wish I made
Posted in thread: Can I use splenda instead of sugar??? on 05-11-2009 at 02:19 AM
Oh, and the stevia thing is interesting to me, I've actually never tried it, but I think it's
funny that some of the same people (I'm speaking personally here, about people I know) who
frown on artifi...