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Posted in thread: braggot on 03-26-2015 at 03:31 AM
Some of my favorite mead/braggots have been citrusy and refreshing in nature. A good citrusy
braggot would look like.1 gallon recipe1lb orange bloosom honey (lightly Caramelized)1lb
pilsner light LME ...
Posted in thread: How to serve JAOM on 03-26-2015 at 12:13 AM
I like my JOAM on the rocks. Enjoying some right now!
Posted in thread: braggot on 03-26-2015 at 12:11 AM
There are a few schools of thought when doing a braggot. 1 method is to brew a traditional mead
in one carboy and an ale or other beer in another and then blend the two afterwards.Another
school of th...
Posted in thread: Problems with a batch on 03-24-2015 at 01:07 AM
Camden should not be bad to add if recombining the jars into a new fermentation chamber. That
just helps prevent bacterial infection along with possible oxidation. The sorbate is not what
you want to ...
Posted in thread: How Many Gallons of Mead 2015 Edition! on 03-23-2015 at 03:39 AM
1 gallon vanilla bochet and 1 gallon cyser made from my own bee hives honey.243.5 total.
Posted in thread: Single Vessel Mead Making on 03-22-2015 at 08:48 PM
Yeast choice is key when you try to undertake a mead with no racking and going strait to bottle
aging. The best yeast I have found for brilliantly clear meads in a short time frame of 3-5
weeks is Lon...
Posted in thread: New attempt at cyser! 3rd try is a charm. on 03-21-2015 at 12:18 PM
I think that is what I need to do. Later in the year when the local orchards are picking apples
I need to try and see which ones I can get in on that and see if they can press me some fresh
Posted in thread: New attempt at cyser! 3rd try is a charm. on 03-20-2015 at 08:14 PM
That may be a good yeast for Cysers. I could see its potential. London ESB tends to throw a lot
of fruity esters that I hope compliment the style. It has worked well in many other recipes I
Posted in thread: Milk Mead on 03-20-2015 at 06:05 PM
RC 212 in my experience is a nutrient hog. It is very dependent on needing more nutrients
compared to the other lalvin brothers 71b-1112, k1v-1116, ec-1118... In fruit musts it is not
too much trouble...
Posted in thread: My version of JAOM Start to finish W/ pics on 03-20-2015 at 05:58 PM
Yes give this a full 90 days until racking. Hopefully your bread yeast was tolerant and
fermented more sugars than normal. Getting into the 14% - 15% ABV range. That way the residual
sugar content is ...