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Posted in thread: Bochet GROUP BREW - Solera Style on 12-19-2014 at 03:04 AM
My second batch has been racked stabilized and topped up with original must I saved in the
fridge. It cleared pretty fully so I though I would give this rootbeer bochet a taste. At first
I noticed the...
Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 11-21-2014 at 04:58 PM
I did a BOMM style mead with honey slightly caremilized for only about 45 min to an hour so not
really that dark. In full disclosure the yeast was 71b so not a true BOMM but used the same PH
Posted in thread: Going to give a Braggot a try on 11-21-2014 at 04:52 PM
I read that historically, braggots were sometimes made in that way - i.e. combining mead and
beer.Yes when beers would go bad or skunky it would be mixed with mead to freshen up. I still
like combing ...
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee on 11-13-2014 at 11:16 PM
Sounds good, I'll give it a try. Just don't want to stall the donor wine, 5 gal of pinot
gris.Donor wine should not stall. You should not be robbing it of yeast until it is about
finished anyway. At l...
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee on 11-12-2014 at 08:10 PM
Hi there ladies & gents,happy to say this is my first post on the forums!Relative beginner
here, making beer and wine, from kits right now but hoping to make this pee as our first
scratch batch, seems...
Posted in thread: New Too Sake on 11-10-2014 at 02:07 AM
My sake usually goes for about 30 days and then I press the solids. It is usually done by
then.Yay I am a bee keeper too!
Posted in thread: Heat or no-heat? on 11-07-2014 at 04:26 PM
Usually I use the no heat method because you get a stronger flavor than just heating to
sterilize the honey. I have a first year hive I am making a gallon of mead from too! :tank:
However there is som...
Posted in thread: Bochet GROUP BREW - Solera Style on 11-07-2014 at 03:02 AM
3 years very nice! I have 1/3 of a bottle left of a bochet I mad 2 years and 8 months ago in
the fridge. I think the bochet ages well.
Posted in thread: Bochet GROUP BREW - Solera Style on 11-03-2014 at 11:21 PM
I checked on the mead today and it is bubbling away now. So now to watch the gravity and follow
the rest of my staggard nutrient additions.
Posted in thread: Help With Pumpkin Wine Recipe on 11-03-2014 at 04:01 AM
I just started my 1st mead on 9-1-14.As of now, I am happy with the SG and taste. But it
doesn't have the viscosity/mouthfeel I would like.I did some research - Glyserol (glycerin
syrup) after primary...