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  • Posted in thread: Sorbated Cider for backsweetening on 10-23-2016 at 02:08 PM
    Has anyone bought sorbated cider to backsweeten with. I noticed at Aldi I can get a gallon of
    cider for three bucks but it has sorbate, so no good for fermenting with. But could I use it
    for backsweet...

  • Posted in thread: Mixed Berry melomel? on 10-06-2016 at 11:18 AM
    I like to use cheese cloth to cover my buckets during primary. You don't have to worry about
    contamination because as the yeast eats through the sugar it releases CO2 which the puts a nice
    cap in the ...

  • Posted in thread: Mixed Berry melomel? on 10-06-2016 at 12:02 AM

  • Posted in thread: Star thistle honey on 09-15-2016 at 11:13 AM
    It's pretty much all I use. Maybe a little golden rod in the fall. It's all up to the bees for
    me. What they produce is what I use. I don't want to go out and buy honey when I don't have to.

  • Posted in thread: Second 1 Gal Batch with Loads of Honey on 09-09-2016 at 08:47 PM
    Yeah when I make a batch that is big like that I try to start a bit lower and add honey as the
    yeast is working. Like on day two add a bit, and day four, and so on. Also probably what
    knocked you on y...

  • Posted in thread: Experiment: Coconut Water Bochet on 08-28-2016 at 03:51 PM
    Using TOSNA I can have meads with 71b tasting perfect in less than 3 months.

  • Posted in thread: How Many Gallons of Mead 2015 Edition! on 10-22-2015 at 10:04 PM
    5 gallons of blueberry mead735

  • Posted in thread: Bochet GROUP BREW - Solera Style on 10-07-2015 at 09:29 PM
    I might do a stout or two in it to help mellow the oak down more for use in longer aging.Yeah
    that's kinda what I was thinking. Thanks for the reply.

  • Posted in thread: Scrub Master 3000 Version 2.0 on 10-02-2015 at 11:29 AM
    I don't, I'm brand new here. But I did take some photos during my build and have some thoughts
    about it. I'll post in the Malfet thread tomorrow.Perfect. Thanks! Also welcome to the forums

  • Posted in thread: Scrub Master 3000 Version 2.0 on 10-02-2015 at 12:02 AM
    Definitely. I built a Malfet-style bottle washer modified to the the dimensions of FastRacks
    (since this photo I've added PVC supports under the frame). expensive part is the pump.
    Building the PVC p...

"Honey is either the exudation of the sky or a sort of sap of stars, or a juice released by the air." -Pliney The Elder Primary: Blueberry Melomel, Pumpkin Spice Mead Secondary: BOMM Bottled/Kegged: Mead, IPA, Amber, Graf, Pumpkin Spice Porter On Deck: Gewürztraminer Pyment, Bochet, RIS, Barleywine, Blueberry Wheat