Last Activity:12-15-2013 7:38 PM
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Posted in thread: Looking for Dry Mead Recipe & Pointers on 12-01-2013 at 05:00 AM
I second the need to age a dry mead, especially one over 12% . My dry traditional(made with
Tasmanian leatherwood honey) is 14% and wasn't even close to good until 8 months. I have a
sweet strawberry ...
Posted in thread: Mead won't clear on 11-27-2013 at 04:04 AM
I have a vanilla mead that is 14 months old and still hazy. I had a strawberry mead that
cleared at 9 months.Grab a glass of something delicious and forget about it.
Posted in thread: smells on 11-25-2013 at 06:41 PM
I had a blood orange passion fruit mead that smelled and tasted like vomit. I nearly dumped it
at 3 months, it was that vile. Bottled and forgot about it, at 9 months it's one of my
Posted in thread: Patience is a virtue. on 11-20-2013 at 04:30 AM
I'm currently drinking a mead I thought was aweful at 3 months, good at 6 months, quite good at
9 months, and really exceptional at a year. Can't wait for it to hit 2 years..I made a
raspberry mead th...
Posted in thread: sulfite free wine on 11-16-2013 at 04:34 PM
I don't use sulfites, and have no problems. I either ferment it dry or max out the yeast for a
Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 10-14-2013 at 02:15 AM
Tasmanian leatherwood honey traditional. 14%, 7 months old. I didn't have high hopes for this
when I started, but it is AMAZING. Dry, strong floral aroma, resembles Concord grapes and elder
Posted in thread: Clearing apple wine on 10-06-2013 at 03:10 AM
Just my two cents. I had an apple wine that I made with pectin enzyme. Ruled out all other
causes for hazes. I degassed, warmed it up, cooled it down, used two part finnings, and nothing
worked. I sho...
Posted in thread: Help, fizzy peach drink? on 08-25-2013 at 04:21 PM
Use 100% peach juice, leave overnight with camden tabs and pectin enzyme. ferment to 5% and
allow to clear, back sweeten to taste with something complementary like honey, carbonate,
pasteurize and enj...
Posted in thread: Yeast for Peach wine? on 08-21-2013 at 10:47 PM
Lalvin 1122 or d47 would work well.
Posted in thread: On The Hunt For Root Beer on 08-19-2013 at 05:58 PM
I'm pretty sure the cancer/diabetes/heart disease causing effects of white sugar and wheat
products have been more effectively proven, yet much of the world consumes them daily, if not
with every meal...