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Posted in thread: Favorite Fruit Wine! on 01-15-2014 at 01:17 AM
I love my peach, blood orange passion fruit and cherry chipotle. The wild raspberry,
strawberry, blackberry, pomegranate and strawberry/apple are good also.I also far prefer fruit
wines to grape.
Posted in thread: Why arent fruit wines sold commercially (much)?! on 01-13-2014 at 01:38 AM
Around here it's growing greatly in popularity. We have a fantastic local winery that makes
exclusively grape free wines. The cherry is fabulous, semi sweet, but they also make a dry
strawberry rue ba...
Posted in thread: Cocoa color? on 12-31-2013 at 03:21 AM
Well, my chocolate mead is almost 13 months old and still very murky. I made a chocolate cherry
with cocoa nibs and it's nearly clear in 3 months. I think cocoa powder takes FOREVER to clear.
Posted in thread: Tangerine... on 12-31-2013 at 03:17 AM
I did a blood orange?
Posted in thread: Concerns about using an orange in mead on 12-29-2013 at 11:32 PM
Posted in thread: Anyone made Flower or Leaf Wines? Worthwhile? I am not convinced!!!! on 12-29-2013 at 03:23 PM
My favorite wine to date is a passionflower, chamomile, peach wine, with a touch a spearmint.
The herbs take back stage to the peaches, but it is fascinating and complex.Some herbs add a
Posted in thread: Best & Worst Wines!!! on 12-29-2013 at 03:17 PM
Best so far is a chamomile, passionflower, peach mead. Also good is a dry apple strawberry,
blood orange passion fruit, and dandelion.Worst hands down was a ancient orange mead with
hibiscus. Tasted l...
Posted in thread: Beet wine on 12-29-2013 at 03:14 PM
Mine is finally bottled! The color is outstanding, it smells fantastic, but tastes like dirt.
Gonna shelf this one for 6 months and see what happens.168766
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.