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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
    great backgro...

  • 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.