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02-05-2006

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03-15-2006 8:41 PM

    ABOUT ME

  • Silverdale, WA
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  • Posted in thread: Hopped Mead--Tej on 03-05-2006 at 07:57 AM
    Making Tej is an involved process, it's not hops. Read the article on gotmead, it explains
    everything.

  • Posted in thread: Upcoming Cider Experiment on 02-28-2006 at 10:49 PM
    Well this is what I had in mind. I love cider and I love maply syrup so why not make a cider
    with about two to three pounds of maple syrup? I've made meads with maple syrup and they have
    never lasted ...

  • Posted in thread: first time brewer on 02-25-2006 at 03:02 AM
    Well you can start that way with equipment or you can do some junkyard brewing as I and my
    fellow deviants did in high school. Find a jug of apple juice, glass prefered dump some yeast
    in, put a sanat...

  • Posted in thread: Hopped Mead--Tej on 02-25-2006 at 02:38 AM
    I believe I saw an article on GotMead about Tej. You might want to try looking through the
    forums there as well.

  • Posted in thread: First Mead on 02-23-2006 at 02:55 PM
    A good idea, some basic equipment will make your life a lot easier when brewing.

  • Posted in thread: Yeasty taste on 02-23-2006 at 02:43 PM
    ... you drank live activated yeast? It will start eating your body! :D Nah, it's all good,
    things will tend to have a yeasty taste to them. Once it settles out the taste should go away.

  • Posted in thread: First Mead on 02-23-2006 at 07:35 AM
    Well for one the campden tablets are not needed. Honey is fairly sterile until you dilute it,
    an odd property it has. The trashcan and trashbag are not going to help you much as the gas
    will escape no...

  • Posted in thread: 10 year old Mead on 02-22-2006 at 08:53 AM
    Joe's Ancient Orange is rather good. It never lasts long for me :tank: . I warn that it breaks
    some brewing taboo including using bread yeast *gasp* but it has proven itself time and time
    again so sti...

  • Posted in thread: 10 year old Mead on 02-19-2006 at 10:42 AM
    I've tasted some VERY good 14 year old mead. It was sweet and had a high alcohol content but
    you could never tell until you tried to stand up :drunk: Aging mead is an odd thing as some age
    very well a...

  • Posted in thread: SG for meads? on 02-16-2006 at 10:16 PM
    Look on the bright side, if something goes wrong and it tastes good... go with it. It could
    have gone wrong and been horrible.

FORUM SIGNATURE
-Brandon Primary 1: AIR (no 5 gal carboy's left to rack to *cry* must buy more!) Primary 2: AIR Primary 3: 1 gal Joe's Ancient Orange Mead Start 2/10/06 Primary 4 1 gal Cyser OG 1.105 start 2/11/06 Primary 5 1 gal Maple Mead Secondary 1: 5 gal Cider OG 1.085 Start 2/4/06 Secondary 2: 5 gal Mead Grav 1.032 Start 2/2/06 Secondary 3: 1 gal Cider Secondary 4: 1 gal spiced Cider start 2/11/06
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