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Posted in thread: Spicy mead? on 02-08-2012 at 09:40 PM
So far I've done a jalapeno mead and a habanero mead. The jalapeno come out without any heat
what so ever and had a very peppery taste. I myself am not too fond of it, but my friends
really liked it. ...
Posted in thread: chili choices on 08-23-2011 at 03:38 PM
I've done a jalapeno capsicumel before, and it turned out peppery (just like the jalapeno) in
taste and smell. My friends really liked it, but there wasn't any of the heat of the pepper in
it at all, ...
Posted in thread: Adding nutrients after racking on 06-08-2011 at 03:47 PM
OK so no more nutrients, I'm glad that I asked as I may have put some in otherwise.The temps
should have been consistent, when I first started this it was in the room with the furnace
cranking out A/C...
Posted in thread: Adding nutrients after racking on 06-07-2011 at 07:05 PM
I started this mead back in July of 2010 using a recipe I found in a cheap discount bin book.
Water to 4.5L1.5kg honey1 tsp acid blend1 tsp yeast nutrient1 packet champagne yeast (EC-1118 I
Posted in thread: Any advice on making spicy (as in spicy hot) meads? on 05-04-2011 at 02:24 PM
It sounds like this won't be an issue for you, but make sure that you like how chillies/peppers
smell and taste. I tried making a jalapeno capsicumel last July after reading the below thread
on a haba...
Posted in thread: Random Honey Windfall on 04-15-2011 at 10:26 PM
Yeah, I've only ever done gallon batches before and had no idea how much 60kg of honey was
going to be. Here I thought that it was going to be a huge amount and they turned out to be in
15kg 1-2 gallo...
Posted in thread: Random Honey Windfall on 04-15-2011 at 07:13 PM
So my friend that works in food science just contacted me and asked if I wanted 60kg of
honey...I told him I couldn't possibly use it all, to which he said to pick him up after work
and to take what I...
Posted in thread: How long is too long to age before bottle carbing cider? on 04-08-2011 at 03:57 PM
The sour taste was malic acid. Sounds like you had a MLF in the bottles, which is fine. If you
leave it longer the MLF may happen before bottling.That's what I was wondering, and it is part
of the rea...
Posted in thread: How long is too long to age before bottle carbing cider? on 04-07-2011 at 01:42 PM
@Pappers: that sounds really nice, when this batch was finished I went out and picked up a
bunch of the commercial ciders to try along side it. Magners ended up being the one that I
liked the most. I ...
Posted in thread: How long is too long to age before bottle carbing cider? on 04-06-2011 at 08:22 PM
So I was trying to come up with a quick, no age, sweet, and carbed cider that would be easy to
make and drink. 1 can apple concentrate4 cans Allen's apple juice (4.2L)Nottingham yeast. OG
was 1.054 - ...