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Posted in thread: Baaahh!! on 11-22-2012 at 12:33 PM
So I made a cider with maple syrup over a year ago. It's been sitting downstairs bulk aging
after a few rackings and the addition of sorbate and campden. At least according to my records.
I recently g...
Posted in thread: Noob question for concentrate wine on 01-13-2012 at 11:35 AM
Some people leave a cloth on at first when fermenting in a bucket to get easy access early on
for stirring/adding nutrients etc. This is especially done in mead. I would say go ahead and
put on the ai...
Posted in thread: Things you didn't know you should have... on 01-13-2012 at 02:13 AM
Where did you get your refractometer?
Posted in thread: Honey Source in CO?! on 09-09-2011 at 03:21 AM
I would love to find some hobby beekeepers in CO. That's the trouble. I don't know any and
haven't the first idea on how to find them.I want to expand my honey source but I still only go
Posted in thread: Honey Source in CO?! on 09-07-2011 at 02:33 PM
Where I am from we had a terrible honey year. My bees really didn't start storing honey until
mid July. That coupled with the fact that my bees are in their first year and I don't think
I'll be harves...
Posted in thread: What is it about cider that gets you buzzed so quick? on 09-06-2011 at 01:15 PM
One of the older ladies I work with swears the more sugar in the drink the harder it hits you.
I've watched them drink and this seems to make sense. Even small amounts from a vodka rocks
girl high in ...
Posted in thread: Add Fruit After Stabilizing Yeast? on 09-05-2011 at 04:22 AM
Ya the point of a late addition is to bring a sweeter fruit flavor to my meads. Will try this
for my next batch. Simply going to ferment out honey and stabilize and add fruit after.
Posted in thread: Add Fruit After Stabilizing Yeast? on 09-04-2011 at 12:27 PM
Hello all. I am thinking of making a mixed berry mead. I have been trying to think of ways to
maintain the taste of the fruit in the finished product. My first brew I added half of my
berries at the b...
Posted in thread: raspberry mead on 06-15-2011 at 01:48 PM
Freeze them before and you will have no issues.
Posted in thread: Trying a "Berry Apfelwein" on 06-13-2011 at 12:51 AM
I did a batch of mixed berry stuff from old orchard. I put a vanilla bean in for a week.
Initially it was way to tart to drink. After about 10-12 months it tasted like juice. It had my
wife wishing I ...