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Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 09-29-2013 at 09:40 PM
Seems to me that this would work1 Gallon of OB honey4 Gallons of water4 Oranges 1 cup Grape
nuts wort or 100 Raisins1 package of Bread yeastNo heat methodPour honey and water into one
plastic buck the...
Posted in thread: Poor man's table Mead on 09-29-2013 at 09:15 PM
Bottling Day!Finally moved the Poor Man's Table Mead from the secondary to the bottle today.
Smells like Mead.......Looks like Mead.......Tastes............Well.......Almost like Mead. Or
perhaps it t...
Posted in thread: Short Mead on 09-14-2013 at 05:37 AM
I have been researching for a good short mead recipe. After much reading I have come to this
conclusion.Any Mead can be a short mead if consumed before six months. Most of the recipes call
for a basic...
Posted in thread: Poor man's table Mead on 07-01-2013 at 07:18 PM
do you know if this can be done with lemon juice instead of orange?Substitution of orange juice
with lemon juice would work. What we are after here is an acidity level that is unfriendly to
Posted in thread: Poor man's table Mead on 05-28-2013 at 09:59 PM
[QUOTE= If you are really wanting to sterilize a yeast starter then I suggest sticking to
potassium metabisulfate (Camden tablet) possibly an 1/8 tsp per two cups. If wild yeast dies
then you probably...
Posted in thread: Poor man's table Mead on 05-28-2013 at 07:12 PM
Fermentation has started.I pitched the wild yeast into the must on Saturday the 25th.
Fermentation started Sunday afternoon. So far it is too early to tell how it is going. I read
someplace that Hydro...
Posted in thread: Poor man's table Mead on 05-19-2013 at 07:57 PM
First part of this project is done. I was able to capture some yeast frome the grape smash on
Friday. By Sunday the grape and sugar mixture was fermenting nicely. A one inch white foam
developed on to...
Posted in thread: The GaP (Grocery and Produce) Beer Experiment on 05-18-2013 at 03:01 AM
For my next GAP Ale project I used a slightly different recipe then I did in post # 300. I
wanted a thicker wort then before.Grain Bill2 pounds of corn meal2 pounds of rolled oats1 box
Grape nuts cere...
Posted in thread: Poor man's table Mead on 05-16-2013 at 04:34 PM
I am going to kick this brew off tomorrow. Instead of 5 gallons though, I am going to scale it
down to 1 gallon as a test run. Poor man’s Mead3 pounds of clover honey1 Gallons Spring
water ½ cup...
Posted in thread: 5 Mead Ideas on 05-14-2013 at 11:02 PM
I have done this myself before. I have made several one gallon batches in one gallon plastic
water containers. You may want to reconsider not using a secondary though. Clarity suffers a
great deal goi...