Last Activity:06-07-2012 9:40 AM
Posted in thread: "Cuties" orange mead on 06-05-2012 at 06:43 PM
Can I adapt this for a 6 gal Carboy?
Posted in thread: Dates vs sugar? on 06-04-2012 at 02:23 PM
Now I only need to get dates to grow in Iowa and I'm set. I think I'll try a 1 gal batch and
see what happens. Thanks!!
Posted in thread: Dates vs sugar? on 06-02-2012 at 08:37 PM
Nice!! Jealous of your tree! That recipe sounds killer.So is it 15 lbs of dates?
Posted in thread: Dates vs sugar? on 06-02-2012 at 02:50 AM
I'm sure there's a joke in there somewhere, just not feeling witty at the moment. But I am
wondering: has anyone tried fermenting dates? On their own, or in a wine/cider/beer?It seems
like they have a...
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 05-24-2012 at 03:56 PM
This was the first Apfelwein I made, and it was fantastic. I've been playing around with it
though. I made it with 5 lbs honey (costco) instead of dextrose. I like the flavor a little
more, and the AP...
Posted in thread: Apple pear vanilla bean? on 05-24-2012 at 03:28 PM
I've heard of adding canned fruit - what ratio do you think for a 3 gal batch?
Posted in thread: Apple pear vanilla bean? on 05-17-2012 at 02:11 PM
I was afraid of that. Well, I picked up a couple bottles to experiment with anyway. It will be
good practice between now and when I can get fresh fruit in the fall.
Posted in thread: Apple pear vanilla bean? on 05-15-2012 at 09:50 PM
I've made 2 batches of apple wine so far. One kegged, the other still clearing. I want to try
an apple pear mix. And a couple vanilla beans.I'm thinking:Bottled apple juiceBottled or canned
Posted in thread: apple/pear/vanilla? on 05-15-2012 at 03:45 PM
Hi there. I'm new to all of this. So far I have only made 2 batches of apple wine. One with
bottled juice and dextrose, the other with honey.Wondering... can I modify those recipes to
include pear jui...