Last Activity:11-22-2008 9:13 AM
Posted in thread: My Very First Contamination Question (2 part ?) on 11-22-2008 at 09:06 AM
So I brew with 2 tenants in mind:1) Mead is honey, honey is a natural growth inhibitor2) People
were doing this sh*t thousands of years before star-sanSo far so good - never had a problem.
Till now.I ...
Posted in thread: Coffee Mead on 11-13-2008 at 02:40 PM
Ok, what about boiling the coffee to get rid of some of the water, and make it stronger? I'm
talking coffee, not leftover grounds...Okay - I am curious about the coffee concept. Since I am
still not c...
Posted in thread: Coffee Mead on 11-09-2008 at 04:10 AM
In regard to Coffee Mead... what would happen if you started out with regular mead, and dumped
your leftover coffee in there each day?EDIT: Ok, the more i think about it, the more stupid it
Posted in thread: Coffee Mead on 10-27-2008 at 01:00 AM
Where in the world do you get raw coffee cherries? China.No - seriously, China. Although it
does have its setbacks when it comes to brewing, there are also a lot of interesting
Posted in thread: Coffee Mead on 10-26-2008 at 07:04 AM
Nope- actually I'm in Yunnan... A little farther away from any ports, but a lot closer to
coffee central.There is a yunnan coffee brand here, but they haven't quite figured out how to
do a dark roast....
Posted in thread: Coffee Mead on 10-25-2008 at 04:43 AM
EUREEEEEKA!It just hit me: Coffee Mead!Right - I know that's what we have been talking about -
but screw brewing... hell screw roasting, I'm going straight for the coffee cherries!It's been
used as a ...
Posted in thread: Coffee Mead on 10-25-2008 at 04:30 AM
Ahhh. But I like that harsh bitterness ;) . At 6am it really cuts through the fog. Though maybe
not a good idea in my mead.
Posted in thread: Ci-Nilla-Tea Cyser... WOW on 10-25-2008 at 04:22 AM
Have you tried this before with success? Sounds great.
Posted in thread: Coffee Mead on 10-25-2008 at 04:14 AM
Seriously though - whats all the fuss about cold steeping? Why not brew up a pot of good ole'
Mr. Coffee (or Kāfēi Xiānsheng if you prefer) and dump it in the must?
Posted in thread: Batch size calculation on 10-25-2008 at 04:09 AM
Damn... anyone know a good way to test the moisture content?Not that it matters tooo much, but
after I've had a few, I either don't give a sh*t or I turn into a formula geek and try to hash
it all out...