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Posted in thread: Buckwheat Braggot on 12-24-2012 at 12:29 AM
I'm also generally not a fan of aged beers(personal opinion), but the beers I've made mistakes
with(eg: over oaked a batch once), letting it age definitely will mellow out the mistakes.
Posted in thread: Buckwheat Braggot on 12-24-2012 at 12:26 AM
Unfortunately, I dumped it. Next time I will set some aside and wait to see what happens.One
of the biggest lessons I've learned from this board is to never dump a batch. Tuck it away in
the back of ...
Posted in thread: Buckwheat Braggot on 12-23-2012 at 04:12 AM
Man, careful with buckwheat honey, I know it sounds good, but it can have a powerful (and not
good) after taste when fermented. Also, no need to boil the honey (am interpreting you schedule
Posted in thread: Bottling the mead on 12-10-2012 at 02:08 AM
ABV really doesn't make a difference in bottle choice. The only gotcha I could think of that
would cause you issues with wine bottles would be if the yeast aren't done and you get a
Posted in thread: Buckwheat Mead on 12-06-2012 at 03:24 AM
So I was digging the Christmas decoration boxes out of the closet, and stumbled across a few
bottles of this I had purposely tucked away to forget about(which worked because I did forget
about them). ...
Posted in thread: Referigerator Troubleshooting? on 12-03-2012 at 03:07 AM
Well the fans definitely seem to be spinning fast, though I'll admit I've never looked at them
prior to today, but I can't imagine them spinning much faster.I'll double check the compressor
Posted in thread: Referigerator Troubleshooting? on 12-02-2012 at 11:00 PM
So my kegerator finally died on my a couple weeks ago, and naturally it happened while my wife
was in the hospital having a baby, which meant I came home to a freezer full of thawed meat
Posted in thread: Mead without yeast on 11-24-2012 at 06:24 PM
I don't see any reason he couldn't get it to ferment with wild airborne yeast, the only catch
is going to be what it tastes like. This is the same process brewers use to make lambic beers.
They just e...
Posted in thread: How long before mead stops tasting like cough syrup? on 11-12-2012 at 12:11 AM
give it atleast a year. I made a very sweet metheglin a little over a year ago and the cough
syrup tasted has all faded and it's very tasty. It just needs time, just put it in the closet
and forget ab...
Posted in thread: My Ginger/Nutmeg/Cinnamon Metheglin on 11-09-2012 at 02:53 AM
Cough syrup taste is gone. The spices are coming through nicely now, it's a tad bit sweeter
than I like but not too bad(FG: 1.015), think I'll be bottling up soon. This will be good for