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Posted in thread: My first Mead on 07-11-2011 at 03:44 PM
Just and update. It's been bottled since whenever I bottled it :p ....Anyway, it actually came
out quite good. So good in fact I only have 7 750s left and have had to resort to hiding them
in the base...
Posted in thread: Wineberries on 06-21-2011 at 01:40 PM
Yes, I have ALOT on my property.Unfortuanately, many burned up last summer during the week of
triple-digit heat.They will be back. ;)THey are delicious, I am not sure I could get enough for
a three ga...
Posted in thread: Lilac Wine Question on 05-23-2011 at 12:46 PM
*whew* The picture before your post had me worried... maybe it still should but mine was more
of a brown as well. Like a tea...Yeah...more like tea.That picture looks like cotton candy
jammed in a car...
Posted in thread: Lilac Wine Question on 05-19-2011 at 11:46 AM
Mine did not look like that at all. It was more of purpleish brown. The lilacs were purple. The
must doesn't smell so bad now. We will see how it looks at the first racking.If it doesn't work
Posted in thread: Lilac Wine Question on 05-16-2011 at 03:51 PM
I just started a 5gallon batch on May 5.I pulled the petals off of the green. Of course there
was a small portion that made it it.It was not as tedious as my dandelion attempt (now on hold
for more da...
Posted in thread: My first Mead on 04-22-2011 at 01:14 AM
Racked for the third time tonight, it was clear.Current SG read 0.997ish, so I guess that make
the approximate abv. 13.7%I tasted it, and it was a definitely dry and a bit 'hot', but a bit
Posted in thread: My first Mead on 02-08-2011 at 12:02 AM
Racked to carboy.SG = 1.020It is a bit hazy. Smells like mead....tastes like mead.Taste is ok,
but a little watery and weak flavored.Stay tuned.
Posted in thread: My first Mead on 01-21-2011 at 03:57 PM
1 week and two days in.SG is now 1.066-ish (don't like this hydrometer difficult to read)uite a
bit of foam had been produced in the course of the week, but it has receded considerably.
Posted in thread: Find a Bee Keeper on 01-14-2011 at 01:05 PM
Eww....sprawlmart honey.They probably get that adulterated chinese crap.It's an older article:
it's still applicable.Oh yeah I am sorry...I would never give the guy nothing for it! I haven't
Posted in thread: Beekeeping Resources on 01-14-2011 at 01:01 AM
I have tried the top bar hives and as a result, I would not recommend them in the higher
latitudes. I lost all of the colonies over the winter.I am not an expert either, but I have
kept bees for sever...