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  • 1.2 Gallons Apple and Boysenberry Cider

    1.2 Gallons Chocolate sex mead
  • 6 Gallons Rewarewa mead

    1 Gallon Rewarewa and blueberry mead

    1 Gallon licorice mead
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  • Posted in thread: Manuka Mead on 05-27-2012 at 09:51 PM
    Excellent!:-d

  • Posted in thread: Manuka Mead on 05-27-2012 at 09:23 PM
    I Live in New Zealand, always have and can tell you what a Manuka mead is like ....Not that
    great in comparrision to other honeysInfact I had some well aged Havills Manuka mead, and it
    didn't take my ...

  • Posted in thread: First mead (Vanilla) on 05-07-2012 at 11:14 PM
    This looks really good mate.A fine job on your first mead.I'm not sure about how many cloves
    and allspice went in, but I have never used either so I cant offer much help there.I only wish
    my first bat...

  • Posted in thread: First Cider...Still confused on 02-17-2012 at 10:40 PM
    If you want to backsweeten , you need to add itI havn't backsweetened cider, but what I do ...
    I dont think it alters taste much. When I started out I was worried about it too, but hey, you
    can always...

  • Posted in thread: Finished fermenting? on 02-13-2012 at 07:01 PM
    It could be doneWatch the airlock , if theres no bubbles or it bubbles very slowly (eg 1 every
    half a minute- a minute) You could rack itLeaving it for another week or two wont hurt either

  • Posted in thread: First mead did i mess it up ?????????? on 02-06-2012 at 08:42 PM
    ^^I only use one dose of nutrient with mine, and thats when it's goes into the carboy. Mead is
    great because theres really not much you can do to botch it.Just clean your airlock / replace
    with clean ...

  • Posted in thread: Timmermans beers, .. Anyone have recipes? on 01-25-2012 at 02:34 AM
    Anyone?

  • Posted in thread: Timmermans beers, .. Anyone have recipes? on 01-21-2012 at 09:20 AM
    Hi AllI'm actually a mead head, and have several awesome batches using native New Zealand honey
    down :-).Also tried my hand at cider and am happy witht he results.At the moment, I am sipping
    on a Timm...

  • Posted in thread: A confused newbies first batch on 10-08-2011 at 03:55 AM
    Thanks all , Solid advice.You've been very helpfullI'll let you know how thism one turns out
    :-)Cheers

  • Posted in thread: A confused newbies first batch on 10-07-2011 at 10:34 AM
    Thanks for the quick replies guys.Ok,, so to stabilize it, do you recommend I crash chill it?
    Or use some potassium sorbate?If the latter is about an eighth of a teaspoon correct? (Got that
    off the st...

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