Last Activity:06-03-2016 9:11 PM
Likes Given: 537
146 Likes on 126 Posts
Posted in thread: First brew ever. I can use advice. I may have messed up. on 06-03-2016 at 09:29 PM
Mead making is not a good hobby for the impatient.^^^ This ^^^
Posted in thread: Session mead q's on 05-20-2016 at 06:58 AM
I used (off the top of my head or the back of my mind) for a 5 gallon batch, perhaps 6 lbs
honey, 5 or 6 quarts of Santa Cruz brand organic preservative free white grape juice (our local
Kroger has a ...
Posted in thread: Sparkling mead how much Honey on 05-18-2016 at 03:21 PM
thanks i will do 1/4 cup to prime, i will post the result in 2 weeks or 3 weeks ;D YMMV, but
I'd give it longer than 2 or 3 weeks .... mine seem to take several weeks to bottle carb, and
Posted in thread: Session mead q's on 05-17-2016 at 07:26 PM
I've made several hydro-melomels, maybe 6 - 7% abv,...bottle carbed and whatever fruit flavor
goes a long way with making it really enjoyable....enjoying a white grape pyment, at the
moment, my wife's...
Posted in thread: Restocked on ec1118 on 05-11-2016 at 03:23 PM
1118 works great for cider, if ya enjoy dry cider....my Mrs and I do enjoy dry ....ferments
crisp and dry, plenty of life left to bottle carb...plenty of apple flavor, just no sweetness.
I need to fre...
Posted in thread: difference between Hydromel and Mead on 05-11-2016 at 05:47 AM
But...but...what is it if it's fruit bomb melomel that clocks in as a melomel (7%-ish...)
Hydro-melomel??? ;) Only half kidding, been doing a bunch of these, as my wife loves 'em, and
they're damn fin...
Posted in thread: Thawing frozen bread yeast on 05-02-2016 at 01:57 PM
Don't think I'd have a problem with freezing individual yeast packets, am unsure from OP if
they bought quantity of bread yeast and poured "loose" yeast into a mason jar and froze it. If
that's the ca...
Posted in thread: FG 0.995 tastes sweet? on 05-02-2016 at 01:33 PM
About the mead, I guess I'm glad I never tried the bottle of Chaucer's I bought a few years
ago that's still sitting in my closet. You're not the first one who I've heard that from
either. I've never...
Posted in thread: FG 0.995 tastes sweet? on 04-30-2016 at 05:19 PM
I seem to have the same experience (FG well below 1.000, still tastes slightly "sweet")
Thinking on it, I think it's all in my mind, as it's usually melomels, maybe it's the fruit
flavor tricking my f...
Posted in thread: More to it than I thought. on 04-24-2016 at 06:36 AM
Additionally, using the two gas stoves in said office sounds like a recipe for a fire.
.......or carbon monoxide poisoning...