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Posted in thread: Traditional Irish Mead recipe on 03-26-2013 at 11:17 AM
Hubby found me a book called Irish Traditional Cooking, which has been a wealth of information
for much of my recent cooking. I thought I'd share with you the recipe it gives for making
mead, though I...
Posted in thread: Traditional...double post whoops! on 03-26-2013 at 11:16 AM
whoops double post!
Posted in thread: Tips for bottling 1 gallon batches on 03-21-2013 at 10:01 AM
I use a one gallon water bottle or glass demijohn for bottling small batches from. Well,
they're 5 litres capacity, but you get those "gallon" bottles of apple juice in the US, so one
of those would d...
Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 03-15-2013 at 07:17 PM
A forest fruit melomel I started on New Year's day :) I wanted this to be a bit quicker
drinking than the other meads I've got on, so it was bottled quite early. Tasty though, I'll
try to store some o...
Posted in thread: Milk-Mead (a spin on koumiss) instruction, recipe & info on 03-14-2013 at 10:09 AM
A week after racking, there are still some curds floating on top of mine. Finings didn't bring
them down, I think I'll just have to rack carefully a few times to try and get them out. I
really have no...
Posted in thread: Candy corn on 03-08-2013 at 08:44 AM
I saw a recipe once for a Golden Syrup "NotMead", (I assume our golden syrup is something
similar to your corn syrup, basically sugar in liquid form) which had spices added to make a
methligin kinda t...
Posted in thread: Milk-Mead (a spin on koumiss) instruction, recipe & info on 03-07-2013 at 06:37 PM
I racked this today, it was rather fiddly as the curds liked to move around a lot. There was
loads of crap left over at the end, it looked so gross I didn't even wanna touch it, never mind
eat the stu...
Posted in thread: Not happy with high ABV cider on 03-05-2013 at 02:01 PM
When making (hard) cider, sugar is a flavour diluter, it just ups the abv and takes away
mouthfeel of the cider too. I dont add any sugar or water to my apple juice and the SG is
usually about 1.040, ...
Posted in thread: Milk-Mead (a spin on koumiss) instruction, recipe & info on 03-04-2013 at 11:00 AM
Day 6 and I think it had finished fermenting (I didn't take a hydrometer reading but there was
no airlock activity today, yet there was yesterday!) You can see in the pic it has mostly
separated out. ...
Posted in thread: Milk-Mead (a spin on koumiss) instruction, recipe & info on 03-02-2013 at 05:03 PM
So it might take a little longer but should clear eventually? The thought of drinking something
that looks like alcoholic milk is enough to make me want to boke. I think it's doing fine
though, heres ...
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