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  • Posted in thread: Choosing the right Yeast on 07-02-2013 at 03:00 PM
    Thank you for the informative post on yeast, as a relatively new meadmaker I don't know much
    about using yeast to enhance the characteristics of the mead, although most of those you have
    listed are no...

  • Posted in thread: Honey costs on 06-19-2013 at 08:10 AM
    gg, have you tried a Bochet yet? WVMJIs that burnt honey mead? I tried a burnt honey cyser a
    while back, it got drunk within a few months so none left to try some properly aged stuff, but
    I would like...

  • Posted in thread: Honey costs on 06-18-2013 at 07:07 PM
    Also, I wanted to make an Acerglyn, with maple syrup. That's rare stuff here in Ireland/UK, and
    most commercial syrup is just sugar syrup with maple flavouring. I priced up a 5 litre batch (1
    litre ma...

  • Posted in thread: Honey costs on 06-18-2013 at 07:00 PM
    OP, I felt the same way before I began making mead. I thought that surely the recommendations
    to use good honey were surely just "honey snobbery" :o and used cheap supermarket honey (about
    2 per poun...

  • Posted in thread: Game of Thrones Mead on 06-10-2013 at 06:30 PM
    That capsumel is a lovely colour! I feel the need to point out though, that Daenery's title is
    spelled "Khaleesi" :)

  • 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...