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Posted in thread: where do buy honey? on 04-17-2012 at 08:29 PM
Is the Dutch Gold honey raw? They say nothing is added, but I didn't see anywhere on their site
where it mentions whether the honey is raw. I've had good luck with the honey from hsffarms and
Posted in thread: Gravity/bottling on 04-14-2012 at 07:07 PM
Did you check the pH? Lemonade mead makes me wonder if maybe it's gotten a bit too acidic for
Posted in thread: Dried Elderberry Melomel Help on 04-14-2012 at 06:31 PM
Good to know! Thanks!
Posted in thread: Dried Elderberry Melomel Help on 04-14-2012 at 06:10 PM
I too have been planning a dried elderberry melomel, once some space opens up in my fermenter.
I've use dried elderberries to make sauces -- goes great with duck, or mix with strawberries to
Posted in thread: Looking for Peach/Pecan braggot recipe. on 04-04-2012 at 05:31 PM
This sounds delicious! How did it turn out? Did the pecan oils cause any problems or
Posted in thread: washed yeast smells like vomit on 04-03-2012 at 04:35 AM
Is it American Ale Yeast? That definitely smells like vomit to me -- especially the yeast cake
and bucket clean up. Fortunately, the beer it produces smells and tastes much better than the
Posted in thread: Critique my recipe: Persimmon Melomel on 04-02-2012 at 09:11 PM
My favorite honey for mead is Tupelo, by a lot. It has a spiciness that would be really good
Posted in thread: Critique my recipe: Persimmon Melomel on 04-02-2012 at 08:36 PM
That sounds really good. For a vanilla bean, just splitting & scraping and adding it straight
to the mead should work fine. You can always add more/other spices later by putting some spice
into an sma...
Posted in thread: Chocolate mead anyone? on 03-31-2012 at 08:04 PM
I like the idea of the cocoa slurry. Thanks! I've got a bochet near the end of primary, plus
I've got some PB2 peanut butter powder... caramel peanut butter and chocolate? I think I can
spare a gallon...
Posted in thread: Question about Bottling or Corking on 03-30-2012 at 07:56 PM
Yeah, I have one of those red hand cappers too. But the -- I don't know what it's called --
flange? around the top of my champagne bottles gets crunched when I try to use a hand capper.
Maybe a differ...