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Posted in thread: Crab apple wine? on 08-26-2015 at 07:10 PM
I tried a crabapple cyser/melomel a few years ago. Whole fruit with skin on, and used a
raspberry honey I had gotten at the brewery supply. It came out a beautiful blush/pink color
and aged into the m...
Posted in thread: Trial batch with Salal berries on 08-09-2015 at 03:09 AM
Started a trial one gallon batch of fruit wine made with about 3/4 Salal berries and 1/4
blackberries (that were growing next to the Salal). Put it together yesterday with some sugar,
a campden tablet...
Posted in thread: Black mold on day old mead on 09-22-2014 at 10:11 PM
Are you sure that is mold? I have never heard of Pedicularis but apparently it is some type of
weed. Your must looks very dark so I am wondering if it might have just colored some of the
bubbles in th...
Posted in thread: Offensively unprepared blind enthusiast on 09-22-2014 at 09:46 PM
I've done some research on making natural vinegars at home and directions for apple cider
vinegars say that the film you describe is a "mother" of sorts. They don't really explain in
any kind of detai...
Posted in thread: Dandylion/Celery? on 09-22-2014 at 09:29 PM
Just an fyi - this celery dandelion turned out amazing!!! I've been in the semi truck on the
road with the hubby, and this has been sitting in my brothers wine room since it was bottled.
Every time I ...
Posted in thread: Dandylion/Celery? on 05-16-2013 at 03:42 AM
Well, get ready to cringe! :)The brew shop was closed on the day I went by so I didn't get the
chance to get what i wanted, and I didn't really feel like driving all the way out there again
Posted in thread: Poor man's table Mead on 05-16-2013 at 03:04 AM
I have read that the white powder that develops naturally on many fruits contains wild yeasts,
and that's what was used in ancient times. The ones I've seen mentioned most were grapes and
Posted in thread: Dandylion/Celery? on 05-03-2013 at 05:02 AM
That looks about like an appropriate recipe, thanx!! I'm gonna have to get this started soon so
it can be ready to bottle soon enough. I'll try to post updates. :)
Posted in thread: Dandylion/Celery? on 05-02-2013 at 07:20 PM
Hey ya'll,I live in the desert but have been spending the winter in the Pacific NorthWet
helping family in the house I grew up in and it's given me a bit of an opportunity to
experiement. When I first...
Posted in thread: 60 year old honey; good for mead? on 09-27-2012 at 08:50 PM
I would really love to see how this goes as well. Last year I got about 20 lbs of an old honey
that had been sitting in buckets in an old mormons basement for an undetermined number of
years. The numb...