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Posted in thread: Good Honey v. Cheap Honey on 03-14-2011 at 10:47 PM
So I just spoke to the Miller's Honey rep on the phone. She told me that they have no way of
tracking where the honey is from or when it was harvested. She says they get honey from all
over the world,...
Posted in thread: Good Honey v. Cheap Honey on 03-12-2011 at 12:28 AM
Also - I have tasted the Mesquite Honey from Trader Joe's, though I haven't brewed with it. It
does have a strong aroma. Have any of you tried to brew with Mesquite Honey?
Posted in thread: Good Honey v. Cheap Honey on 03-12-2011 at 12:26 AM
Actually, for those of you in California - taking AZ IPA's advice, I found a new cheapest
supplier of orange blossom honey. I can get 2 gallons (24 lbs) shipped to San Francisco from
their farm for $7...
Posted in thread: yeast in bottom of bottles on 03-11-2011 at 10:08 PM
RDWHAHADTY (Relax, don't worry, and have a homebrew, and drink the yeast)
Posted in thread: yeast in bottom of bottles on 03-11-2011 at 07:41 PM
For what it's worth, health food stores actually sell brewers yeast as a naturally-derived
vitamin supplement, and people buy it!!! It's full of B vitamin, like mutedog says. I say skip
the health sup...
Posted in thread: Good Honey v. Cheap Honey on 03-11-2011 at 07:32 PM
Hi 16one94, The honey provider I found is called Beekman and Beekman, and they're in Hughson,
CA. Their orange blossom honey goes for approx $3/lb if you buy in bulk. I'll probably either
take a day t...
Posted in thread: Good Honey v. Cheap Honey on 03-10-2011 at 09:17 PM
So, I'm about to embark on my first mead. I've secured an award-winning recipe from a friend
for an orange blossom ginger mead, and I'm ready to go! All that's left to do is to select the
honey to use...
Posted in thread: Does Irish Moss Really Work? on 03-08-2011 at 08:01 PM
I was in my local homebrew shop the other day and I mentioned to ye olde master brewer that I
always add irish moss as a clarifying agent. He laughed and said that irish moss doesn't
actually do anyth...
Posted in thread: Homebrew San Francisco! on 03-06-2011 at 09:39 PM
Thanks for the advice, Palefire. I'll definitely check out Oak Barrel. I've had similar
experiences with SF Brewcraft. Griz certainly seems experienced, but he really is a buzzkill. A
few times I've g...
Posted in thread: Homebrew San Francisco! on 03-06-2011 at 08:31 PM
Great to hear I have a couple homebrewing neighbors! I just moved here a year ago for grad
school. I haven't tried out this Oak Barrel Homebrew shop over in Berkeley yet. How does it
compare to SF Bre...