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Posted in thread: Back sweetening & vanilla bean addition on 11-16-2015 at 08:16 PM
Sounds like a sound plan. Are you wanting a very, very strong vanilla bean flavor? Because that
is what 4 beans will do in 5 gallons. If you are just wanting a background flavor to tie
Posted in thread: How Many Gallons of Mead 2015 Edition! on 11-09-2015 at 12:42 AM
838 +5 gallons of Winter Solstice mead=843 gallons of mead this year
Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 11-08-2015 at 05:43 PM
BlackBriar mead.I think I'll bottle this in January.
Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 10-29-2015 at 12:10 AM
Posted in thread: Winter Mead (melo-meth) on 10-28-2015 at 10:26 PM
Backsweetened with maple syrup.This is perfect. If I don't stop sneaking glasses, I'll never
get this bottled!
Posted in thread: Spiced Cranberry Wine? on 10-08-2015 at 07:06 PM
I started a batch of Cranberry mead on Christmas eve last year.In primary, I
included:rosemaryOJ concentratevanilla beancrystallized gingercinnamon sticksoak powderIt's
pretty decent so far, though it...
Posted in thread: Making wine in my beer bucket? on 10-06-2015 at 04:45 PM
I use two buckets or my Big Mouth Bubbler for everything.One bucket is for my cooking wines
made using hot peppers, onions, and/or garlic.The other bucket is for everything else.I soak
both in bleach ...
Posted in thread: Black Forest Gateaux Mead....would it work? on 10-06-2015 at 04:11 PM
If my google-fu is up to par, then kirsch is a cherry brandy, yeah?Were you planning on making
the mead and then adding the brandy?Otherwise I think the brandy would kill the yeast.If it
were me, I wo...
Posted in thread: Help lemon wine recipe on 08-15-2015 at 01:42 PM
What is the recipe and how old is the wine?Be aware that wine tends to go through phases as it
ages out.My pineapple/mango wine was almost flavorless at 9 months. Now I use it for bartering
Posted in thread: Texas Mead Fest on 08-15-2015 at 01:38 PM
Argh! How did I not know about this?The timing on it stinks though. I'll just be getting back
from vacation and won't be able to make this one.Going to start planning for next year though.