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Posted in thread: Winter Mead (melo-meth) on 05-11-2016 at 04:17 PM
I just started a 5 gallon batch of this. It smells so good, and has tons of activity.~14 pounds
of honeyYeast: D-47Did use yeast nutrient.Didn't take any other notes or readings.So how is it
so far? W...
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