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Posted in thread: Mead help? on 04-16-2011 at 02:50 PM
Sounds like a young mead to me. Mead can take quite a while to age out to mellow the alcoholic
heat and actually taste good.
Posted in thread: Help with hard cider! on 04-09-2011 at 02:22 AM
That sounds like a lot of peach extract to me, but I am used to some pretty strong extracts so
I'm not totally sure.
Posted in thread: Blood Orange Hefeweizen on 03-30-2011 at 02:30 AM
It says to bottle condition for 4 weeks. I just tried one after 2, and it had great head with
great head retention, and it tasted great. I don't think I can wait another 2 weeks to see how
it turns ou...
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 03-21-2011 at 10:07 PM
scale up as indicated in the thread is all ingredients EXCEPT YEAST times what ever your batch
size is. 1 teaspoon of yeast should be enough.You may also consider using using a mead or wine
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 03-19-2011 at 04:38 PM
I'm sure it's better after 6 months, but I used D47 so it's bound to be different than if you
used bread yeast, I think.
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 03-17-2011 at 05:20 AM
I don't think you have to wait 6 months to bottle. The instructions say you can bottle after 2.
I bottled the day before yesterday but it's still way too hot to drink. Maybe bottle and wait
another 6 ...
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 03-15-2011 at 10:08 PM
I bottled yesterday
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 03-13-2011 at 02:10 PM
Mine will be ready to bottle tomorrow!
Posted in thread: End-of-the-World Mead recipes - Mayan inspired on 03-03-2011 at 01:34 AM
Did you use natural or dutch process cocoa powder? I read that the difference is that the dutch
process cocoa powder is not acidic.
Posted in thread: Blood Orange Hefeweizen on 03-02-2011 at 06:58 PM
I made this last night, and I pitched the yeast this morning. It's bubbling away already. This
makes me happy.