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  • Hibiscus Ginger Methyglin
  • Cider, JAOM (modified), Blueberry Melomel, Blood Orange Hefeweizen, Perry, Ames Artisanal Honey Show Mead, Red Chai Methaglyn, Pomegranate Melomel, Hard Lemonade
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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
    yeast like...

  • 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 12:34 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 05:58 PM
    I made this last night, and I pitched the yeast this morning. It's bubbling away already. This
    makes me happy.

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Primary: (empty) | Secondary: Pomegranate Melomel, Hibiscus Ginger Methyglin | Bottled: Red Chai Methyglin, Hard Cider, JAOM (modified), Blueberry Melomel, Blood Orange Hefeweizen, Perry, Ames Artisanal Honey Show Mead, Agave Cyser | Kegged: (empty)
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