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Posted in thread: Red hibiscus mead... bee swarm almost stopped me. on 01-08-2014 at 03:27 PM
The mead sounds good. I like most of my wines and meads sweetened back to 1.010 also.
Posted in thread: Crazy idea -- fermenting punch on 12-25-2013 at 06:33 AM
In 1970 when all of the ingredients used for punch had real sugar, a college room mate
fermented some in a cabinet under the sink at the dorm room. He said it was pretty good. Of
course then he would ...
Posted in thread: CO2 in Root Beer on 12-04-2013 at 02:40 AM
I wasn't clear was I? The recipe called for putting food grade dry ice in the mix and serving
it as soon as the dry ice had dissolved in the mix.
Posted in thread: CO2 in Root Beer on 12-03-2013 at 03:22 PM
While searching the net for root beer ideas I came across a recipe that used food grade CO2 to
carbonate root beer. While the root beer was to be served freshly made, I was wondering if
anyone had eve...
Posted in thread: Bees and honey on 11-21-2013 at 03:16 AM
There are several associations in your area. Fredericksburg, Stafford, and King George all have
associations. Here is the contact info for Rappahannock Beekeepers Association. Irving West
Posted in thread: Any canned venison recipes out there? on 11-10-2013 at 01:21 AM
If a steer or a hog was treated the way some people treat there venison, they wouldn't eat it.
When I go hunting I have heavy duty garbage bags with me that I fill with ice when I harvest a
deer. I st...
Posted in thread: Applejack questions I couldn't find the answers to on 11-06-2013 at 11:48 PM
Different types of alcohol boil at different temperatures. Likewise they freeze at different
temperatures. The temperature differences can be as little as 1 or 2 degrees. You will have to
have a very ...
Posted in thread: Any canned venison recipes out there? on 11-06-2013 at 02:19 AM
Remove all fat from your canning meat. Cut your deer into stew size chunks. Pack tightly into
the jars. Ad 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon of salt for a quart size jar. Add 1 clove of garlic. Process
in a pressur...
Posted in thread: Do I need to stabilize again? on 11-03-2013 at 05:08 PM
Thanks Yopper. I am looking forward to giving it a taste this week. I was also looking at my
log for this mead I am wondering if the % of alcohol might be a higher than I like. I need to
work through ...