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Posted in thread: Vanilla Chai on 07-24-2012 at 11:57 AM
Thinking about it now, I wouldn't use the pectin enzyme. I thought about using it because of
the vanilla bean, but I discovered that I just didn't let it age long enough.I used ground
ginger bought fr...
Posted in thread: Chocolate in mead on 09-22-2011 at 03:32 AM
Just racked it the other day... it's just about ready. it tastes good, the chocolate and the
strawberry are very subtle. maybe need to add more? IDK.
Posted in thread: Vanilla Chai on 08-16-2011 at 08:01 PM
yes, T= Tablespoon... t= teaspoonAnd after drinking it i would suggest to drop the honey
content by 2-5 lbs. unless you like really sweet.Also I used ground clove and I would drop that
by at least 1 T...
Posted in thread: Chocolate in mead on 07-18-2011 at 03:47 PM
I just Racked it. It's actually clearing up nicely. Most of the solids have settled, I think
maybe another month or two and it might be ready to taste. bottling a month or two after that.
Posted in thread: Chocolate in mead on 06-17-2011 at 05:12 AM
It has been since April and i haven't touched it yet. Had a flood in the basement, and all of
the stuff down there is in our mead room. can't really get to it right now, but from what i
read is I need...
Posted in thread: Measuring honey on 05-13-2011 at 10:34 AM
If you really want to measure it out... you could get a digital scale, and weigh it out.
Posted in thread: Chocolate in mead on 05-11-2011 at 09:17 AM
Medsen - What about the milk products and fats in the bakers chocolate? I wouldn't want that
ANYWHERE near my mead. I have used cocao powder, but it takes a long time for it to mellow
out.Looking at t...
Posted in thread: Vanilla Chai on 05-11-2011 at 01:21 AM
sounds great...do you have any pictures of it?Just pics in the bottle, It's still agingI'm
still new at making mead. It was the 2nd batch I have ever made. I probably needed to let it
clarify longer. ...
Posted in thread: Vanilla Chai on 05-10-2011 at 07:48 PM
Vanilla ChaiIngredients: 20 lbs.Honey4 GalWater1 T.Ginger2Cinnamon Sticks2 t.Cardamom2 T.Clove2
t.Nutmeg1 t.Allspice1Vanilla bean cut ½1 pk.Lalvin 71b Yeast5 t.Yeast Nutrients2 t.Yeast
Posted in thread: Chocolate in mead on 05-10-2011 at 02:29 PM
I made a batch of mead with chocolate as one ingredient. I am debating weather or no to make 2
more batches trying two different methods.Method i used was to take bakers chocolate and melt
it in hot w...