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    ABOUT ME

  • Microbiologist by training, brewer by necessity!
  • Musician,BBQ,Beer and Mead Making!
  • Cancer Researcher
  • Bray Denard
  • That would be a tie between New Orleans Funk, Djent/Metal, and Blues.
  • Sir Bigby 1600's Mead, Ed's Red Senior, Io Golden Strong Ale (My House Ale), Bray's Fast Belgian Mead (1388 is the key)
  • Belgian Ale Mead Experiment, Ames Farm "Put on your Bigboy Pants" Sack Mead (SG 1.16!)
  • Tupelo Mead, Meadowfoam Mead
  • Flowery Kilt Scottish Strong Ale, Blackcurrant Melomel, Orange Blossom Mead, Ale Yeast Mead Experiment, Braggot, Cyser, JAO Mead
  • Male
  • Married
  • Dallas, Texas
  • TX

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  • Posted in thread: Viking's Fuzzy Navel Uber Sack Mead on 08-02-2015 at 02:30 AM
    Happy Mead Day!Viking's Fuzzy Navel Uber Sack Mead5 gallon batchI'm making a large batch of
    uber high gravity sack mead for Mead Day. I've thought about this recipe a lot and I am basing
    a lot off of ...

  • Posted in thread: Wedding Dwojniak BOMM on 07-30-2015 at 11:24 PM
    Day 64Everything is perfect with this mead. Bottled it today. It will be aged a few months
    before I give it to the lucky couple. Here is the label I designed:293353

  • Posted in thread: Jadwiga Inspired BOMM on 07-30-2015 at 11:22 PM
    Day 52I decided to add the following:1 oz more of Rose Hips4 medium toast Oak cubes sanitized
    in everclear for a few days to remove the astringency. Now to find decent raspberries. That
    task has been ...

  • Posted in thread: New, confused, and overwhelmed on 07-27-2015 at 12:14 PM
    Lots of newbee mistakes here as well as an old recipe that we now know has many bad practices.
    Since you are a beekeeper, you have good honey. If you have good honey, then you can make good
    mead. Star...

  • Posted in thread: Jadwiga Inspired BOMM on 07-21-2015 at 11:22 PM
    Day 43Crystal clear. Wow. This is really good as it is. I'm a little afraid adding oak and
    raspberry juice might screw it up. Hmmm. May have to drink on it.

  • Posted in thread: Wedding Dwojniak BOMM on 07-21-2015 at 11:16 PM
    Day 55Crystal clear and starting to really get good. A bit more oak should finish this out
    nicely!

  • Posted in thread: Raspberry Melomel on 07-21-2015 at 04:34 PM
    First, you went from 1.160 to 1.100 according to your pictures. Not 1.000. If it was 1.000, I
    should see the top of your hydrometer. Second, when you add the liquid from the berries to the
    must, the g...

  • Posted in thread: Adding Red Color to a Mead on 07-21-2015 at 04:23 PM
    Dried hibiscus. Make a strong tea with it and use it in the mead. If you want an example
    recipe, look at my Dragon's Blood mead recipe on my site here:www.denardbrewing.com

  • Posted in thread: Yeast Cultivation on 07-19-2015 at 09:31 PM
    For purchased yeast, you don't need a starter for 1 gallon. Maybe you mean you are coming from
    frozen stock? If so, the starter protocol scales. Divide everything by 10 for a 200 ml starter
    suitable f...

  • Posted in thread: Stupid Newbie Question - How to make a starter? on 07-19-2015 at 02:31 PM
    LoR, I would casually suggest that someone WILL boil(cook and kill) their yeast as a result of
    the use of the term "obviously boiling".Perhaps the use of "working" or "showing signs of being
    active" o...

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