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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: Pomegranate F*%k on 01-14-2017 at 03:03 PM
    We did add another 1.4 liters of water and we got the gravity to 1.150. We will see what
    happens and if it goes bad I will guilt her into letting me get another bucket of honey lol.It
    can be done, but...

  • Posted in thread: Understanding Gravity in a BOMM on 01-13-2017 at 11:48 PM
    Sure. Use this recipe as a model with whatever honey you
    have:https://www.denardbrewing.com/blog/post/Sweet-meadowfoam/In my testing, the ABV tolerance
    of Wyeast 1388 is about 15.7% if all honey is ad...

  • Posted in thread: Session Mead - inspiration and recipe for an Unoriginal Clone on 01-10-2017 at 04:18 AM
    I would have thought a session mead would need to be closer to 1.040 - 1.050 . How many ounces
    of a 12% wine are you going to drink in an evening?The point was the fermentation is healthy
    done this wa...

  • Posted in thread: Session Mead - inspiration and recipe for an Unoriginal Clone on 01-09-2017 at 07:42 PM
    For session mead (

  • Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 01-08-2017 at 10:57 PM
    How long to cook honey? Until it is a rich amber color. I dip a drop on a paper plate over time
    until in looks right.

  • Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 01-08-2017 at 10:56 PM
    This recipe was worked out before Fermaid O existed. My test with Fermaid O have not yielded
    consistent result with liquid yeast, therefore, I don't recommend it. For dry yeast, the TOSNA
    protocol wor...

  • Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 01-08-2017 at 09:14 PM
    Thank you for all the time you put into answering questions Bray! I haven't the time right now
    to read the entire thread, so I'm sorry if this is redundant, but a gluten allergy makes me
    unable to use...

  • Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 01-08-2017 at 01:56 AM
    Yep. Bochets are a go! For easy and safety, I suggest cooking the honey a few hours in a
    crockpot. Too burned gives an acrid flavor. You are shooting for a light colored honey to turn
    amber.

  • Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 12-09-2016 at 09:20 PM
    Are you freeze concentrating to make it like a sweet tea or just using tea for tannins? What
    kind of tea?

  • Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 12-09-2016 at 05:14 PM
    So what's the metheglin idea. I would be pretty shocked if I haven't heard of it. Always happy
    to be surprised though!

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