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Posted in thread: Mead in Clear or Brown Bottles on 08-25-2014 at 06:02 PM
Id blame the fliptop first before the glass color. Like TopherM said, hops would be suspect.
Color drop is something you see in dark wine that hasnt be cold stabilzed in which the tannins
Posted in thread: 20 lb of sugar and a jar of yeast nutrient on 01-05-2014 at 11:15 PM
I did go for it. Im planning to make a bochet (boiled honey mead), and I ve done it before
without adding water or DAP. It was cotton blossom honey from 2013, and was pretty damn dark to
Posted in thread: 20 lb of sugar and a jar of yeast nutrient on 01-04-2014 at 10:12 PM
Anyone tried this with honey?
Posted in thread: Texas Mead Fest-- anyone going? on 09-06-2013 at 09:38 PM
It was a bit crazy trying to do the comp all in one day! I was handed the opportunity to
organize the comp AFTER it was announced that we would be doing everything the day of. There
were 66 entries (w...
Posted in thread: Texas Mead Fest-- anyone going? on 09-18-2012 at 05:47 PM
It is in LaGrange, about 1.25 hrs south of Austin off Hwy 71Ill be out there.
Posted in thread: looking for mead on 09-14-2012 at 05:20 PM
Places in Texas I know are making or are about to make mead:La Buena Vida in Grapevine, TXRohan
Meadery in La Grange, TXDancing Bee in Rogers, TXThorin's in Houston, TXEnchanted Manor in
Posted in thread: BlackBerry Honey on 06-12-2012 at 04:58 PM
Congrats!!someday hope to get a mead on this here list too.. maybe next year ;)LOL you added
the home one after I posted
Posted in thread: BlackBerry Honey on 06-12-2012 at 02:47 AM
I made 5 gal of a really nice carbonated hydromel with:-Initial Must, 6gal-6# blackberry honey
from Flying Bee Ranch, -9# of frozen blackberries (in nylon bag, steeped in 2 gal initially
Posted in thread: Blackberry Mead (Melomel) on 02-14-2012 at 06:20 AM
I finally did a 6 gallon batch with 9# frozen blackberries in a nylon bag, crushed; poured
boiling water over them, waited a day, added pectinase, waited another 24 hrs and pulled the
bag and squeezed...
Posted in thread: 11-11-11 Old Ale Swap and Critique Thread on 02-08-2012 at 05:43 AM
410 Wit, not 810 San Fran; same wort, different yeast. same temp. Oh, and the BSD that I sent
to some of you got a 3rd at 2011 MCAB.