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Posted in thread: Bottling mead - Caps vs Corking mead - either method superior? on 06-25-2015 at 01:46 AM
I recently wrote a post on corking vs capping when bottling mead - I break it down to these 4
things:- Perception- Bottle Type- Duration of Storage- Cost
Posted in thread: Welcome This Is a Farmhouse, Saison Mead Recipe on 03-05-2014 at 12:28 PM
I'm about 5 months into this mead, and It tastes great, but I feel like it can be refined. Let
me know what you think of my recipe. Any feedback to make it better?Ingredients[*]3 gal
water[*]6 lbs Ora...
Posted in thread: Best book for cider newb on 03-05-2014 at 12:08 PM
There's a solid list of cider making books here: 6 Best books for Cider Making, Drinking, and
Appreciating. I've read the first on on the list, and definitely recommend it as well.
Posted in thread: Mead book suggestions on 08-20-2013 at 09:21 PM
Schramm’s book is definitely the best. Here are a few more good books to take a look at:
Posted in thread: Irish mead on 07-24-2013 at 10:10 PM
Hi all,I'm headed to Ireland for a week and a half and I would love to get my hands on some
Irish mead. Does anybody know of any meaderies I could visit?Thanks!
Posted in thread: Dandelion Mead: Has anyone ever tried this? on 07-08-2013 at 08:19 PM
Interesting, how can you tell there is no loss of aroma or flavor loss? What do you mean
appropriate temperature, I have never heard that in meadmaking before that there was a target
temp? Just to mak...
Posted in thread: Dandelion Mead: Has anyone ever tried this? on 06-19-2013 at 03:10 AM
You can also throw some clover in their too!I'll have to try that. Have you used clover before?
Posted in thread: Dandelion Mead: Has anyone ever tried this? on 06-19-2013 at 03:09 AM
Thanks for the inquiry WVMJ. I've just found that this way has proven to be effective for me. I
have tried several different ways/different temps - I have even made attempts at boiling the
Posted in thread: Dandelion Metheglin on 06-17-2013 at 05:15 PM
Picking that many dandelion petals is a test in patience & requires nimble fingers. :mug:I
found out that to remove the petals from the green flower parts, its easiest to tare the flower
in half firs...
Posted in thread: Dandelion Mead: Has anyone ever tried this? on 06-17-2013 at 05:05 PM
I just created a recipe with instructions here: will continue to add updates with pictures as