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Posted in thread: Adding ginger to cyser in secondary on 07-18-2010 at 04:16 AM
I have been experimenting with a one gallon batch of Nettles & Ginger wine, when it came time
to rack it off the lees, the ginger taste wasn't as strong as I'd like. What I did was to
thinly shave abo...
Posted in thread: Fall Season Mead on 06-25-2010 at 06:48 AM
The idea that popped into my head for a thanksgiving mead was to make a modified JAOM with
Posted in thread: Growing Grapes at Home on 06-22-2010 at 07:40 AM
Are there any wineries near you? I've got a friend who's turned an unused pasture into a small
vineyard, as a way to make a little extra money to pay off the property taxes. They found a
local winery ...
Posted in thread: Lappish Hag's Love Potion on 06-19-2010 at 03:59 PM
Yeah, that was a concern I had when I made this, being store bought fruit is usually picked
when not fully ripe and tends to only look really ripe when gets to the store. So I went
through the berries...
Posted in thread: Lappish Hag's Love Potion on 06-14-2010 at 05:02 AM
Anybody ever try making Lappish Hag's Love Potion ?Basically it's just a simply country wine of
blueberries, sugar and water; left in a glass bottle outside to be fermented by the wild yeast
on the bl...
Posted in thread: Fìon-Céiteanach on 06-14-2010 at 04:14 AM
I've been experimenting with a recipe from the 1800's I found on Jack Kellers Website.The
original recipe was called May Wine, but to ovoid any confusion with the German beverage of the
same name, I'v...
Posted in thread: Problems with fast fermentation on 06-14-2010 at 03:28 AM
Yeah, I had the same the same problem with a 1 gal batch of new metheglin/pyment combo recipe I
was experimenting with, I had pitched the yeast on the 5th of June, with a OG of 1.11. When I
Posted in thread: Howdy on 06-12-2010 at 10:20 PM
Haven't done that much brewing since my collage days, I just make a couple gallons of country
wine a year, but this summer I've decide to be a little more ambitious, decided to invest in
some new equi...