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  • Posted in thread: First batch need some advice please! on 05-23-2016 at 03:16 PM
    The honey flavor will come back with time. I felt the same way when my first couple of batches
    came out very bland initially. I thought I had done something wrong, or didn't add enough to
    honey. I end...

  • Posted in thread: Cyser won't ferment on 04-23-2016 at 06:11 PM
    That is a hell of a hot mess!If you are even thinking of trying to save it I'd pull half a
    gallon, add a half gallon of water, and try to get a ferment going with that. Once you see it
    working, give i...

  • Posted in thread: First batch need some advice please! on 04-23-2016 at 06:00 PM
    Nah, I'm following, just nothing worthwhile to contribute at the moment

  • Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 04-21-2016 at 03:15 PM
    All 3 are being hit with finings. Greek honey, tazmanian leather wood honey both 2 yearsold and
    a strawberry and lime 6 months old but tasting good if a bit strong. Was meant to be sweet but
    dropped f...

  • Posted in thread: Extremely high OG on 04-21-2016 at 02:04 PM
    What you have is the opportunity to play. Split it up and dilute into gallons, and then try
    some of the varieties you can make. Chai mead, apple pie, acerglyn, melomel, etc.

  • Posted in thread: Maple "mead" or "wine" or "alcohol" on 04-18-2016 at 09:40 PM
    We started a 17% batch yesterday, one year to go!You will not be sorry. That recipe is the one
    I am most proud of.

  • Posted in thread: 3rd recipe attmepted on 04-18-2016 at 01:06 AM
    Is it just me or is that mead recipe missing an important ingredient?

  • Posted in thread: My Pyment Tastes Slightly Too Acidic/Tart on 04-17-2016 at 01:09 AM
    I just did my first rack on my first pyment and noticed the same thing. Eager to see the

  • Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead - JOAM on 04-17-2016 at 01:07 AM
    Nothing to worry about. It just means that most of the off gassing is done. If it never bubbled
    noticeably then you worry. stopped bubbling after two weeks, you're fine.

  • Posted in thread: Honey Bees for mead on 04-17-2016 at 12:39 AM
    I've never kept bees p, but have studied a lot about it because I want to. From what I have
    read a well managed hive can produce roughly one hundred pounds of Honey per year, and you can
    safely take h...