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    ABOUT ME

  • traditional archery,bass guitar
  • Jon McCumber
  • I love all music if its played with integrity
  • Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Mon Ami, The Lord of the Rings
  • Face Off
  • SCA
  • I wanted to try mead and I couldnt find any so I had to make my own.
  • Prickly pear mead
  • Orange blossom traditional
  • multi-berry melomel
  • traditional wildflower mead, trad orange blossom mead, blueberry vanilla mead, wild blossom mead raspberry melomel, cherry melomel, blackberry melomel,
  • Male
  • Married
  • Buffalo
  • New York

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  • Posted in thread: My first mead- bottling question on 08-17-2015 at 03:59 PM
    The best way to help with being patient is to have enough mead that is already aged and
    bottled. Once you have a good supply on hand it's much easier to ignore batches that aren't
    ready yet.

  • Posted in thread: Never had it on 08-12-2015 at 11:00 PM
    Bo mm is a good start. In time you can learn how to make a mead that is the way that you would
    like it to taste. My first meads were barely drinkable. Now I can make some that I (and my
    friends) find ...

  • Posted in thread: smoked mead on 08-12-2015 at 10:34 PM
    I tried smoking a mead once, but I couldn't keep it lit.:cross: Sorry:pipe:

  • Posted in thread: Raspberry Melomel on 07-30-2015 at 04:05 PM
    I see you said you went to Wegmans for the turkey baster. Are you from WNY. Good luck and keep
    that mead cool.Ps gently degassing at this point is still a good idea.

  • Posted in thread: Bits of cork in mead on 07-18-2015 at 10:55 PM
    The bits of cork shouldn't be any concern. It may even give your mead a cool homemade vibe in
    the glass.:D

  • Posted in thread: Two week mead? on 07-16-2015 at 03:45 PM
    There are a lot of variables. Has the yeast hit its alcohol tolerance? If it's sweet the yeast
    may have gone dormant. Camden alone won't stop an active ferment, so bottle bombs could be an
    issue. Swee...

  • Posted in thread: Mind trip mead on 06-09-2015 at 03:42 PM
    That color is awesome. I added a couple of purple sweet potatoes to a batch of spiced pumpkin
    mead in the fall and the color is orangish. It's just about ready to bottle.��

  • Posted in thread: How Many Gallons of Mead 2015 Edition! on 06-01-2015 at 01:12 AM
    5 more gallons of a wildflower trad to become a melomel at another date.425.5+5=430.5:DÜ

  • Posted in thread: Did I suffocate my first mead? on 04-12-2015 at 04:27 AM
    You might want your mead to age for at least a year before you start drinking it . Less time
    than that won't do it any justice. Higher alcohol meads can take quite a while to taste good.
    Good luck and...

  • Posted in thread: How Many Gallons of Mead 2015 Edition! on 03-02-2015 at 12:58 AM
    1 gallon joam ( my first time trying it).5 gallon meadowfoam traditional.166+6=172 More to
    come.:ban:

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