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Posted in thread: Black Raspberry Maple Mead on 09-07-2012 at 01:11 AM
Not sure exactly what punching the cap means, but I have gently rocked the carboy to kind of
get the layer of fruit at the top to move down. It has pretty much settled level with the
liquid. It is bub...
Posted in thread: Mr. Beer Blonde Ale Question on 09-05-2012 at 08:07 PM
This has been in bottles for a couple weeks, but basically ended up tasting like an IPA. It was
hoppier than I thought it would be. I am going to open another bottle this weekend. I thinks it
Posted in thread: Black Raspberry Maple Mead on 09-05-2012 at 08:01 PM
Should I wait to rack this into a secondary until after it has quit bubbling in the primary? It
has been bubbling steadily for about 8 days now. Still bubbling 8-10 times per minute which is
Posted in thread: How much beer do you drink daily? on 08-30-2012 at 02:44 AM
I just started brewing and really needed the bottles..... so I have been drinking 4-5 on
weeknights and taking the opportunity over the weekend to collect many extras on top of the
normal rotation. It...
Posted in thread: Black Raspberry Maple Mead on 08-27-2012 at 07:19 PM
You added an incredible amount of fermentable sugars. Adding honey OR maple syrup probably
would've been plenty. Adding both, AND brown sugar.......Holy crap! Honestly, I'm surprised
it's fermenting. ...
Posted in thread: Acerglyn on 08-27-2012 at 01:38 PM
I had absolutely no idea what I was doing.... nor do I know that it will taste good, but I made
Posted in thread: Black Raspberry Maple Mead on 08-27-2012 at 01:28 PM
I ended up using the follwing....(5 gallon batch)1 cup brown sugar1 gallon apple juice5lbs
Honey (clover & wildflower)1/2 gallon maple syrup7lbs Black Raspberries3 lemonschampagne yeastI
found a bug i...
Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 08-20-2012 at 03:46 AM
Would be cool to see some recipes!!!
Posted in thread: Black Raspberry Maple Mead on 08-20-2012 at 02:25 AM
I have a black raspberry bush, and could quite easily drink maple syrup continuously if it were
socially acceptable and good for my health. I have yet to find cheap maple syrup, but do have a
Posted in thread: Blackberry Mead (Melomel) on 08-20-2012 at 01:45 AM
Blackberries taste terrible when picked too soon. The birds and bees seem to know all too well
exactly when they are ripe. Turning black is not the tell-tale sign. They need to site for
24-48 hours (o...