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Posted in thread: GROUP BREW: Strawberry Mead on 12-07-2012 at 12:41 AM
Ok folks, you convinced me to mix up a batch. The bees were good to me this year and made
165lbs of honey. I guess I can spare some for Strawberry Mead!regards,robin850
Posted in thread: Wine ideas for my wife on 10-02-2012 at 02:46 AM
Make a 5gallon batch of Skeeterpee (skeeterpee.com) but leave out the last half-bottle of lemon
juice. I use Lalvin EC-1118, works every time! When it is done, backsweeten with whichever of
Posted in thread: Elderberry Wine Making on 08-13-2012 at 01:12 AM
Cool, thanks for the post! It is time to pick my elderberries soon and I was debating what to
make with them. Made some Mulberry wine a few months ago, turned out fantastic!drink
Posted in thread: Mullberry mead on 06-09-2012 at 03:10 AM
definitely go with just the mulberrry juice. the skins and stems make an off-flavor, sort of
bitter and oxidized.freeze, thaw, mash, and strain. or use a steam juice extractor if you have
Posted in thread: paw paw wine on 04-21-2012 at 08:57 PM
imagine the flavor of a creamy banana, combined with a papaya. they range from intense flavor
to subtle, depending on the variety and the maturity of the fruit.cheers,robin850
Posted in thread: paw paw wine on 04-19-2012 at 01:40 AM
I suggest you try the fruit. I love it, but it isn't for everyone.cheers,robin850
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee on 04-17-2012 at 03:03 AM
I used Lalvin 71B yeast in a 1gallon starter.Added 4 cans of Jumex Strawberry Nectar and some
pectic enzyme into the primary. Costs about 70c per canVigorously swirled the 6gal carboy
daily for 4 we...
Posted in thread: Just had my first glass of JOAM...damn that's intense. Did I screw it up? on 03-27-2012 at 02:52 AM
JAOM start to finish...about 80 days. racked it, let it sit another 30 days, stabilized,
bottled.each week you let it sit, it tastes even better.only 1 bottle left. gotta make more,
this stuff is awes...
Posted in thread: Superior Lake - Mead on 03-18-2012 at 01:25 AM
There are as many different flavors of Mead as there are of Wine or Beer. But rather than try
them all, name your favorite types of wine and perhaps some of the forum denizens can help
direct your sea...
Posted in thread: Jaom on 03-01-2012 at 12:26 AM
i made a 5gal (US) batch using our wildflower honey. turned out great! should have made 4
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