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Posted in thread: Blackberry Mead on 01-14-2011 at 05:07 AM
Costco has 6 lbs of honey for 12 bucksHot damn! Is it good honey? That's a steal compared to
Posted in thread: Blackberry Mead on 01-13-2011 at 08:21 AM
So, anyone have a recipe for me?? :)
Posted in thread: Blackberry Mead on 01-09-2011 at 09:30 PM
So you think about 12 pounds of honey then? It's about $3.50 a pound here, so... Yea, right
about 40 bucks for the honey. Not bad.
Posted in thread: Blackberry Mead on 01-09-2011 at 06:42 PM
Fair enough. The thing you may want to make sure of then is that you give the yeast enough
sugar up front that it hits its alcohol tolerance before the residual sugar from remaining
honey and the berr...
Posted in thread: Blackberry Mead on 01-09-2011 at 05:55 AM
Well that's why I planned to add the berries to secondary, after much of the fermentation has
been completed. I thought that would leave more of the berry sweetness.
Posted in thread: Blackberry Mead on 01-08-2011 at 10:07 PM
Sweetness can be relative though to other factors such as ABV. Ex: I have a cinnamon vanilla
mead that has a SG of 1.030 which is considered desert sweet but because it sit at ~14.5% ABV
it does not f...
Posted in thread: Blackberry Mead on 01-08-2011 at 07:03 PM
Well I plan to heat the honey to below-boil to kill any bacteria when I am ready to
Posted in thread: Blackberry Mead on 01-08-2011 at 05:58 AM
I want something... like a nectar of the gods. :)I just want it to be a little sweet, smooth,
easy to drink. My friends and I also want to be able to crack open several bottles together and
Posted in thread: Blackberry Mead on 01-08-2011 at 04:58 AM
Hey guys, sorry to post a question that's been asked before, but I have been digging around and
can't find a solid answer.I want to make some Blackberry Mead for Christmas presents next year,
and I ne...
Posted in thread: Help opening my keg!! on 08-14-2010 at 06:32 PM
awesome! got it! thanks a ton. couple more questions real fast. can the lock be disengaged or
removed? I totally mangled a cheap little screwdriver opening it. also, can the spear assembly