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  • Posted in thread: Root Beer Mead on 04-15-2012 at 07:16 PM
    My previous attempt at a root beer mead was still and I now think that a carbonated mead will
    better open up some of the flavors. Also, I added some citrus to further curb the cloying
    aspects of the e...

  • Posted in thread: Mango Melomel? on 01-06-2012 at 08:01 PM
    I made a dry mango chili mead that I (at least) enjoy. I did not notice any sour notes in the
    finished product. I used ripe mangos which I pureed and added to the primary--12 large mangos
    for 5 gallon...

  • Posted in thread: Any suggestions for Chocolate Mead on 12-10-2011 at 10:45 PM
    I would recommend using cocoa nibs over powder or bakers' chocolate. They have less oil and
    they will clear more quickly. I used cocoa powder in a mead 4 years ago and it is still cloudy.
    It tastes go...

  • Posted in thread: Skyrim and Mead on 11-30-2011 at 12:08 AM
    I just wish I had a tankard to drink out of instead of a glass mug. I'm working on a recipe for
    a skyrim mead if anyone wants to join. Most likely with juniper berries since that is one of
    the first t...

  • Posted in thread: Pumpkin Cyser on 11-17-2011 at 10:08 PM
    any chnce you would be willing to share your root beer mead recipe? It sound so interesting.It
    is a simple traditional with root beer extract. I primed when I bottled with 3/4 cup cane sugar
    for 5 gal...

  • Posted in thread: Cheap Apple Juice/Cider on 10-30-2011 at 02:00 PM
    In Lubbock, Musselman's Apple Cider is now $1.50 per gallon at the Wal-Fart. I too started 10

  • Posted in thread: Bacchus was smiling on me! on 10-28-2011 at 02:04 AM
    Congratulations!Can I dispense kegged sparkling cider into bottles for transport and/or gifts?
    Will it hold bubbles?Yep, people do this all the time.

  • Posted in thread: Put off bottling day...a looong time on 10-23-2011 at 11:55 PM
    It should be fine. Bulk aging is a valid technique. Bottle it and serve it whenever. :ban:

  • Posted in thread: Peach Cider on 08-29-2011 at 01:39 PM
    You may consider using K1V-1116. It will finish dry but it should preserve the fruit flavors

  • Posted in thread: Little Joe's Cream Soda Mead on 08-10-2011 at 01:16 AM
    Is that the same as vanilla extract? ThanksNo, its extract used for people to make cream soda.
    I think they call it "vanilla cream soda" extract.Here ya go:

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