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Posted in thread: Black Forest Gateaux Mead....would it work? on 10-06-2015 at 07:20 PM
"Kirsch" is simply the German word for cherry. I learned the brandy as "Kirschwasser".
Literally "cherry water". The family I stayed with in Saarbrücken would have a glass at dinner
Posted in thread: Scoby rather than yeast to make cider? on 09-24-2015 at 07:13 PM
The bacteria are primarily aerobic. If you ferment with an airlock, they will be somewhat
suppressed and the yeast will dominate.I have a batch going right now w/out an airlock, as I
want it to be vin...
Posted in thread: Elderberry/Orange Cider on 09-02-2015 at 07:25 PM
1 c. Elderberry, dried.1 - 4 oz container of orange peel4 cups of water2 lbs of raw sugarBe
sure to add the peel after you add the sugar so you can verify that the sugar has been mixed in
and melted d...
Posted in thread: Dr. Bray? Need assistance with Dragons Blood on 09-02-2015 at 07:21 PM
If it's a digital scale, you should be able to recalibrate it. It should have come with
Posted in thread: just made my first scoby. on 08-27-2015 at 07:18 PM
A larger volume will take a bit longer just because the colony has to propagate more to ferment
Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 08-27-2015 at 07:10 PM
Cool, thanks. Gonna try this.
Posted in thread: Measuring equipment on 08-26-2015 at 07:30 PM
No experience personally, but there is an automated/electronic brewing forum in the beer
section on this site. Have a look there, I'm sure someone has made/used what you're talking
about. Also, instru...
Posted in thread: Show us your Mead in a photo!!! on 08-26-2015 at 07:11 PM
From the top left, Mango Mead, Mulled Apple, Lavender Mead, Hot Pepper Mead, Hopped Orange, and
Pear MeadOoh! SWMBO and I are big fans of mango. I want to get a mango melomel going. Did you
use whole ...
Posted in thread: Oh no on 08-25-2015 at 07:11 PM
All I can say is.... eeEEeeewwwAll I can say is, if you had any idea how many bugs you eat on a
daily basis, you'd get over that pretty quick.Insects that live on 1 particular plant tend to
Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 08-24-2015 at 11:53 PM
Light to dark? Anyway shouldn't matter.Sounds like a beer brewer. Conventional wisdom is, if
you're reusing a yeast cake, to start with a lighter beer and make the next one darker or
maltier.Maybe in ...