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Posted in thread: Medieval Burnt Mead! on 03-30-2012 at 05:52 PM
I am going to make another batch of this sometime this year. I boiled the honey for 45 minutes,
and it caramelized the honey nicely! I did not get a smokey flavor, but it was good. There was
Posted in thread: Thalassiomel - Sea Water Mead on 03-22-2012 at 01:01 AM
Update! The Thalassiomel is great for making Asian Marinated Mushrooms. It might be ok with a
lot less salt! A lot less! If you enjoy sipping on soy sauce, this is your drink. I did find
that is was b...
Posted in thread: maple syrup? on 07-08-2010 at 03:01 PM
I have a 3 gallon batch of acerglyn aging in my crawl space. I am looking forward to it being
ready to drink. In the batch I used 4.4 lbs. of honey, and 3 quarts of maple syrup. It
fermented from 1.13...
Posted in thread: Thalassiomel - Sea Water Mead on 07-07-2010 at 04:48 AM
I am not working with any themes, just mead. Thalassiomel is not a common type of mead that is
made so I thought I would try it. I am also planning on making a capsicumel this fall. Most
have been mel...
Posted in thread: Thalassiomel - Sea Water Mead on 07-06-2010 at 05:13 AM
Has anyone tried brewing a batch of this? I started one yesterday evening. I burned the honey
hoping for a honey roasted peanut flavor. The small sample that I had tasted like sea water
with honey in ...
Posted in thread: Medieval Burnt Mead! on 01-20-2010 at 05:14 AM
I opened a bottle last night... needs to age a bit longer. With that said, it has a slight
cola taste to it. There are a few things that I will do differently with my next batch.1. I
will caramelize ...
Posted in thread: Oak Aged Mead - Tastes like Bourbon! on 07-14-2009 at 01:56 AM
I hope that my Oak'd Mead tastes like bourbon! I started mine around Valentine's Day, and I am
getting ready to bottle towards the end of this month. I had an OG of 1.124, and a FG of
Posted in thread: Slow Fermentation on 06-15-2009 at 06:37 PM
***Update***After adding nutrients and waiting a while, I checked the SG today, and it is
1.024! I will be using energizer in my batches from now on. Thanks for the help!
Posted in thread: Ideal Number of Bottles on 05-21-2009 at 12:27 AM
David - I also have 4 batches of mead in carboys right now. :)