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12-08-2009

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01-31-2010 2:42 PM

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  • Salt Lake
  • Raspberry Blossom Mead
    Fall's Bounty Cyser
    Caramel Mead
    SVUUS 2010
  • 2006 CUUP of Mead
    Delta Dawn 420
    Tagges Farms Mead
    Tupelo and Sage Mead
  • Basic Semi-Sweet Plain Mead
    Cranberry Melomel
    Pomegranate Melomel
    Black Currant Melomel
    Elderberry-Raspberry Melomel
    Chocolate Cherry Melomel
    Strawberry Banana Melomel
    Ancient Orange
    Barbera Pyment
    CSC Community Mead 2007
    2007 CUUP of Mead
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  • Married

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  • Posted in thread: Calcium Carbonate vs. Potassium Carbonate vs. Potassium Bicarbonate on 01-29-2010 at 05:08 AM
    A Google search will uncover sources if you wish. Potassium carbonate is great - little to no
    taste, and very effective.

  • Posted in thread: Basswood honey? on 01-25-2010 at 01:37 AM
    If this is your first show (plain) mead, I would suggest ordering half and half from any of
    these: tupelo, sage or orange blossom honey. are nice "simple" honey's that will make a great
    plain mead.YM...

  • Posted in thread: GROUP BREW: Strawberry Mead on 01-24-2010 at 03:02 AM
    I just mixed it up really well. Got the strawberries and everything pretty well mixed and an OG
    of 1.138. Then I mixed it up again and got an OG of 1.115. Do you guys typically have trouble
    getting go...

  • Posted in thread: Honey, I hate like hell to even heat it up. on 01-13-2010 at 10:03 PM
    I mix honey & water (or must/wort) a pound or 2 at a time in the blender. No heat, great mixing
    & super areation. Regards, GF.Huh. This is a good idea! Outside the box, outside the box,
    outsi....

  • Posted in thread: Honey, I hate like hell to even heat it up. on 01-12-2010 at 03:01 AM
    I would say add it during the chill once you're below 140. Keep a lid on it and you won't lose
    anything at all.The whole "no heat method" is really about not boiling as far am I'm concerned.
    Others ma...

  • Posted in thread: Questions about making sweeter meads on 01-02-2010 at 03:51 PM
    I was looking at the Lalvin 71B-1122 last night and noticed in the datasheet that its says to
    pitch 25-40g/hl. At 40g/hl that comes out to 1.5g/gallon. So that means I wouldn't need the
    whole pack the...

  • Posted in thread: Questions about making sweeter meads on 01-02-2010 at 01:57 AM
    But the recipe you replied to already says one gallon of apple juice. Or did I miss part of the
    conversation?DaveI apologize. My brain took a short vacation. Your recipe looks sound.

  • Posted in thread: Questions about making sweeter meads on 01-01-2010 at 06:06 PM
    You all have convinced me now. I will go with the Sweet Cyser.Sweet Cyser1 gallon apple juice3
    lbs honey1 packet 71B-1122 or a Riesling yeast or D-47¾ tsp diammonium phosphate½ tsp Fermaid
    KIf one wan...

  • Posted in thread: Questions about making sweeter meads on 01-01-2010 at 02:13 AM
    I have a recipe that uses K1V-1116, which is a heavy hitter. ~18 lbs clover honey (enough to
    get it up to a SG of 1.132)2 gallons unsweetened pomegranate juice (no preservatves)1 gallon
    unsweetened ap...

  • Posted in thread: Mead tracking page for students on 12-31-2009 at 05:18 PM
    Last years sage honey from Miller's didn't taste spicy or have any particularly notable
    flavors. It was just nice.

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