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Posted in thread: Mead without yeast on 12-05-2012 at 04:45 PM
I keep bees and use the rinse water from cleaning my extracting equipment and also rinse my wax
cappings - this honey water is essentially a waste product. Recently put some into a sanitized
Posted in thread: Uncrystallizing honey time & temp? on 12-05-2012 at 04:25 PM
The upshot of the previous post is that it is prolly better to liquify and "Pasteurize" for
long term storage that to trust raw honey not to ferment after is crystalizes. Soured honey
Posted in thread: Uncrystallizing honey time & temp? on 12-05-2012 at 04:20 PM
Honey contains moisture, about 18% or less, (by law, may vary by state) and is made up of a
variety of different sugars. As it crystallizes, the moisture content in the remaining
uncrystallized honey ...
Posted in thread: Uncrystallizing honey time & temp? on 12-05-2012 at 03:30 PM
I keep bees. 40++ years. Honey is heated as little as possible to preserve the delicate
volitiles. To remove crystals and/or re-liquify, I use a big (about 30 lb. of honey) double
boiler (Two big stoc...
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