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Posted in thread: Kegconnection Complete Starter Kit and More Giveaway! on 07-17-2014 at 03:16 PM
Posted in thread: Nuts in Mead on 05-07-2014 at 01:03 PM
I've tried both pecans and walnuts, and the jury is still out on the success of both. For both
meads, I made an extract. I chopped up the nuts, but them in a jar and filled to just over the
top of the...
Posted in thread: Wort Monster Giveaway on 04-17-2014 at 02:11 PM
Posted in thread: Cost per 1gal batch on 04-11-2014 at 01:04 AM
The commercial meadery near me charges $24-$29 US for a bottle of his mead. Last I tried to
calculate, I was down to about $5 a bottle in overall cost for my meager attempts. (And I don't
Posted in thread: Smoked Honey Mead on 03-19-2014 at 10:42 PM
I did a smoked braggot using cherrywood smoked malt with wildflower honey, finished carbonated.
Final gravity was 1.020 and had a decent head.It was absolutely delicious. I'm sad I only did
Posted in thread: Cheesecake flavored? on 03-13-2014 at 11:42 PM
Perhaps you could approach this in the fashion of a braggot, but only using milled whole wheat.
I might add some vanilla extract (or a split vanilla bean), a smidgen of cinnamon and small
amount of mo...
Posted in thread: jaom taste question on 02-22-2014 at 01:11 AM
I think JAOM is delicious. Don't be turned off by what you tried.I think the sediment gave you
off flavors. JAOM doesn't really need to age. Well....mine don't last long enough to be
Posted in thread: Queston on a blueberry melomel on 02-14-2014 at 09:54 PM
Well, there is evidence that antioxidants are prevalent in red wines. That would lead me to
believe that fermentation will not hurt the beneficial antioxidants in blueberries. I have no
science to bac...
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2014 Big Giveaway on 02-13-2014 at 12:29 AM
Posted in thread: Dry hopped mead on 01-26-2014 at 12:16 PM
It's my understanding (and I have very little experience with brewing beer), that the
bitterness in hops is imparted with boiling. The longer it's boiled, the more bitter it is.I
talked with the owner...