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Forum: Mead Forum 05-14-2013, 12:07 PM
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Posted By centworthy
Oh my buckwheat honey in a traditional mead. I...

Oh my buckwheat honey in a traditional mead. I had a gallon of buckwheat and after the dilution test decided to go with a bochet. It burnt the barn yardness right out of it. Can't imagine how a...
Forum: Mead Forum 05-09-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By centworthy
No worried Lakeslad, kindred spirits welcome here

No worried Lakeslad, kindred spirits welcome here
Forum: Mead Forum 05-09-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By centworthy
Thanks Judge, this looks like a good one

Thanks Judge, this looks like a good one
Forum: Mead Forum 05-08-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By centworthy
Dandelion mead recipes? Tips?

I have been wanting to try a dandelion mead for a while and now the time is here; they're in full bloom and there is a field full of them near me that I know has not been chemically treated. So has...
Forum: Mead Forum 05-08-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,038
Posted By centworthy
Hmm I can't imagine what mesquite honey would...

Hmm I can't imagine what mesquite honey would taste like. I got great advice from one of the seasoned pros on this forum when I was wondering what type of mead to make from an unusual honey. His...
Forum: Mead Forum 03-04-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By centworthy
Thanks everyone. Inner 10 yes it's in secondary,...

Thanks everyone. Inner 10 yes it's in secondary, I also ferment in a bucket but wasn't sure for the secondary how much was right. I assume that in the secondary there is still some fermentation...
Forum: Mead Forum 03-04-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By centworthy
Head space

How much is appropriate when topping off a carboy? I know a lot isn't good but is it possible to have too little?
Forum: Mead Forum 02-03-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 100,941
Posted By centworthy
Burnt marshmallow huh, I burnt buckwheat honey...

Burnt marshmallow huh, I burnt buckwheat honey for my bochet and the house smelled like a barn for 3 days. But should mention that even though I burnt the honey until it was black there was no smoke...
Forum: Mead Forum 01-22-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By centworthy
Just racked this batch and man has it cleared a...

Just racked this batch and man has it cleared a lot. Tons of sediment on the bottom this time. I added more pectin enzyme and that seemed to do the trick. It tasted quite cinnamony I may have over...
Forum: Mead Forum 01-20-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By centworthy
Love the name, may have to tell my husband to...

Love the name, may have to tell my husband to make this one for the bachelor party
Forum: Mead Forum 01-20-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By centworthy
I.ll third that, would love the recipe for both...

I.ll third that, would love the recipe for both the raspberry and skeeter pee if you don't mind sharing. And I agree, with the honeymoon story on the label. Told the bride she can pick whatever she...
Forum: Mead Forum 01-20-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 895
Posted By centworthy
Hmmm, I'm about to do a hibiscus mead and wanted...

Hmmm, I'm about to do a hibiscus mead and wanted it to be sweeter and was going to use D47. any other suggestions that would be better for a sweeter mead or so D47 still the way to go?
Forum: Mead Forum 01-20-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By centworthy
That's a thought! Yeah exactly, it needs to...

That's a thought! Yeah exactly, it needs to appeal to the Newby ( typically a sweet drinker) as well as the dry drinker, And spring is coming for raspberries, I'm just really glad to have the luxury...
Forum: Mead Forum 01-20-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 879
Posted By centworthy
Wedding mead suggestions needed

My step son announced his engagement at Christmas, he wants us to do a wedding mead for them when they get married (fall 2014). So we're trying to figure out what would be the best mead to serve at...
Forum: Mead Forum 01-20-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 100,941
Posted By centworthy
Oooooo will have to keep this in mind, have a...

Oooooo will have to keep this in mind, have a bochet in the carboy now (3 months old)
Forum: Mead Forum 12-28-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By centworthy
Whoa quite pricy. Should mention that all...

Whoa quite pricy. Should mention that all varieties (except tupelo) are currently $38 per gallon at Kallas which comes to about 3.17 per pound..... Hence the 2 hour drive a couple times a year to...
Forum: Mead Forum 12-28-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By centworthy
Fatbloke, You make some great points, when...

Fatbloke,

You make some great points, when I purchased this cider I made sure it had nothing added to it (at least according to the label) but as you can see from the picture posted the settled...
Forum: Mead Forum 12-28-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By centworthy
Great pic Bluespark I figured I'd add mine so you...

Great pic Bluespark I figured I'd add mine so you can see where it's at after nearly 3 months. As you can see its still pretty opaque even though a lot has settled to the bottom. I will be racking...
Forum: Mead Forum 12-28-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By centworthy
Thanks, good to hear from someone who has used...

Thanks, good to hear from someone who has used the same type of cider. No worries, I did not heat it at all, poured into primary straight from the jug. I will take your advise and wait, besides...
Forum: Mead Forum 12-28-2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By centworthy
Good point, I did add pectin enzyme in the...

Good point, I did add pectin enzyme in the primary but it may not have been enough judging by how much has dropped to the bottom and yet still floating. Can I add more pectin enzyme at this point?
Forum: Mead Forum 12-27-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By centworthy
Not sure where you live but my husband and I make...

Not sure where you live but my husband and I make semi annual trips to Milwaukee and we have bought directly from Kallas honey farm( well more like a warehouse in an industrial park). However they...
Forum: Mead Forum 12-27-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By centworthy
I racked it off the primary a month ago. The...

I racked it off the primary a month ago. The cider itself ( before adding to the primary) was dense and not clear like apple juice typically is, it is still just as cloudy as it started out although...
Forum: Mead Forum 12-27-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By centworthy
Using real pressed cider for cyser

In September I started a cyser with the real deal fresh, pressed apple cider with no preservatives or additives. You know, the stuff you find at apple farms that is thick, caramel colored and not...
Forum: Mead Forum 12-27-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By centworthy
Halbrust, I had a gallon of this god awful...

Halbrust,

I had a gallon of this god awful stuff (buckwheat honey). I burnt the heck out of it and made a bochet. The house smelled like a barn for two days afterward (even with all the windows...
Forum: Mead Forum 12-27-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By centworthy
If you ever get mystery honey again you may want...

If you ever get mystery honey again you may want to try a trick that IIIUVEATAR once posted when I was asking about honey flavor. He advised diluting a small amount in water, this will reduce the...
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