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Old 05-11-2012, 05:58 PM   #231
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What is left of my recently bottled pumpkin chai spice mead, it was my first attempt at mead, I just used fleishmanns active dry bread yeast in a 1 gallon carboy, very interesting taste, mildly sweet.


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Old 05-12-2012, 07:55 AM   #232
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The yeast in question was Wyeast Sweet Mead Yeast. I can only confirm what many others already stated - it's high maintenance.

Both batches ended around 0.996 after fermentation.

The eucalyptus honey had a mild taste from the start, so the result was a rather dry mead with a slight sweetness in the aftertaste. Not bad.

The lime honey was *very* sour and it almost tasted like lime juice and sugar. I thought this would be a complete disaster.
The end result was not what I expected. There is still a hint of the lime, but the experience was rather a freshness with a pleasant acidity. Something to be enjoyed during summer afternoons I think.
I would like a recipe to your lime mead if you are willing to share



 
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Old 05-13-2012, 05:23 AM   #233
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Strawberry/kiwi mead taste test. It passed
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Old 05-14-2012, 01:11 AM   #234
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Here's 4. Jaom, Lemon, 5 Gallon Strawberry, Dark Cherry. To right is a 5 Gallon Grafs Cider.



(Grafs is tasting so good I have to tell myself NOT to take samples) If you haven't made one, I'd highly recommend it.

 
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A cyser I made back at the end of 2011.
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A cyser I made back at the end of 2012.
The cyser from the future!! how did you do that? Can I use your time machine
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Strawberry/kiwi mead taste test. It passed
Sounds like a great combo.

 
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The cyser from the future!! how did you do that? Can I use your time machine
Well, if you didn't already know, I saved the world from ending at the end of 2012 and took a time machine back with a glass of celebratory Cyser, which just happens to be the same Cyser I saved the world with

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Cranberry Braggot........Technically its at least half mead
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Cranberry Braggot........Technically its at least half mead
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