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Old 03-08-2012, 07:19 PM   #1
Jan 2012
Warner Robins, GA
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Well, I tasted my first mead Monday. It is very orangey, sweeter than I expected, and warms the belly on the way down. Not bad, considering I forgot all the spices for JAOM except the clove. Does the warming sensation to away with age? Will the sweetness lessen at all since the fermenting is done? And on a side note: I did JAOM again for my second batch. This time I remembered everything except the clove. I should practice that whole forethought thing.

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Old 03-08-2012, 07:28 PM   #2
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Dec 2011
Stanfordville, NY
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How old is that first batch you tasted? aging does mellow out the alcohol heat aspect of it, but a JAOM by design is pretty sweet. There are ways to dry it up more like additional yeast and such.

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Old 03-08-2012, 07:45 PM   #3
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Nov 2011
RDU, North Carolina
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don't tase me bro!
Esse quam videri

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