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Old 09-20-2012, 11:56 PM   #1
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Sep 2012
Waco, TX
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I just racked my first mead to the secondary. I am sure its old sauce to you all but I can't help my giddy excitement. I tasted it and it already tastes awesome! I was expecting it to taste like crap prior to aging. It took everything I had not to pour a glass. And alcohol... woo... let me tell you. It was almost like a melon liquor shot. High alcohol.

I can't wait to rack my blueberry now and I have a braggot must brewing right now...

This recipe:
4 gallon spring water
12 pounds honey
2 lemons
1 orange
Several chopped slices watermelon
Chinese green tea leaves
2 packets E1118 yeast
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Old 09-21-2012, 02:13 AM   #2
Apr 2012
Sinking Spring, PA
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Very cool! It's a great feeling when it turns out well.

Primary: Janet's Brown

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Old 09-21-2012, 04:12 AM   #3
Sep 2012
Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
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Congrats man! I can't wait until my first batch is ready to rack, though I guess I have to.

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