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View Poll Results: Should I try it?
Go for it! Tell me how it goes! 37 45.12%
Seriously? The fact that you ask makes me think you are mentally ill. 27 32.93%
Dammit I clicked on another CreamyGoodness thread! ~Chapp 18 21.95%
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Old 10-19-2012, 05:45 PM   #1
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I love mad science. In the past I have used liter bottles to make experimental meads with varying success. Below are my wins and losses.

Espresso- FAIL
Celery- Epic WIN
Serrano and Hot Sauce- Win
Lavender- FAIL
Edit: Okra- Good Lord Fail
So, I have a new crazy idea. Okra!

Here'e the plan

1 liter water
1 lb honey
25 raisins for yeast food
10 medium okra pods, halved
1 teaspoon Di-Go breadyeast

I'm thinking the slime will actually add to mouthfeel and I'll get a nice kinda grassy flavored mead. What do you all think?

Edit: 1/6/13 Yeah... totally a stupid idea.
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Old 10-19-2012, 05:47 PM   #2
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Didn't you make a cucumber mead also, or was that some other crazy jackass?

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Old 10-19-2012, 05:48 PM   #3
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I love Okra - this could be...interesting.
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Old 10-19-2012, 05:49 PM   #4
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That was someone else . I applaud him though!
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Old 10-19-2012, 06:34 PM   #5
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Don't waste the okra! Make a spicy gumbo or jambalaya instead. Holy sh*t okra mead sounds gross. Jeez CG, you must be bored...
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Old 10-19-2012, 08:39 PM   #6
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That sounds truly disgusting. I vote for a better experiment.
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Old 10-19-2012, 08:55 PM   #7
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Sounds horrible! But, can't wait to hear if it's drinkable.

 
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Old 10-19-2012, 09:20 PM   #8
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Might I suggest a durian mead? Offer it to Andrew Zimmern when it's ready.
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Old 10-19-2012, 09:46 PM   #9
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Mouthfeel discovery of the century.

Soon all beer recipes will include okra.....................

 
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Mouthfeel discovery of the century.

Soon all beer recipes will include okra.....................
And on that day all beer stops getting drunk... drank... drankin... drunken... dranked.... drunked?... I give up.
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