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Old 09-18-2013, 05:32 AM   #1
Sep 2013
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so I roughly made this recipe for a corn whiskey mead/wine and am wondering if everything looks ok. I know there is a lot. Also i'm a newbie so don't be to harsh. THANKS!!

1 Gallon water
Pint of apple juice
Pint double filtered dark roast coffee ??
1.7 Pounds flaked maize 771.107 grams
8.0 OZ of crushed malted barley Briess organic c-102L
1.5 OZ Oak chips
1.5 Pounds of honey
.5 Pounds of sugar in the raw
1 Cup of pure maple syrup
2 Tsp. acid blend
1 Campden, crush
1 Tsp. energizer
Pre-made liquid Whiskey yeast

1 Gallon of water heated to 165 F, when Temp is reached cut heat. Seep barley for 10 minutes in bag, add flaked maize in bag, tie to side. Stir till heat is 152 F, then add honey, sugar, apple juice, Coffee and maple syrup. Wait or cool to 70 F then add chemicals (no yeast). Stir for 5 minutes then add oak chips. Cover primary. Wait 24 hours then add yeast and airlock. Keep in primary for 5 days, stir daily. Syphon into glass jug add stopper and airlock. When fermentation ends (around 3 weeks) syphon and filter. Syphon and filter again if cloudy.

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Old 09-18-2013, 09:40 AM   #2
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I'd like to comment, but I have no idea what it is you're aiming at making......

It resembles a clear out of a brewery/meadery cupboard......
"What the large print giveth, the small print taketh away". Tom Waits.

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Old 09-18-2013, 12:52 PM   #3
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Well, it should ferment. Is this an experiment or are you trolling?

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Old 09-19-2013, 08:05 PM   #4
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If it's corn whiskey, where's the corn?

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Old 09-20-2013, 12:27 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by huesmann View Post
If it's corn whiskey, where's the corn?
Ya with the malted barley it's more like a scotch, mmmmmm single malt scotch.

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Old 09-20-2013, 12:34 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by huesmann View Post
If it's corn whiskey, where's the corn?
"Maize" is another word for corn.
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Old 09-20-2013, 12:42 AM   #7
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I'm finding it very hard to imagine what this would taste like.

and I'm not sure if it's is a joke.

If it's not, leave out the coffee

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Old 09-20-2013, 12:46 AM   #8
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I wanna see that recipe made, AND I wanna see the results posted HERE. Go for it man.

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Old 09-20-2013, 02:14 AM   #9
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"So you say you just brewed your first batch of beer. Welcome to the obsession." --me, to every first time brewer I ever meet.

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Old 09-20-2013, 09:53 PM   #10
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I wanna see pics
You cant always be young but you can always be immature

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