Ss Brewtech’s Biggest Baddest Holiday Giveaway Ever!

Home Brew Forums > Wine, Mead, Cider, Sake & Soda > Mead Forum > fruit extract question
Thread Tools
Old 12-26-2008, 09:52 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
joejaz's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 373
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

Default fruit extract question

Doing my first mead (actually my son did it, I held the funnel). Instead of real fruit or concentrate, I have a bottle of cherry extract that came with a 5 gallon beer recipe that we didn't use. How effective is the extract as oppose to real fruit or concentrate? Will it produce a stronger flavor? How is the taste, is it different from real fruit? Reading the threads, it seems you have to use a lot of fruit to get any kind of flavor.


"Life is too short to drink cheap beer."
joejaz is offline
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Using Fruit Extract yournotpeter General Techniques 2 07-18-2009 12:18 AM
Fruit or extract?? When and how much? FxdGrMind Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 4 05-29-2009 11:20 AM
How much of my fruit extract should i use? fat x nub Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 5 07-09-2008 08:38 PM
When to add fruit extract djr76 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 3 05-29-2008 11:21 AM
Using Fruit Extract... joeyuwp Recipes/Ingredients 5 09-01-2005 07:41 PM

Forum Jump

Newest Threads