Has anyone had experience making Tangerine/citrus meads? I have a tree full of tangerines in the backyard that will be ripe in about a month. I have no idea what kind they are but we eat them every year. They are very sweet and fairly tart. How many tangerines per gallon? How much zest should i...
Can anyone tell me what temperature I should be aging my mead at? If possible I would like to get it out of the cool room it's in and put it in the back of the house where it's a bit hotter. What's the optimal temperature? Also... what would happen if I were to age it in the fridge? Thanks
So to follow up on the holiday cider I made is sour. I'm thinking it was the apple pie filling that I uses:
10 Cans Apple Juice Concentrate (5 gallons worth)
5 cinnamon sticks
2 oranges (zest only)
1 30oz can of easy pumpkin pie mix (pre-spiced pumpkin)
1 16oz can of apple pie...
Does anyone have a recipe for a 'holiday' cider? I'm hoping to make it soon and let it age until around Christmas time. I'm thinking apple juice concentrate, cinnamon, clove, mulling spices, that type of thing... Any ideas/suggestions/recipes?
Does anyone have any good recipes for liqueurs? I have both a lemon and vanilla liqueur/vodka that I've made a week ago that I haven't tried yet. For the lemon I took 15 or so lemons worth of zest in a 750 ml vodka with vodka. For the vanilla vodka, I used about 5 vanilla beans, which is...
Does anyone have any experience with "Cider Yeast"? I was looking at Northern Brewer and found this in their yeast list:
This looks great to play around with, I'd love to try all kinds of fruit juices. Any ideas?