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Posted in thread: How can I make Jager? on 06-26-2012 at 12:16 PM
Ok, I'll ask, why not just buy a bottle of Jager?there are several reasons:1. There may be a
huge EMP that knocks out the supply lines from Europe making Jager (and a lot of other things
Posted in thread: something keeps killing my yeast on 05-26-2012 at 11:58 AM
Just a thought from a relative newbie at mead making: Honey has antiseptic properties and does
not ferment readily. As you are probably aware, potable honey has been found in 3000 year old
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Wine on 03-20-2012 at 09:43 AM
About a year and a half ago, we had some pumpkins that did not make it to Jack o Lanterns or
pie, and being the waste not want not type, Mr Abby decided to make Pumpkin wine. Everything
has ticked alo...
Posted in thread: What can I reasonably expect? on 03-14-2012 at 03:01 PM
I had to make an adjustment in the honey: Dark was unavailable to me so, I used wildflower
honey bought from my local beekeeper. Knowing the area, and the fact that most beekeepers
around here rent th...
Posted in thread: What can I reasonably expect? on 03-14-2012 at 01:38 PM
After several years of using kits, Mr Abby and my self have branched out into trying other
things. I am trying my first mead using this recipe:Fall Metheglin==============1 cup Dried
apple2 large Cinn...
Posted in thread: Very Low beginning S.G on 08-05-2009 at 01:30 PM
and the SG was hardly any higher if it was higher at all.However, there is a vast difference in
the fragrance and taste of the juice. I have confidence that this one will turn out much
better.I must h...
Posted in thread: Very Low beginning S.G on 08-02-2009 at 09:39 PM
Thanks, Tombut ia m a bit further than 45 minutes away from you. I live in New Brunswick,
CanadaBut thank you for the offer, none the less :)
Posted in thread: Very Low beginning S.G on 08-02-2009 at 07:03 PM
Actually over the years, i have made more whites than reds and a blush or two.As I look at my
records, none of them have had SG's this low.
Posted in thread: Very Low beginning S.G on 08-02-2009 at 06:32 PM
Has anyone here been troubled by very low beginning S.G. in winexpert kits of late?I have been
using their kits for a couple of years now and they have always worked flawlessly. However, a
couple of m...
Posted in thread: Chardonnay - to oak or not to oak? on 06-18-2007 at 08:53 AM
I've had some good chardonnay, but I have also had some that is so oaky, you might as well be
chewing on a tree. Most kits, unless stated otherwise, of course, include oak in one form or
another. I am...