Last Activity:02-25-2017 6:17 PM
Likes Given: 6
4 Likes on 3 Posts
Posted in thread: Werther's Cyser on 02-10-2017 at 11:08 AM
You could very well be right, I don't have a lot of experience with malts.Your experience with
buckwheat is pretty funny, I've only tried it once but thought it was pretty tasty. It kind of
Posted in thread: Werther's Cyser on 02-09-2017 at 04:59 PM
Just thinking out loud here ... I wonder what caramelized sugar might do for a mead? That is to
say, not a bochet where you caramelize the honey but where you might add caramelized sugar to
Posted in thread: Werther's Cyser on 02-05-2017 at 10:11 AM
This didn't get a ton of attention but I figured I'd post an update anyway. After the last
post, I had to rack 2 more times to get rid of the foam. Each time I topped it off with apple
Posted in thread: Persimmon Mead on 01-17-2017 at 11:50 AM
I gotcha, with the extra volume in there it sounds about right to me. Hope it turns out good
Posted in thread: Persimmon Mead on 01-17-2017 at 11:08 AM
Did you take a specific gravity reading after mixing in the honey? I always read that 1 lb of
honey per gallon would raise the must by about 35 gravity points. By those numbers your OG
should be aroun...
Posted in thread: Wine is changing color in secondary (getting darker) on 01-11-2017 at 05:15 PM
Ok, that makes total sense then. The red grape is definitely where the color comes from.
Knowing that, I would guess that the change in color is mostly due to the sediment dropping
out. Keep in mind y...
Posted in thread: Wine is changing color in secondary (getting darker) on 01-11-2017 at 11:41 AM
I'm curious about your recipe. I made 2 tomato wines last year and they ended up looking like
white grape wine. Crystal clear and a light yellowish/gold color. Basically the complete
opposite of yours...
Posted in thread: First prickly pear wine on 01-10-2017 at 07:24 PM
just athought but on my light flavored fruitsaadda touch ofcrab apple, you get abetter finish
andmy colors seem to holdbetter, as for your color,, VERY NICEDawgI've never heard of adding
crab apples f...
Posted in thread: First prickly pear wine on 01-08-2017 at 06:49 PM
Thanks! I'm really hoping it stays that way. I've heard that it loses it's color over time, but
I'm hoping the acid that I added will help prevent that. Prickly pear juice is pretty low in
Posted in thread: First prickly pear wine on 01-08-2017 at 01:51 PM
Recently came across some prickly pears at the local grocery store so I decided to try them
out. The flavor is really good... like a cross between watermelon and kiwi. The fruit is so
packed full of s...