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Posted in thread: Strawberry Melomel on 05-23-2013 at 02:20 AM
hmm well im off to the races with mine i opened it this morning to the nice sound of
fizzing/bubbling and its near the top of the bucket i expect it to start pushing out tonight or
tomorrow. I love st...
Posted in thread: Strawberry Melomel on 05-22-2013 at 07:41 PM
yup thanks hoss! I went with the dry the first time around and wished i had went with the sweet
now ive got the sweetWhat you've got is a finicky as hell, PITA yeast.I'd already read that but
Posted in thread: Bochet, Druid Mead, Viking Mead, Strawberry and vanilla mead on 05-14-2013 at 05:02 AM
Let me start by saying that although South Africa has a HUGE commercial wine industry, and a
developing craft beer market, home wine making is almost unheard of. Equipment is not the
easiest to get ho...
Posted in thread: Bochet, Druid Mead, Viking Mead, Strawberry and vanilla mead on 05-14-2013 at 04:43 AM
I distinctly remember one of my college history professors talking about honey and fermentation
residues being sampled off of vessels from the culture that evolved into the culture that had
Posted in thread: Braggot plans cooking.. on 05-12-2013 at 04:16 PM
So I've never really made a beer before, all this is new to me. (Actually I did used to make
beer when I was 19, but it wasn't very good- extract only stuff that gave us alcohol ::) But,
I've been thi...
Posted in thread: Braggot plans cooking.. on 05-12-2013 at 04:12 PM
Just had a look at some of the mead recipes at Cat's Meow 3.The ones I looked through were
rather dated in method/technique, many going on about heating the honey/water mix - which I
suspect is a hang...
Posted in thread: Bochet, Druid Mead, Viking Mead, Strawberry and vanilla mead on 05-12-2013 at 03:59 PM
Wow. That was mouthful. 1st - whether they are or are not the actual recipes is of course
highly contentious. What I do know is that mead is used in many pagan festivals and my friends
are delighted t...
Posted in thread: Bochet, Druid Mead, Viking Mead, Strawberry and vanilla mead on 05-12-2013 at 09:42 AM
The first two pic's of the batches in the pans, look like a Tikka Masala and Thai curry
recipes, waiting to be cooked down to reduce before serving with rice ::See some of those
naming terms you've us...
Posted in thread: Mead on 04-30-2013 at 12:46 PM
Now see it is possible to vary it a small amount and still get a decent result.......When I
made my first one, I followed the instructions as closely as possible, or so I
Posted in thread: Mead on 04-22-2013 at 03:34 AM
Well I don't see much difference between the posted recipe and joes original info
there.......He says that its drinkable once cleared. Personally I find it easiest to wait until
all the fruit has drop...