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    Triw51 reacted to Rice_Guy's post in the thread Beginner recipes with Like Like.
    the best book on meads that I have seen is “The Complete Meadmaker” by Schramm. It is not a recipe book but has examples, it is good at...
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    Triw51 reacted to hounddawg's post in the thread Beginner recipes with Like Like.
    yep at least the meads i made were like wine as were the melomels i think that's right when you add berries to mead honey wines Dawg
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    Triw51 reacted to winemaker81's post in the thread Beginner recipes with Like Like.
    Mead is wine, with a few caveats, so most of the lessons for general wine making apply. The advice posted so far is all good. The folks...
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    Triw51 reacted to REDRUM's post in the thread Beginner recipes with Like Like.
    I've only made mead a couple of times but one key difference is that the sugars in honey take ages to ferment. Be prepared to let it sit...
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    Triw51 replied to the thread Beginner recipes.
    Thank you scooter68
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    Triw51 reacted to Scooter68's post in the thread Beginner recipes with Like Like.
    Yeah I hesitated to jump is as I have never made a Mead. To my limited understanding a "Mead" is "Fermented" just as a wine is and not...
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    Triw51 replied to the thread Beginner recipes.
    Arne thank you
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    Triw51 reacted to Arne's post in the thread Beginner recipes with Like Like.
    At the top of this beginners page there is a thread with winemaking terms. Bet that should do for most of the definitions you want...
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    I live in Northern Arizona and am new to brewing mead (which I understand to be honey wine) and am looking for a book with instructions...
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    Triw51 reacted to dmw_chef's post in the thread Blackberry mead with Like Like.
    Nobody in their right mind should want to do fruit in a carboy.
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    Triw51 reacted to dmw_chef's post in the thread Lalvin Yeast Test with Like Like.
    I haven't done any hydromels, but I'd think that yeasts high in glycerol production might be good for hydromels, like D254 or Uvaferm 43
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