Category Archives: Mead

Batch 75 (It’s An English Bitter)

Earlier this week I did the final racking, priming (DME, about half what the recipe said since bitter’s aren’t really known for much in the way of carbonation) and bottling of the English Bitter that has been underway the last … Continue reading

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That’s A Lot Of Distilled Water…

Friday afternoon (yesterday), I ran up to Greenville to check out supplies at Grape & Grains, a local homebrew/wine supply shop. I browsed around for a bit, looking at the options. I had already checked online, and wasn’t seeing as … Continue reading

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Not Much Success

So, how are things are going with the “experiments”? Well I’m glad you asked. Experiment #1 is on its way to sea. Or the water treatment plant. Or somewhere. But not here. On Aug 8th, it did actually start bubbling … Continue reading

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More on Figs and Honey

Ah, what a busy day today was! But back to figs and honey… Let’s see, so far there are 4 experiments: Experiment #1 (honey and boiled tap water) is about to be dumped. It’s smelling off, and has as of … Continue reading

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Finds Along the Road

On the way back from a lunch get-together with the members of our small group, we stopped at a small farmer’s market to browse the vegetables and fruit. Picked up a whole bunch of peaches (a future post, maybe?) and … Continue reading

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