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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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Finally, Progress!

My fig ferment was starting to smell, well, awful. Like vinegar. I wasn’t too surprised, and was pretty sure all was not lost – just needed to remove the likely-too-ripe figs. So, last night I strained the fruit pulp (probably … Continue reading

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