Tag Archives: Mead

Mmmmmm.

Ah, finally a restful moment to think back on the day. I decided to open a bottle from some of the first batches of wine and mead I ever made, a mix of pear mead and apple wine. It was … Continue reading

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The Day The Norse Sacked Paris, or, Poulet au Hydromel

With everyone in the family germified and generally feeling under the weather and unhappy, including myself, I almost decided against my plan for dinner. But a warm, chicken-y stew sounded like it just might hit the spot. And so I … Continue reading

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Where Am I Going To Age Them?!

Now that it is the wee hours of Monday morning, I am looking back at the activities of the weekend. I finally got around to labeling the peach wine, the blueberry wine, the blueberry melomel, the fig wine and the … Continue reading

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February Is Upon Us

Why, what’s the matter, That you have such a February face, So full of frost, of storm and cloudiness? –  William Shakespeare,  Much Ado About Nothing No frost, no storm, not even cloudiness. Today was balmy for February, good for … Continue reading

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Too Many Moving Pieces

I have the following assorted batches going on: peach wine, blackberry wine, blueberry wine, blueberry melomel, Mars and Saturn grape wine, muscadine wine, fig wine, cyser, barley wine and three different braggots. Many haven’t been touched, other than just taking … Continue reading

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