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Mid-Summer Non-Fermentation

Honeyed Summer Cantaloupe This evening, right on schedule (7 days melding), I finished making the Honeyed Summer Cantaloupe. All it took was straining the bulk of the fruit, letting the liquid drain off without any additional pressing. I did hem and haw … Continue reading

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Dark and Beautiful

Today, it was time to begin my next ale, this time a porter. How To Brew has an example recipe for a porter, and provides alternatives for all-extract, partial extract and all-grain brewing methods. I went with the all-grain approach, … Continue reading

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Catching Up, part 2

Continuing the recount of June… Mint Liqueur My mint liqueur has finished maturing, but I have not really had an opportunity to check it and see how my test results will come out. And it will likely be a while… … Continue reading

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Catching Up

I haven’t posted since the 8th!? Well, that is no indication that things aren’t happening, of course. Besides for the normal – work, reading, and the like, I have begun putting in a trellis for my new muscadines and have been regularly … Continue reading

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The Last Two Weeks of Fermentation

In the last weeks, my new braggot went from a specific gravity of 1.101 to somewhere below 1.020; I haven’t checked the SG in a couple days, but it is certainly lower. The sweet mead is at this point somewhere … Continue reading

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