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Time To Bottle, Once Again

In the last post on this subject, I had just finished adding potassium metabisulfite and sorbate to the single gallon batches which had reached the end of secondary fermentation. Did I mention they are beautiful? The honeysuckle, especially, is a … Continue reading

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Back Home, Busy

Well, I finally got back home last weekend. While gone, Clemson received record amounts of rain, and experienced a lot of flooding. Our vegetable garden fared better than expected, but not spectacularly. The weeds were even more impressed by the … 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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April 29, 2013

Saturday, I began the day sanitizing jugs so that I could rack and apply potassium metabisulfite and sorbate to the “finished” strawberry melomel. But it was not to be. Moving the carboy to the counter-top, I found it bubbling little … Continue reading

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April 23, 2013: Ugh

I got up this morning to find no activity in the airlock of my newly pitched sweet mead. And nothing visible on the surface once the fermenter was opened. I didn’t expect raging bubbles, but I expected something. We had … Continue reading

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