While I have not been brewing much in the recent past, I have been aging a few brews. The first was my melomel that I brewed earlier this year. It’s been aging for three months in secondary and ended off with a FG or 1.026. It’s pretty sweet, so I topped it off with a [...]
Since this is my first time doing the whole “Melomel” thing, I have been documenting everything pretty extensively. This whole process requires a lot of doctoring throughout. While I know a lot of people do the fruit in the secondary, I went with the BYO article I saw and fruited in the primary. This creates [...]
Since my last shot at mead was named after my wife (Christa Meth), I figured it was only fair to name my first melomel after our mellow dog Meatball. So now we have Mellow Meatball.
The recipe was pretty basic as I wanted to get this whole mead thing right for once. Last time around it [...]
Got your attention right? I was looking to do a Mead using honey and some fruit (Cyser) and I got a recipe from a buddy on Beer Advocate that was for a Metheglin. I brewed this up without any cooking, heating or much else. It was quite easy and I made about 2 gallons of [...]