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Here is a peach cobbler made by Tony. Wow, it looks good! He had to improvise his airlock and it's very clever!
Here is his recipe:
The recipe I used for the Peach Cobbler Mead/Melomel is as follows for 1 gallon:
4 lbs. Honey
1/3 pkg Yeast (I used an ale yeast I got from the craft beer store in town)
7 Peaches diced and frozen overnight, then thawed so there will be more juice
1 Vanilla Bean cut into 1/4 inch pieces and steeped with the yeast in warm water
Zest of 1 Lime
1 Orange zested before I diced it up
1/2-2/3 Gallon of distilled water
Here is a batch of meads made by Thurman. He is doing a spectacular job with this and clearly having a lot of fun. He is making a wide variety of beautiful looking flavors including Pear Mango, Chocolate Maraschino Cherry, white peach and more!
Here is a batch of Tart Cherry mead made by Michael. My thanks go to him for the pic and the recipe!
1/2 Gallon Water
1 qt Red Jacket Tart Cherry juice
3lbs Honey ( meadow blossom clover)
1/4 tsp Nutmeg
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 pkg Champagne yeast
1tsp yeast nutrient
warmed the water and honey to 120. Add the cherry juice, nutrient, cinnamon and the nutmeg. Brought temp up to 170, then shut off heat. Cooled in ice bath in the sink until it reached about 100. Poured into galss carboy, added water to one gallon. Shook for 5 minutes. Let sit until must reached below 90 degrees, then pitched yeast.
Here is a batch of now bottled mead made by Ann and Theodore! I love the label. Here is what she says:
We bottled our first plain mead and I'm sending you a photo. It came out good, a slight dry sherry or amontillado taste.
Here is a batch of mead made by Rosemary. It is a melomel with Oranges. And to protect it from the light she made her own cover out of fabric as a slip-cover! Wow, this mead has a wonderful look to it! I am resisting the urge to call it a Rosemary mead because of her name but she didn't actually put any Rosemary in it!
Here is a batch of mead made by John. It is his first attempt at mead making and it is looking great!!
Here is a melomel made by Tasha. She used a pound of strawberries and a 1/2 lb of each raspberries, black berries and blueberries
Here is an update on Christopher's Lemon mead. You can see an earlier picture just a little bit lower on the page. It is coming along nicely.
Here is a peach mead made by Jeff. It is looking great! My thanks go to him for sending in the picture.
Here is a beautiful batch of mead made by Sebastian. This picture was taken just before racking. Look at that wonderful layer of sediment in the bottom. Lots of yeast activity in this batch!
Here is a batch of mead made by Chris. It is a lemon melomel and it looks terrific! My thanks go to him for sending in the picture.
Here is a batch of mead made by Gary. This is after first racking and it looks great. My thanks go to him for sending in the picture!
Here is a beautiful batch of mead made by Jim. Its done with the ferment and is now aging. It will be going into bottles. I love that golden color and my thanks go to Jim for sharing the pic with us.
Here are some beautiful batches of mead made by John. There is a mint, a peach, a lemon and a cherry. He also has some plain mead batches going. Seems to me like he is having a lot of fun.
Here is an updated picture of Jeff's Mead. Wow it looks great. It was made with blueberries and it's called "Blueberry Hill". My thanks to him for the pic!
Here is a batch of mead made by Greg.He used orange blossom honey and 3 Cutie Mandarins in place of 1 normal sized orange. My thanks go to him for sending in the picture!
And the second picture is of the mead 20 hours later! By the balloon you can see we have some terrific fermentation going on!
Here is a batch of mead made by Greg.
He used orange blossom honey and 3 Cutie Mandarins in place of 1 normal sized orange.
My thanks go to him for sending in the picture!
Michael sent me a series of pictures of his mead. He is having a lot of fun with it and made several batches so far. Here are two pictures. He even made a batch with a variety of berries including blueberries, raspberries and red berries. Take a look at the wonderful golden color in the glass.
Here is a bottle of mead. It looks great, with a wonderful honey color. It was made by Dustin and my thanks go to him for sending in the picture!
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