>1 Gallon Mandarin Clove is Done

>Ok, well not ‘done’ as in “Drink Me!!!” But it has gone to .999 and is dry, dry, dry. Note to self.. MORE honey next time round. So, if the hydrometor reading was correct when we began, this is a 16% batch. Quite clear, light yellow in colour. I think I taste the clove, there … [Read more…]

>1 Gallon Mandarin Clove is Done

>Ok, well not ‘done’ as in “Drink Me!!!” But it has gone to .999 and is dry, dry, dry. Note to self.. MORE honey next time round. So, if the hydrometor reading was correct when we began, this is a 16% batch. Quite clear, light yellow in colour. I think I taste the clove, there … [Read more…]

>1 gallon batch of mandarin/clove

>Nov 20th about a half gallon of water heated and 2.5-3lbs honey.1 mandarin orange , pinch of cloves,drop of vanilla extract (pure)pinch of yeast energizer (had no prepared nutrient)1packet of lalvin 1118 yeast, rehydrated and added to cooled must.Shook it like crazy.Tossed it into a 1 gallon glass jug and put a piece of cheesecloth … [Read more…]

>1 gallon batch of mandarin/clove

>Nov 20th about a half gallon of water heated and 2.5-3lbs honey.1 mandarin orange , pinch of cloves,drop of vanilla extract (pure)pinch of yeast energizer (had no prepared nutrient)1packet of lalvin 1118 yeast, rehydrated and added to cooled must.Shook it like crazy.Tossed it into a 1 gallon glass jug and put a piece of cheesecloth … [Read more…]