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Offline JordanM

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Question On Mead
« on: December 31, 2009, 01:57:37 pm »
I have been feeding my bees 1 1 sugar water but about a month ago somebody gave me a jar of honey that they did not use anymore. I mixed this honey with some water then added it to the remaining quart jar that already contained sugar water. I took the jar off today and opened it up and smelled it and it sure smells like liquer. Can someone tell me if this is in fact mead or just a good tasting drink?

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Re: Question On Mead
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2009, 04:06:12 pm »
If it has indeed started to ferment then yes after a manner of speaking you could said it's "mead-like".  Mead don't traditionally require extra sugar and they commonly have other ingredients depending on the recipe.  Since you aren't selling it i guess you can call it whatever you want.  As far as if it tastes good, I would doubt it but only you can judge of what you like.
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Offline JordanM

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Re: Question On Mead
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2009, 04:23:13 pm »
o yes it does taste pretty good. It tastes just like wine with a hint of honey. So it is actually liquer?