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HOW TO BREW A HYDROMEL MEAD with honey character and a semi-sweet crispiness

This recipe is ALL about the orange blossom honey. A good honey is critical to this mead’s success. At a low ABV riding just above 5%, this crisp, refreshing draft session mead is perfect for summer sipping. Why not home brew one right now? It can be ready in under a month if kegged. Note: If you’ll be bottle-conditioning instead of kegging, use about a cup of the non-fermentable sugar…

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Can we SAVE this Cranberry Mead?

David wanted to make something seasonal for the upcoming chilly months – so we decided to brew up a cranberry braggot. This recipe uses light liquid malt extract, honey, hops, and cranberry purΓ©e. But when a tasting halfway through the process yields questionable results, we had to do some thought-exercises around how it might be salvaged……

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How to make spicy homemade ketchup

In this quick Doin’ the Most episode, Anna’s making homemade ketchup! This is a spiced ketchup with some heat and a ton of warm spices. Perfect for a surprise delight on your next burger. Let’s dig in! Also check out our recipes for mustard and mayo! Have you made your own condiments at home? Give us your recipes in the comments below!…

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How to brew a barleywine style bochet with stuff from your pantry

This is one of the early iterations of this recipe, where we used a cold steep for the grains. Current iterations use a hot mash, but this recipe is very smooth and well-balanced. BC loves a good barleywine, but they can be hard to find and relatively expensive. In developing this recipe, he set out to emulate those flavors with an ingredient he loves — honey! This is a mead/braggot…

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