Mead Lover's Digest #1379 Fri 4 July 2008


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Dick Dunn, Digest Janitor



Re: Mead Lover's Digest #1378, 23 June 2008 (


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Subject: Re: Mead Lover's Digest #1378, 23 June 2008
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2008 11:45:51 -0700 (PDT)

> Subject: Joe's Ancient Orange
> From:
> Date: Fri, 6 Jun 2008 21:03:40 EDT
> The recipes I have seen for Joe's Ancient Orange are for a 1-gal batch
> and call for a cinnamon stick. Just envisioning 5 cinnamon sticks in a
> 5-gallon batch makes my mouth pucker. Similar problem with cloves
> and a concern for tannins from too many raisins
> 3-1/2 lbs per gallon should have an OG of 1.128.
> What is the expected FG?
> Does anyone have a recipe for a 5 gallon batch of Joe's Ancient Orange
> they'd like to share while I can still afford the oranges?
> Dick
> – —
> Richard D. Adams, CPA (retired)
> Moderator: misc.taxes.moderated


There are a number of folks out on Got Mead? who have scaled this recipe
straight up to five gallons with no issues. You might check there for
additional comments or cautions.

Hope that helps,


End of Mead Lover's Digest #1379