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    Re: Here we go again

    what has happen for him to loose 90%? I think more is at play?
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    Re: Blackberry Mead

    give it a stir you will get yourself some foam. :)
  3. Re: Drone Pupae Dragged Out of Hive in January

    If resources (whatever it might be, pollen or nectar), start coming up short the boys are the first ones kicked out. If things really dry up they will start to eat the pupae.
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    Re: New member from Oregon

    there are bee clubs in salem and in Hillsboro, which will be your closest locations
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    Re: Bushy Mountain extractor

    never go wrong with maxant The 20 frame unit is a real work horse for LOTS of years
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    Re: cloudy honey

    19% is a gray area, like it to be less, but if it was capped go with it and make sure it is sealed..
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    Re: Honey Cake

    Made it last night, the kids ate the WHOLE thing today.
    Used meadowfoam honey, tastes good, although doesn't cook through without the outside over cooking
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    Re: still cloudy

    True talk to your local brew store.
    I have used sparkoloid with great success.
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    Re: sanitizing fruits

    Many a mel I have made, always added the fruit at the 1/3 sugar break. Alcohol % is high enought to take care of any hitchers
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    Re: Mason Bee Cocoons

    ruhl bee supply has some,
    Although the shipping could be an issue. May have to ship next day air, so they don't come out while in transit.

    http://www.bee-outside.com/orchardmasonbees.aspx
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    Re: Sweet sparkling mead/wines

    I believe the safest way is to use (small scale) korny kegs, and put your sweet mead under co2 pressure and bottle from there. The co2 will be absorded. The question how sparkling do you want it...
  12. Re: Premium Varieties of Honey?? Commanding Premium Prices

    Lavendar Honey?????
    Chief, is there a real source for lavendar honey?
    Where I live there is yet to be enough acreage to label the honey as such.
    At best there are maybe 20 acre plots of lavendar....
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    Re: Temperature

    SO REALLY what is the best way to store bulk honey????

    To keep it at 90 degrees can't be good, like mentioned the color shifts, how about the flavour? And all the the other good things in the...
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    Re: Mead is racked - when will it clear?

    Some will clear over time, the lower the temp the better chance of it clearing. Also if you could put the carboy in a frig (cold crash) that will help MOST to clear.

    If you don't see signs of...
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    Re: Do you have good taste?

    20 lbs Blueberries picked, cleaned and crushed
    20 lbs Blueberry Honey
    03 gal H2O
    .5 gal dark berry juice of your choice
    16 grams Lalvin Bourgorouge RC212 Yeast (see rehydration instructions...
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    Re: bees bearding hive

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v203/AndrewSchwab/bee.jpg
  17. Thread: Bearding

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    Re: Bearding

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v203/AndrewSchwab/bee.jpg
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    Mead class, Oregon

    There will be a mead making class at Ruhl bee supply in Gladstone, OR Aug 15th.
    Call or stop by to sign up...

    Will walk through putting a traditional batch of mead together....
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    Re: Is yeast nutrient a must have?

    I would disagree with Ben, nutrient is a must have in mead. Honey does not have much to offer to feed the yeasties.
    At the very least DAP should be used. Would say around 10g total for a 5 gallon...
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    berries on the way

    Well it is that time of year again in Oregon. The berries are coming in.
    I had my eastern Oregon honey bubbling away, waited for 1/3 break, and put 30lbs of fresh picked berries(different kinds) in...
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    Re: Breeding drones

    Not true, inbreed drones will have white eyes etc....
  22. Thread: honey pop

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    i have a problem

    Ooooo so little room, so many things to try
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v203/AndrewSchwab/P3110809.jpg
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    Hey maybe the bees want to get there drink on.

    Hey maybe the bees want to get there drink on.
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    Don't forget you have to have a "GOOD" product. ...

    Don't forget you have to have a "GOOD" product.

    I would not even worry about the rest untill you can produce a HIGH quality mead, and repeat it over and over again. That alone will be years in...
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    i have had this a few times. It is very good and...

    i have had this a few times. It is very good and smooth, not to sweet just right
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