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Mead

Postby hard times » Mon Jul 15, 2013 7:08 pm

Thought you might find this interesting.
A small start up making mead.
They need help growing.
You can find many more subjects there also.
I've used it for leads in the past.

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Re: Mead

Postby Kapea » Tue Jul 16, 2013 1:39 pm

Been making mead since 1990. Started keeping bees to save money on honey. Up to 13 hives now. Captured a new swarm this summer.
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Re: Mead

Postby hard times » Wed Jul 17, 2013 4:10 pm

I to am starting into beekeeping.
I have a lot of book learning, 2 hives, no bees.
I tried a trapout last week, it failed.
It's awful late in the season to start a new hive from scratch here in Ohio.
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Re: Mead

Postby Kapea » Thu Jul 18, 2013 4:11 am

Try using nazsonov pheromone to attract the swarm into your hive. I've captured 5 swarms this way. It is very cool to watch when it works. July is a bit late for catching a swarm in Ohio, but if you feed them they may be ready to over-winter when the cold weather arrives. Maybe you could get a few frames of honey and pollen from a local beekeeper to help move things along. Are there any nectar flows there at this time of the year?
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Re: Mead

Postby Smaug » Thu Jul 18, 2013 10:46 am

These good folks are also a start up looking to find a market for their honey based products.
https://www.facebook.com/SherwoodsWIner ... le_browser

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Re: Mead

Postby Kapea » Thu Jul 18, 2013 11:41 am

lwtcs wrote:These good folks are also a start up looking to find a market for their honey based products.
https://www.facebook.com/SherwoodsWIner ... le_browser

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Nice looking still! I could make some awesome mead brandy if I were setup like that. (Might need to detune it by a plate or two).
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Re: Mead

Postby Smaug » Thu Jul 18, 2013 1:04 pm

Pretty sure they will offer a range of products.
He will get it dialed in. He's pretty sharp.
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