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loveofrose
01-28-2016, 07:03 PM
Ah. My first horn came in the mail today. I sealed it with beeswax and poured T'ej BOMM in it. So nice!
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bmwr75
01-28-2016, 07:06 PM
If a fellow fills that full of mead, a buzz he will have when it 'tis empty.

loveofrose
01-28-2016, 07:22 PM
I'm not sure I believe you, so I'm going to test the theory like a good scientist! [emoji6]


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Mazer828
01-28-2016, 07:22 PM
OMG the first mead horn I bought (at a Ren Faire!) holds at least 32oz! At that rate I'd be plowed!

58limited
01-28-2016, 09:06 PM
I tested the theory when I received mine, it took two to really put a sway in my step :)

http://www.1958buickforum.net/webpage/meadhorn.JPG

loveofrose
01-28-2016, 09:42 PM
I'm doing ok at 2. Three would probably be a different story.

Where are you in Texas, 58limited? Having a mead tasting this weekend...


Better brewing through science!

See my brewing site at www.denardbrewing.com

See my Current Mead Making Techniques article here:
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/current-mead-making-techniques.html

zpeckler
01-28-2016, 09:45 PM
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Wassail!

58limited
01-29-2016, 04:02 AM
I'm in SE Texas, about 5 hours south of you.


I'm doing ok at 2. Three would probably be a different story.

Where are you in Texas, 58limited? Having a mead tasting this weekend...


Better brewing through science!

See my brewing site at www.denardbrewing.com

See my Current Mead Making Techniques article here:
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/current-mead-making-techniques.html

loveofrose
01-29-2016, 04:30 PM
Oh well. I was hoping you were closer. Cheers!


Better brewing through science!

See my brewing site at www.denardbrewing.com

See my Current Mead Making Techniques article here:
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/current-mead-making-techniques.html

curgoth
01-30-2016, 12:47 AM
I really need to replace the wax in my horn. I bought a bag of wax in the summer, and promptly lost track of it when it got home.

WVMJack
01-30-2016, 03:26 PM
My neighbor has longhorns, sometimes they end up in our yards, going to have to ask them if they get any horns laying around, very cool. WVMJ

Mazer828
01-30-2016, 05:17 PM
Here's a link to an article on how to take a "raw" horn and make it into a drinking horn. Sounds like a process, but how rewarding would that be? Might have to try this!

http://www.goheathen.org/crafts/drinkinghorns.html

Mazer828
02-01-2016, 02:55 AM
Mine has this aluminum flange in it. I thought it was cool when I bought it, but now the aquarium sealant they used to seal it to the horn is cracked and it leaks every time I try to drink from it.

So.

I'm planning to remove the flange, and carefully smooth out the rim of the horn to be pleasant to drink from. Then I'll have to remove the rivet holding the bottom end of the leather thong on it. And fill and sand the hole. Then maybe I can do some cool scrimshaw style etching on it. Give it the beeswax treatment, and start drinking from it again!

mannye
02-06-2016, 11:35 PM
I have been using DAS HORN! 24 ounce capacity, neck strap so I can't lose it after the first round and halfway into the second and made of tree-hugging white plastic (substantial thickness) that has a great insulating quality. The only downside is all the apologizing the next day.

loveofrose
02-07-2016, 01:25 AM
Vikings don't apologize. They make new drinking vessels from the skulls of those who want apologies. Just sayin'


Better brewing through science!

See my brewing site at www.denardbrewing.com

See my Current Mead Making Techniques article here:
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/current-mead-making-techniques.html

Wayland
02-17-2016, 07:21 PM
Actually Vikings were very polite.

If you live in a word where people carry weapons and need to die in battle to share an afterlife with the Gods it's a useful skill.