Looks like the poll has come out in favour of tea wine.
So I check the book - he suggests "some of the scented Indian and Chineses teas" but doesn't go as far as naming any. And then he says it's excellent for blending.
I don't want something for blending, I want something to drink!
Nothing for tea wine in The Alaskan Bootlegger's bible (but milk wine will be an option in a future poll)
The recipes in my Other Book are frankly weird.
Internet to the rescue!
I'll do Earl Grey.
The mead is a bit less opaque already, and the bubbling has slowed. I suspect it may be clear within the fortnight (but I won't be worried if it isn't). Maybe I didn't put enough honey in and it'll not only be dry but also a bit underpowered. No matter.
The parsnip is /still/ bubbling, though almost imperceptibly now. And it's pretty much clear. I much prefer dry so I'm happy to leave it in the airing cupboard until I need the space for something else, which will be a while.
The ~beer tastes great but of the remaining 14 or so bottles, only 2 are actually clear. No idea what went wrong, but suspect the yeast of being insufficiently clumpy. Have put a few bottles in the airing cupboard in case it's due to incomplete fermentation, maybe the yeast will wake up, do something, then die and sink to the bottom like it's supposed to.
It amuses me somewhat to serve the stuff through a teastrainer, but it's not ideal.
Y O Y does carrot never win the poll? Eh? Eh?