3 Gallon Recipe:
|7.5# Clover Honey||3oz freshly ground ginger root.||Wyeast #3632, Dry Mead|
|3 cinnamon sticks|
|3 Camden Tablets|
|1/4 tsp. nutmeg|
|0.5oz cascade hop pellets|
|1/4 tsp. Irish Moss|
|0.5oz Yeast Nutrient|
Bring 3 gallons of water to a boil. Add honey and boil for 30 minutes. Add yeast nutrient 5 minutes before end of boil. Cool to approximately 70-75°F and pitch yeast. Ferment in primary for 2 weeks, secondary 7 weeks. (Use glass carboys for both primary and secondary fermenters.) Original Gravity 1.084 - Final Gravity 0.998. Percent Alcohol 11.9. Bottle without priming. If a sparkling mead is desired, prime with 1/4 to 1/3 cup of corn sugar.
This batch is still too young to properly evaluate. Recommend bottle aging for at least 1 year before drinking.
Revised: SFriday, May 22, 1998 17:21:58
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