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3 Gallon Recipe:

Honey Additives Yeast
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  

Directions:

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 70-75F 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.

Comments:

This batch is still too young to properly evaluate. Recommend bottle aging for at least 1 year before drinking.

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Revised: SFriday, May 22, 1998 17:21:58
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