Mead Recipes

Listing the Mead Recipes without directions or all the stories and embellishments.

Mead Recipes - honey
Honey

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All recipes are 5 gallon unless otherwise indicated.

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Brew #66 First Mead

1 gallon recipe

  • 2 ½ lbs honey (combination of 1 ¾ lb Orange Blossom and ¾ lb Wildflower Honey)
  • 1 oz Homegrown Brewers Gold whole cone hops (45 min)
  • ¼ oz Homegrown Brewers Gold whole cone hops (5 min)
  • Juice of 1 whole orange
  • Juice of 1 whole lemon
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 tablespoons yeast nutrient
  • WLP715 White Labs Champagne Wine Yeast

 

Brew #69 Second Mead

1 gallon recipe

  • 4 lbs Wildflower Honey
  • Juice of 1 whole orange
  • Juice of 1 whole lemon
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • ¼ tsp Irish Moss
  • 2 tablespoons yeast nutrient
  • 10g Pastuer Champagne Yeast (2 5g pkgs)

 

Brew #80 Sticky Bun Mead

  •  1 gal (12 lbs) Wildflower Honey
  • 1 pint Maple syrup
  • 17.5 oz Demerara sugar cubes
  • 5 cinnamon sticks
  • Juice from 5 whole oranges
  • Juice from 5 whole lemons
  • 1 tsp Irish Moss
  • 2 tablespoons yeast nutrient
  • 2 pkg Red Star Pasteur Champagne yeast, 10 g total
  • Priming: ¾ cup corn sugar

 

Brew #87 Sour Cherry Mead

  •  16.25 lb honey (<12 lb Wildflower and >4 lb clover)
  • 500 ml (1pt 1oz) Austrian d’arbo Sour Cherry Fruit Syrup (80% juice, sugar, citric acid)
  • 10 g Red Star Pasteur Champagne yeast
  • No Priming

 

Brew #88 Black Currant Mead

  •  16.25 lb honey (<12 lb Wildflower and >4 lb clover)
  • 500 ml (1pt 1oz) Austrian d’arbo Black Currant Fruit Syrup (80% juice, sugar, citric acid)
  • 10 g Red Star Pasteur Champagne yeast
  • No Priming

 

Brew #107 Pomegranate Mead

  • 16 lb Wildflower Honey
  • 48 oz POM 100% pure pomegranate juice
  • 1 T yeast nutrient
  • 1 tsp yeast energizer
  • 2 vials UCCS 3632 Dry Mead yeast
  • Priming: ½ cup honey

 

Brew #112 Agave Nectar Mead

  • 6 lbs Wild Flower Honey
  • 6 lbs Organic Agave Nectar
  • Fresh squeezed juice of 2 large oranges
  • Fresh squeezed juice of 10 small limes
  • 1 tsp yeast nutrient
  • 2 pkgs Lalvin EC-1118 Saccharomyces bayanus Champagne yeast (10g total)
  • Priming: ½ cup Agave Nectar

 

Brew #123 Cranberry Cyser

 

  • 2 gallons Pure Pasteurized Un-Filtered Apple Juice (no preservatives or added sugars)
  • 32 oz organic cranberry juice
  • 16 oz organic tart cherry juice
  • 32 oz water
  • 5 lb clover honey
  • 2 tsp yeast nutrient
  • ½ oz (2 sticks) Ceylon cinnamon (secondary)
  • 1 T whole clove (secondary)
  • 10g (2 pkg) Lalvin EC-1118 Saccharomyces bayanus champagne yeast
  • Priming: ½ cup honey

 

Brew #133 Spiced Peach Mead

  • 10 lb Wildflower Honey
  • 9 lb frozen peaches
  • 1 oz cinnamon stick
  • ¾ oz whole clove
  • 10g Lalvin EC-1118 Champagne yeast
  • Priming: 750ml 30 proof Peach Schnapps

 

Brew #134 Sour Cherry Mead

  • 12 lb Wildflower Honey
  • 33.8 fl oz Marco Polo All Natural Sour Cherry Juice
  • 10g Lalvin EC-1118 Champagne yeast
  • 1 T yeast nutrient
  • 1 T yeast energizer
  • Priming: 1/2 cup honey

 

Brew #139 Karl’s Sour Cherry Mead

 

  • 12 lb Wildflower Honey
  • 32 oz R.W.Knudsen Organic Tart Cherry juice
  • 16 oz L&A All Cherry Organic Black Cherry juice
  • 10g Lalvin EC-1118 Champagne yeast
  • 2 T yeast nutrient
  • Priming:  ¼ cup honey, 500 ml tart cherry juice, 5g Pasteur Champagne yeast

 

Brew #147 Karl’s Bing Cherry Mead

 

  • 12 lb Wildflower Honey
  • 48 oz organic Bing cherry juice
  • 10g Red Star Pasteur Champagne yeast
  • 1 T yeast nutrient
  • 1 T yeast energizer
  • Priming:  ½ cup honey, 28 oz cherry juice, 5g Pasteur Champagne yeast

 

Brew #160 Ethiopian T’ej

  • 9 lb honey
  • 3 lb light DME
  • 1 lb wheat DME
  • 8.8 oz Ethiopian hop leaves – Gesho Kitel
  • 10 oz Ethiopian hop stems – Gesho Entchet (secondary)
  • UCCS 720 Sweet Mead yeast
  • Priming: 6 oz honey