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Making Mead

Discussion in 'Cooking' started by nobby8126, Sep 29, 2019.

  1. nobby8126

    nobby8126 Nomad

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    The quickest and simplest way I've found to make mead that has great results. It can be tailored to taste
     
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    Might have to have a go at that as we've still got loads of honey from this years extraction. Cheers for the demo.
     
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    Really fresh honey should work excellent
     
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    The best with mead is the wonderful drinkability, the worst is the awful hangover.
    I recall several berserk strength hangover from my stupid youth!
     
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    I am definately doing this now! I've refined my rhubarb gin and sloe gin. Best to add mead eh.....!

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    Have yet to experience the hangover
     
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    You know it makes sense
     
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    EdS Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    It's got fruit in ...It's not mead

    Also bottled water is not sterile. It is merely pathogen free, it often has a higher bacti count than tap water.
     
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    I'm not sure a few raisins would mean you have to call in a melomel. I've used a squeeze of lemon juice and a glug of cold tea in mine, I doubt I need to call it a tea and lemon methegling-melomel! You could use yeast nutrient if you wish.

    I've got a bit of honey left over from out bees too, well, a few hundred jars, so plan to make a lot of meads, metheglins and melomels this year.
     
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    raisins are just for nutrients not flavour but hey ho
     
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    yeah I'm experimenting aswell but as you can tell I'm not really into being accurate with names and alike lol
     
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