Mixed Berry Mead
mead, melomel, honey, berry mead, raspberry mead, blueberry mead, blackberry mead, cherry mead
Source: Jason Shepherd, (firstname.lastname@example.org),
I just made a batch of Blueberry/Cherry/blackberry/raspberry mead
using about 10lbs of honey and 9lbs of fruit. the recipe is below.
- 5 Kg honey
- 4tsp Acid blend
- 1 tbsp gypsum
- 4 tsp yeast nutrient
- 1 package all purpose wine yeast
- pinch of irish moss ( 1 tablet )
- 3 1/2 lbs Frozen Mixed berries
- 4 lbs frozen pitted Bing Cherries
Boil 1 1/2 gallon (6l) of water and stir in honey.
Add other ingredients(nutrient,gypsum,acid blend) and reduce boil to
add Irish Moss 10 minutes before finishing
allow to cool and sparge into carboy with 2 or three lites of room
add water to 1 below neck of carboy.
Allow to cool to room temperature.
Rehydrate yeast to instructions and add to must.
Allow to set for 24 hrs. Then add thawed fruit slightly mashed.