Blackberry Mead Recipe D.I.Y.

Blackberry Mead Recipe D.I.Y.
Blackberry Mead Recipe D.I.Y. enjoy a drink!

Blackberry Mead Recipe D.I.Y.

Hey Guys and Gals!

Are you looking for an awesome Blackberry Mead Recipe? You now have no reason to look any further; you have just found what you have been looking for!


  • 2-3 lbs of blackberries
  • 3 lbs of wildflower honey
  • 1 or 2 whole allspice seed, cracked
  • 1 or 2 whole cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 of a lemon, chopped
  • 1/2 packet of Lalvin D-47 or other brewing yeast)


Step 1
  • 1 or 2 whole allspice seed, cracked
  • 1 or 2 whole cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 of a lemon, chopped

Grab a large stockpot and heat just under 1 gallon of water to just about boiling. Throw in the allspice, clove, and lemon while it heats bring to a boil then turn off.

Step 2
  • 3 pounds, Wildflower Honey

Add after the flame is off for 15 min stir well.

After .

Step 3
  • 2-3 lbs of blackberries

Place the berries in carboy and crush.

Pour the honey mixture into carboy and let cool (or use a wort chiller if you have one) stir all together.

Step 4
  • yeast

Prepare a 1L yeast starter by stirring the yeast into the water then let mixture stand in cup for 15 minutes. Don’t start making yeast starter till mead has cooled.

Make sure it is bubbling and then you will add it to your mead after the mead has cooled.

Bring the water up to a gallon.

Add the yeast at the temperature recommended on the packet .

After 24-48 hours it should start bubbling.

Fermentation Through Bottling Your blackberry Mead Recipe

Put into primary carboy to ferment and aerate.

Make sure your carboy is around a third empty leaving space for frothing and foaming.

Let it ferment. Rack the mead off the fruit to your secondary carboy after 6-7 days when the frothing has slowed down.

Let ferment for 4 more weeks in the secondary then bottle.

After you wait for the second time you will bottle the beer sterilize and then bottle and cap again siphon slowly so that that sediments don’t get mixed in.

Set aside and let age.

Congratulations, You Have Completed Making this Awesome Blackberry Mead!

You now need a bottle and a label which are cool enough to compliment your hard work. Honestly, if you put it into a cheap bottle, people will make fun of you. BUT, if it looks good, people will rave about it!

Notes on Utensils and Ingredients

  • Glass is always preferable when working with strong alcohol. Avoid plastic as much as possible.
  • Use organic ingredients to avoid pesticide residues.

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Binyomin Terebelo, Master Distiller and Drinkoligist

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Written by Binyomin Terebelo
I love hearing from you about why you love something I wrote or published or a recipe I don't know. I am Master Distiller at Terebelo Distillery, Love all things alcohol. Freelance for Grogmag and blog recipes for Weekend Rabbi too.
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