Orange Spice Mead Recipe D.I.Y. - Build The Bottle Mead

Orange Spice Mead Recipe D.I.Y.

Orange Spice Mead Recipe D.I.Y.
Orange Spice Mead Recipe D.I.Y.

Orange Spice Mead Recipe D.I.Y.

Hey Guys and Gals!

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


  • 3 1/2 lbs of honey
  • 2 small or 1large orange
  • 1 small box of raisins abt 20 raisins
  • 1 stick of cinnamon
  • Whole clove
  • optional (a pinch of nutmeg and allspice)
  • 14 cups
Step 2
  • 1 tsp yeast nutrient
  • 1 package all purpose wine yeast


Step 1

Boil and combined honey and water together for 1/2 hour. Add to primary.

Clean the orange rind or use organic and cube peel and all toss into carboy along with the rest of ingredients.

Wait 24 hours.

Step 2
  • yeast

Prepare a 1L yeast starter by stirring the yeast into the water then let mixture stand in cup for 15 minutes.

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

Add the yeast at the temperature recommended on the packet .

Put in your berries after they have thawed a little.

After 24-48 hours it should start bubbling.

Fermentation Through Bottling Your Orange Spice Mead Recipe

Make sure your primary has about a gallon of water in it otherwise fill it now.

Just be careful that 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 1-2 months or more in the secondary then bottle.

After you wait for the second time you will bottle the mead.

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 Orange Spice 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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