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Holiday Mead Recipe D.I.Y.

Holiday Mead Recipe D.I.Y.

Holiday Mead Recipe D.I.Y.

Hey Guys and Gals!

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

Ingredients:

  • 3.5 lbs  clover honey or blend
  • 1 large orange
  • 1 small handful raisins (25)
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 1 whole clover
  • 1 pinch nutmeg or allspice
  •   water to 1 gallon
Step 2
  • 1 package Fleishmann’s bread yeast

Directions

Step 1

Dissolve honey in some warm water and put in carboy

Wash orange well to remove any pesticides or better yet use organic. Chop into eights add orange rind and all and put into carboy.


Put in your raisins, clove, cinnamon stick.

Top off to 1 gallon, leave room for carbonation and shake well.

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 .

After 24-48 hours it should start bubbling.

Fermentation Through Bottling Your Etrog 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 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 Etrog 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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To spirits and cheers,

Binyomin Terebelo, Master Distiller and Drinkoligist

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