Post by Mystical Journey on Mar 7, 2012 22:40:17 GMT -8
Mead Yield: 1 gallon • 4 oz. boiling water • 1 tea bag • 3 lbs. honey • 3 oz. pure maple syrup • 1/4 cup brown sugar • 3 TBS lemon juice • Yeast according to preference Pour 4 oz. boiling water into a cup with a single tea bag. Let sit 3 hours. Boil honey with 7 cups water until it stops foaming. Add maple syrup, brown sugar, lemon juice, and tea. Remove from heat and cool to about 70 degrees. Add yeast. Let mixture ferment for a month. Rack to a secondary. After about 2 more months, rack again and taste. If you like it, bottle it. If not, let it sit another couple of months and then bottle.
SpiderHawk, Vila (2011-08-17). Forest Song Cookbook (Kindle Locations 165-170). Vila SpiderHawk. Kindle Edition.