Natural Sack Mead Recipe

Sack meads are pretty sweet to begin with.  Since this one has the tea it in, it gives it a bit of a different flavor as well.  To me this has a very, “Eastern”, feel to it.  Something different to try if  you are looking for a recipe for mead.

Glass bottle with honey brandy

Ingredients 

3.5 lbs Clover Honey

Honey 2 oz Golden Raisins

1 tsp Acid Blend

1 tsp Pectic Enzyme

1 cup Chinese Green Tea

1 package of sweet mead yeast

1 teaspoon of yeast nutrient

1/4 teaspoon of grape tannin.

Directions:

  • In a large stainless steel pot, boil water in pot.
  • It it cool and then transfer it to a 2 gallon plastic container
  • Add the acid, pectic enzyme, tea and enough water to make 1 gallon.
  • Add yeast and and tannin
  • Let it sit for 1 month then rack
  • Let it sit for 3 months
  • Rack let it sit for 6 months
  • Bottle and let it sit for 6 months

 

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