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Old 02-13-2006, 06:45 AM   #1
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I was thinking about doing a mead. Just wondering what is the average ABV?

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Old 02-13-2006, 11:18 AM   #2
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12% to 25% or better depending on the amount of honey used. Some recipes are small and quick with 3#s per gallon up to some real biggies at 5#s per gallon.

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Old 02-13-2006, 08:33 PM   #3
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Just remember the higher the ABV the longer the ageing needed - Mead (like 'country' wine) can't be rushed

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