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Old 10-14-2010, 01:50 AM   #1
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Default First mead venture

I am looking into making mead. I have always been interested and now that I have a Rossi 4L jug as well as a 1 gallon to secondary, I am ready to go. I want a VERY simple recipe to begin, and I hope to build off of it in the future.

So for simplicity's sake here is what I am going to go with.

3 lbs local clover honey
~1 gallon of water
Yeast nutrient and energizer as called for.

Now is there any problem with a recipe this simple? I am really looking to have an unspiced mead to start with so it will tell me what my tastes desire in order to build off of it.

Thanks!

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Old 10-14-2010, 09:21 AM   #2
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You've described in essence the most basic mead recipe that all others are built off of...go for it!!!

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Yep, you're on the right track. Regards, GF.

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