I'm by no means a mead expert, but I'd be concerned about sanitizing the pepper. Would you spray it with StarSan or just throw it in and hope the alcohol kills everything? Sounds pretty tasty though.
Primary: Carrot Brown Ale; Session Black IPA
Kegged: Smoked Porter;
Bottled: Witbier; Belgian Golden Strong; Quad; Saison; Norwegian Farmhouse Ale