My first attempt at melomel tastes like sherry
it is: 16.4%abv, six months old.
I personally really like sherry and am delighted with the result, however a more experienced mead maker I know has commented that the taste is not one he would have expected at all.
Is this a common issue with melomel?
Recipe for 5.5 gal was approx: 22 pounds wildflower honey, juice and zest of two lemons, limes, oranges, and about 18oz of pure blueberry juice.
There was also yeast nutrient and lalvin 1118 yeast