Started a need mead today wanted to share and get some feedback.
3/4 inch of cinnamon stick
1 whole clove
1/2 tsp energizer
1 tsp nutrient
Dash ground mace
3 lbs clover honey
1 tsp red star Montrachet yeast
1/4 cup dark brown sugar
2 sm blood oranges ( cut up )
1/8 cup raisins
15 ounce pumpkin purée (secondary)
1/2 tbsp pumpkin pie spice (secondary)
Rack after 30 days into secondary and add spices and pumpkin purée, leave in secondary for 2-3 months bottle and wait till thanksgiving.