How To Make Mead (Honey Wine)

Homemade Wine Recipe

Ingredients: Mead (Honey Wine) Wine

3 lbs / 1,350 grams honey
1 tablespoon acid blend
1/2 teaspoon tannin (or cup of black tea)
Champagne yeast
1 teaspoon yeast nutrient / energiser
8 pints / 1 gallon water
1 campden tablet

Method - What to Do

Mix honey with 1/2 gallon of warm, boiled water in fermentation bucket. Add all of the other ingredients to the mead / honey wine mixture and mix well, leaving to settle for around 12 hours.

Mix in activated yeast and stir twice a day for two to three days. Strain wine mixture and pour into winemaking demijohn, fitting a suitable airlock. Rack after two to three months once fermentation has stopped. Rack again each three months, until the mead / honey wine is around one year old, completely clear and stable. Bottle wine and leave to stand for a period of up to one year.

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