DRUNKEN DRAGON
BREWING COMPANY
Anniversary Mead
STYLE: Traditional Mead
ABV: 10.97 %
OG: 1.094
FG: 1.011
IBU:
All ABV and OGs approximate


Recipe for 5 gallons US

Malts:

Malt

Amount

Units

Honey

12

lb

Hops:

Hop

Form

Amount

Units

Add

Minutes

Yeast:

Pasteur Champagne Yeast

Miscellaneous Ingredients:

Ingredient

Amount

Units

Comments

Mash:

Step Type

Temp

Method

Time (min)

Directions



Notes:


Local source of honey:
http://www.dixie-honey.com/

PASTEURIZATION: 170F for 15 minutes, then wort chill.

Aerate with oxygen (unlike wine).

Fermentation aids: 1.25 grams Go-Ferm; 3 grams Fermaid-K; 4 grams diammonium phosphate.

Brew History:

Date

History

4/4/2002


As metheglin.
ABV: Not calculated

8/2/2002


OG: 1.110 FG: 1.018
Last attempt as metheglin. Extremely spicy. Bad batch.
ABV: 12.08%

7/22/2004


OG: 1.116 FG: 1.029
Sweet, sweet alcohol-y mead
ABV: 11.42%

6/20/2005


OG: 1.092 FG: 1.011
Near 5 gallons instead of 4
ABV: 10.63%

1/2/2006


OG: 1.093 FG: 1.012
1st Place, Valhalla 2006
ABV: 10.63%

4/2/2006


OG: 1.086
ABV: Not calculated

8/13/2006


OG: 1.090
ABV: Not calculated

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