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:


PASTEURIZATION: For unpasteurized honeys only. 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 (41.7 / 50)
ABV: 10.63%

4/2/2006


OG: 1.086 FG: .998
ABV: 11.55%

8/13/2006


OG: 1.090 FG: 1.001
ABV: 11.68%

12/24/2006


OG: 1.093 FG: 1.005
ABV: 11.55%

6/18/2007


OG: 1.085 FG: 0.998
Labeled as "Mead 1"
Apiary: Dixie Honey http://www.dixie-honey.com/
Style: Orange Blossom
Yeast: Red Star Pasteur Champagne
ABV: 11.42%

6/18/2007


OG: 1.101 FG: 1.002
Labeled as "Mead 2"
Apiary: Dixie Honey http://www.dixie-honey.com/
Style: Orange Blossom
Yeast: Red Star Pasteur Champagne
ABV: 12.99%

7/22/2007


OG: 1.092 FG: 1.001
Apiary: Bee Folks http://www.beefolks.com/
Style: Heather Honey
Yeast: Lalvin 71B-1122
ABV: 11.94%

7/22/2007


OG: 1.094 FG: 1.002
Apiary: Bee Folks http://www.beefolks.com/
Style: Blueberry Honey
Yeast: Lalvin ICV D-47
ABV: 12.08%

12/13/2007


OG: 1.097 FG: 1.001
Apiary: Bee Folks http://www.beefolks.com/
Style: Blueberry Honey
Yeast: Lalvin ICV D-47
ABV: 12.6%

1/22/2008


OG: 1.090 FG: 1.002
Apiary: Dixie Honey http://www.dixie-honey.com/
Style: Orange Blossom
Yeast: Red Star Pasteur Champagne
ABV: 11.55%

2/6/2008


OG: 1.112 FG: 1.009
Apiary: Bee Folks http://www.beefolks.com/
Style: Tupelo Honey
Yeast: Lalvin 71B-1122
ABV: 13.52%

2/6/2008


OG: 1.111 FG: 1.024
Apiary: Dixie Honey http://www.dixie-honey.com/
Style: Orange Blossom
Yeast: Red Star Pasteur Champagne
ABV: 11.42%

5/25/2008


OG: 1.109 FG: 1.002
Apiary: Bee Folks http://www.beefolks.com/
Style: Blueberry
Yeast: Lavlin EC-1118
ABV: 14.04%

5/25/2008


OG: 1.112 FG: 1.001
Apiary: Bee Folks http://www.beefolks.com/
Style: Orange Blossom
Yeast: Pasteur Champagne
ABV: 14.57%

8/4/2008


OG: 1.113 FG: 1.007
Apiary: Eden's Honey (group buy)
Style: Palmetto / Seasonal
Yeast: Lavlin EC-1118
ABV: 13.91%

9/22/2008


OG: 1.112 FG: 1.013
Apiary: Gruwell Apiary http://buzzzonin.com/
Style: Orange Blossom
Yeast: Red Star Pasteur Champagne
ABV: 12.99%

2/2/2009


OG: 1.109 FG: 1.007
Apiary: Gruwell Apiary http://buzzzonin.com/
Style: Orange Blossom
Yeast: Red Star Pasteur Champagne
ABV: 13.39%

2/2/2009


OG: 1.118 FG: 1.006
Apiary: Smiley Apiaries http://www.floridatupelohoney.com/
Style: Tupelo
Yeast: Red Star Pasteur Champagne
ABV: 14.7%

8/30/2009


OG: 1.116 FG: 1.009
Apiary: Smiley Apiaries http://www.floridatupelohoney.com/
Style: Tupelo
Yeast: Red Star Pasteur Champagne
"MEAD 1"
ABV: 14.04%

8/30/2009


OG: 1.114 FG: 1.010
Apiary: Smiley Apiaries http://www.floridatupelohoney.com/
Style: Tupelo
Yeast: Red Star Pasteur Champagne
"MEAD 2"
ABV: 13.65%

12/27/2009


OG: 1.114 FG: 1.000
Apiary: Ray Warren
Style: Orange Blossom
Yeast: Red Star Pasteur Champagne
"MEAD 4"
ABV: 14.96%

12/27/2009


OG: 1.113 FG: 1.002
Apiary: Bee Folks http://www.beefolks.com/
Style: Orange Blossom
Yeast: Red Star Pasteur Champagne
"MEAD 3"
ABV: 14.57%

7/4/2010


OG: 1.115 FG: 1.003
Apiary: John Pluta www.georgiabees.com
Style: Orange Blossom
Yeast: Red Star Pasteur Champagne
"MEAD 1"

ABV: 14.7%

7/5/2010


OG: 1.111 FG: 1.004
Apiary: Golden Delight Honey Baton Rouge LA
Style: Louisiana Wildflower
Yeast: Red Star Pasteur Champagne
"MEAD 2"

ABV: 14.04%

1/30/2011


OG: 1.112 FG: 1.005
Apiary: Smiley Apiaries http://www.floridatupelohoney.com/
Style: Tupelo
Yeast: Red Star Pasteur Champagne
"MEAD 2"
ABV: 14.04%

1/30/2011


OG: 1.115 FG: 1.007
Apiary: Smiley Apiaries http://www.floridatupelohoney.com/
Style: Tupelo
Yeast: Red Star Pasteur Champagne
"MEAD 1"
ABV: 14.18%

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