A slightly sweet sparkling traditional mead.

Brewer: Jon Stika
Type: Wild Fruit/Other
Style: Traditional Mead
OG: 1.083
FG: 1.008

9.5 pounds raw honey
5 teaspoons acid blend
3 Tablespoons yeast nutrient
Wyeast 3184 Sweet Mead yeast

Boil 5 gallons of water for 10 minutes then allow to cool to 180F.  Dissolve acid blend and yeast nutrient in water then stir in honey until completely dissolved.  Cool to 80F and pitch yeast.  Ferment at 70F-80F until fermentation is complete (usually months).  Keg and force carbonate and add more honey if desired to sweeten to taste.

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