Huckleberry Mead Recipes
With huckleberry season upon some of us, recipes are starting to circulate around the internet.
Found two Huckleberry Mead recipes that looked interesting!! Should you try either of these recipes, makes sure to share how the Mead turns out!
Wild Huckleberry Mead
Shared by Tom Schwarting
Recipe type: Other
Batch Size: 5 Gallons
Time in Boil: 20 Minutes
Primary Fermentation: 2 weeks
Secondary Fermentation: 6 weeks
- 15# honey
- 1# frozen wild mountain huckleberries from a local fruit stand
- 2 packages champaign yeast
Boil honey in about 2.5 gallons of water for 20 minutes. Add huckleberries at end of boil, and let stand for 5 minutes. Pour mixture into glass carboy with 2 gallons cold water in bottom. Add yeast when cool.
Our second Huckleberry Mead recipe includes a homebrew log. Here is the recipe:
This is my third mead, a basic Huckleberry mead, 1 gallon volume with 3lb honey, 1 tsp yeast nutrient, 1/2 tsp ascorbic acid, 1/2 tsp acid mix and a small hand full of raisins.
The entire mix was brought to 180 and held there for about 15 min. The must was cooled to 75F and the yeast pitched. The yeast is a Lalvin champagne yeast, EC-1118. The must was thoroughly shaken prior to pitching for good aeration. ….