McMurdo Mead

Discussion in 'Beer & Ale' started by mike johnson, Feb 26, 2014.

  1. mike johnson

    mike johnson Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

     Just started up a 1 gal. batch of mead down here in Antarctica. I cant wait for some good drink, its just going to take some time.

    3lbs of honey a cinnamon stick, a clove, and an orange. I cant wait :)
     
  2. Mike

    That sounds good. Would you share the whole process. I have been wanting to make some mead.

    Happy smoken.

    David
     
  3. garyhibbert

    garyhibbert Smoking Guru OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Hey Mike

    A 1 gal batch?  What are you going to do in week 3??  LOL  Seriously, you should start batch #2 right away, as they do take some time to age.

    Gary
     
    Last edited: Feb 27, 2014
  4. coast2coast

    coast2coast Newbie

    Better run down to the store and get some more honey!
     
  5. Your living the Viking life!! Smiles. How fun!!! It will be great to se how it works out! Cheers!!!!!! - Leah
     
  6. bigwheel

    bigwheel Smoking Fanatic

    Sounds yummy. Thanks for the recipe. Think if I was in your part of the world..Yukon Jack should be on the menu. That stuff can fight the chill banes. Can also make folks fall out of tree stands when trying to slay evil Bambis. lol. Along with the gun.
     
  7. raastros2

    raastros2 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    cant wait to hear how it turns out mike
     
  8. dirtsailor2003

    dirtsailor2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    You might be home before it reaches it's prime! We wait at least 8-9 months after fermentation has stopped before sampling our mead. We have some mead that's close to two years old!
     
  9. mike johnson

    mike johnson Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    I got a quick mead recipe that take about 1 1/2 months. Well see how it comes out. On the other hand Im going to make a UDS here but I have very limited time for the internet right now. Can one of you please post a good link for a how to thread step by step I can print off. Parts list would be good too. THANKS MUCH! I have 9 more days till they turn the wifi on here for us.
     

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