U2M - Keep It Simple Strawberry

Strawberries, freshly pressed and frozen. Very tasty.


Yeast started February 14, 2000 with apple juice concentrate pastuerized with water.

February 17, 2000 - Honey heated with water and strawberry juice to 160 F. Added must chiller, heated to 170 F and kept hot for 15 minutes. Cooled to about 100 F. Poured into carboy. Added water to make 5 gallons. Pitched yeast. Stirred and stored with a blow-off tube.

Blow-off tube changed to bubble-lock after about a week.

April 13, 2000 - Racked.

December 14, 2000 - Boiled corn sugar with a cup of water, cooled and poured into bucket. Racked mead into bucket and stirred briefly. Bottled.

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