View Full Version : Strawberry Melomel

02-02-2007, 06:17 PM
My first mead was heavly spiced and carbinated (yes) and kinda tasted bad. So I let it age about 4 months, and WAM!!! Tasted great and drank it all except 3 bottles . . . gonna be hard to save. In the mean time, with good feedback from the ladies I decided to hit the strawberry melomel:

Kinda cloudy after moving it to the counter for a photo, but the day after racking it cleared up amazingly.

And a closeup for a good look at the colors:

Basic 5 gal 15lb clover honey, some yeast (cant remeber what type hahah), and 2 lbs of fresh strawberrys at first rack. I froze the strawberrys in a bag, and smushed them up mosty when they were thawing. It was an instant color transfusion. At next rack I am gonna give it a taste test, and either bottle it, or add more stawberrys if needed to taste.

Now too bad I can not get any fresh sour cherrys or cheap raspberrys here in FL . . . any ideas?


02-14-2007, 10:04 AM
Concentrates! - http://fruitfast.com/

02-14-2007, 08:58 PM
Raspberries, check the net (gurney's comes to mind) and plant some. In the sun of FL they should take off like a rocket. I've got wild ones and hope to plant more here (PA) as well as some fruit trees.

12-25-2013, 09:55 PM
Check http://www.berriedinchocolate.com/, they always have those fruits available, I already bought mostly strawberry from them, I like the after sales service.