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MEAD

3 lbs honey (lighter the better)
1 lemon
1 orange
1/2 onz citric acid
Tannin 2-3 drops or yeast 1/16th onz

Put honey into large pot add hot water to make up total to 1 gallon
stir well until honey melts, simmer low for further 5 mins.

Add the juice of lemon and orange, the tannin and citric acid.

Strain liquid into fermentation vessel,place in warm spot and plug
the top with cotton wool. Wait 4 days.

Now fit fermentation lock onto vessel.

Glass jar large enough to take all the liquid is all that is needed

To make ferm. vessel, as for the lock, use a rubber bung with a
hole punched into the top. Now buy an air lock (used in beer
fermenting) and use that as the lock.

After the mixture stops bubbling (approx 3-5 days) syphon into
sterilised container add one Campden tablet and close the container
with air lock.

Let stand until clear then syphon into sterilised bottles,add 1
teaspoon ofsugar per 750ml bottle and cap...wait 14 days then drink.

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