Old Sussex Anniversary Mead

Old Sussex Anniversary Mead Recipe

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Kathy Van Houten


Found recipe in a old cook book from England.


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15 Min
45 Min
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  • 6 lb
    light floral honey
  • 2 1/2 gal
    spring water
  • 4 stick
    cinnamon sticks
  • 8
  • 3 tsp
  • 1 oz
    fresh yeast

How to Make Old Sussex Anniversary Mead


  1. Combine honey and water in large pan.Heat till it
    starts to boil,add spices and reduce heat to low.
    Simmer until reduced to six pints of liquid remains.
  2. Strain and pour into a earthen ware pot and allow to cool.When cool add one ounce of fresh yeast and stir.
    Allow to ferment for three days.When fermentation
    is over pour into bottles and seal.
    Allow to age for one year before drinking.
  3. You can use what ever spices you like best and
    different amounts to suit your taste.

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About Old Sussex Anniversary Mead

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: English
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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