Tag Archives: bee pollen

Strawberry Wine Forever (and Ever)

The Misty Mountain Brew Crew made a strawberry wine a week earlier that turned out just fantastic at about 11% ABV. It contained a mere 5 pounds of organic cane sugar.A strawberry field is down the road from where Jasmine and I live and they had quite the bumper crop this summer. Since we lived … Continue Reading ››

Blackberry-Blueberry mead

4.5 gallons water 4 lbs Blackberry honey 2 quarts pear juice 1 quart rose hips (primary fermenter) 8 lbs frozen blueberries (secondary fermenter) 4 tsp bee pollen handful of raisinsThis mead is our mighty first attempt at a no-boil chimera of a honey wine. Is it a melomel, a metheglin, or is it just mead? Bee pollen and raisins are great … Continue Reading ››