Buckland Clone Recipe

Buckland

Buckland is one of our all-time favorite meads which makes an appearance on May Day, then hangs out until autumn arrives.


Buckland Clone Recipe

Batch Size - 5 Gallon/19L

OG - 1.036

FG - .998

ABV - 4.8


Ingredients

5 lbs wildflower honey

Enough water to make the final volume 5 gallons

1 oz. Wyeast Wine Yeast Nutrient

5 packets D47 Yeast

2 oz. Green rooibos looseleaf tea Tea

2 oz. Lemon Juice

 

Step by Step

    1. Combine the first four ingredients with the water at 92°F (33°C) stirring vigorously to aerate. 
    2. Add the yeast as recommended by the manufacturer
    3. Maintain the fermentation at about 86 degrees fahrenheit
    4. After fermentation completes, steep the Green Rooibos at 185 degrees for 20 minutes making about two pints of tea.
  • Add the tea and lemon to your fermenter
  • Wait another day
    1. Bottle (with priming sugar) or keg when bubbling has completely stopped (should be 8-10 days).
    2. Enjoy in a week or two!

    For general brewing principles and practices please visit our article: How We Brew Everything We Brew


    Don't want to wait? You can order Buckland online and have it shipped right to your door in most of the US!

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