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Offline Dharma

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Smead: Honey drink recipe
« on: July 18, 2014, 05:09:52 pm »
Smead (Soft Mead.) No, it's not really mead. No fermentation, so no alcohol content. Very simple to make:

1 cup purified or spring water
1 cup apple juice or apple cider
8 oz. honey

Bring the water and apple juice to a boil in a saucepan. Once it comes to a boil, add the honey and keep stirring until it blends in. Let it simmer on low for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Let it cool and pour into a jar, cap, and put into fridge overnight. The next day, it's ready. It's very rich, so you can pour it into a glass and cut it by half with carbonated water. Or drink as it is. It's also good cut by half with plain kefir.
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Offline bubby

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Re: Smead: Honey drink recipe
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2014, 09:58:19 pm »
Interesting I just may try this
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Offline Joec123able

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Re: Smead: Honey drink recipe
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2014, 11:40:53 am »
Trying this myself
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Offline unkieford

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Re: Smead: Honey drink recipe
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2014, 10:16:52 pm »
I tried it. I LIKE it. Made an experimental batch with a little less apple, more water, and a few drops of vanilla extract. very tasty.

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Offline Dharma

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Re: Smead: Honey drink recipe
« Reply #4 on: September 16, 2014, 09:38:24 am »
Glad to hear you enjoyed it.  :)
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Offline Adam

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Re: Smead: Honey drink recipe
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2017, 09:45:27 pm »
I made this the other day.  It seemed to help my scratchy throat. Thanks!

Offline amateurhour

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Re: Smead: Honey drink recipe
« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2017, 10:23:05 am »
I'll have to give this a shot. I make a lot of standard meads but this would be good for the kids or people that don't drink alcohol if I want to serve it in some viking horns! : )