Stinging Nettle Mead - Nectar of the Gods
Experience the delicious taste of Stinging Nettle Mead.
Referred to as “nectar of the gods” by ancient Greeks, mead was believed to be dew sent from the heavens and collected by bees. Many European cultures considered bees to be the gods’ messengers, and mead was thus associated with immortality and other magical powers, such as divine strength and wit.
Stinging Nettle Mead Recipe
- 8 l of spring water
- 0.5 l stinging nettle tea - get the recipe
- 1 kg organic golden cane sugar
- 1 dl honey syrup - get the recipe
- 1/4 teaspoon yeast
- Heat water and add sugar, stirring until sugar dissolves.
- Add nettle tea. Cool the mixture to room temperature and add the yeast.
- Cover the broth andlet stand at room temperature overnight or until small bubbles form on the surface.
- Bottle the broth and use the mead at room temperature for 1-3 days before placing it in the cold.
The colder the place, the finer the bubbles and the stronger the taste.