Rhodomel / Rose Mead

Mead

Style Description

  • Alcohol by Volume: 3.5 - 18%
  • IBU: 0 - 0
  • Color:   3 -   30 SRM
  • Original Gravity: 1.035 - 1.170
  • Final Gravity: 0.990 - 1.050

Rhodomel or rose mead is made with the addition of rose petals, hips or oil to the mead. Each add their own rose character to the mead. The strength can vary (hydromel, standard, sack) as well as the overall sweetness (dry, semi-sweet, sweet). They can be both sparkling, petillant (low-carbonation) or still.

The styles listed are based on the Brewers Association 2011 Style Guidelines published by Brewers Association with changes.