Bochet / Burnt 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

Bochet or burnt mead involves caramelizing the mead before adding any water. This gives the mead a charred character. It is typically made to sack strength.

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