Lactomel / Milk 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

Lactomel or milk mead is a blend of mead with additional milk sugars. Since most milk sugars are not fermentable, lactose enzymes are often used to break down these sugars. Cheese making techniques are also incorporated to separate the curds from the milk.

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