hist-brewing: eucalyptus honey

Tom Smit lunica at ozemail.com.au
Thu Jun 27 19:02:59 PDT 2002

Pug Bainter wrote:
> jpbrew (jpbrew at pinn.net) said something that sounded like:
> > Does anybody have any mead recipes for eucalyptus honey? I bought this
> > stuff when I was first starting out, but since then every article I have
> > read about eucalyptus honey makes me think I'll end up with something
> > like Hall's cough medicine. Any help would be much appreciated.
> I have to say that I disagree with that despite what I've heard as well.
> The one I did turned out wonderfully light in flavor with a hint of the
> eucalyptus 'twang'.
Living in Australia I use Eucalyptus honey in beer and meads alla time.
They come out fine, even after 18 months fermenting/secondarying/bulk aging

Tom Smit

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