Mead Yeast Primer

There are many yeasts available to the modern meadmaker. And each yeast will have its own unique characteristics that impact your mead’s flavor.

Generally, you should choose a mead yeast based on the following properties: alcohol tolerance, fermentation temperature, nutrient requirements, flavor profile, and flocculation tendencies.

In this post we explain these properties, and provide a nifty table highlighting some of the most popular mead yeasts used today.

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