Originally Posted by Mismost
There is a BOMM out there...Bray's One Month Mead...he uses bread yeast if I recall correctly. I think one of his reasons was lower ABV. haven't tried a mead yet...but I did put a hive out on our place.
Bray Denard, the creator of BOMM, uses an ale yeast Wyeast 1388. It's a liquid yeast and comes in a smack pack... The idea being that this yeast cleans up after itself very quickly. His starting gravity is , I think, 1.099 - so it's about 13% ABV