Berliner Braggot Mead Using A Partigyle Mash

I decided to use a partigyle mash to get some extra wort to create a braggot from a separate brew day. I’ve been working a few methods to put sour and funky meads together, and this stands as an...

Making a Sour Mead with Lactobacillus Plantarum

Decided to fire up another sour mead this last week. This time without any brettanomyces or pedioucoccus. I’ll be souring this mead exclusively with L. Plantarum caplets. This allows the mead to...

Strawberry Cherry Melomel Mead

I brewed a hydromel a few months ago with the intent of adding something to it at some point, I just didn’t know at the time. The time came when some cherries my wife had bought started to show ...

Sour Red Currant Mead Recipe

Just when I thought I was out… They pulled me back in! I had been pulling myself away a bit from the sour mead adventures, as I mentioned in my sweet traditional mead post but it seems I couldn&...

A Sweet Honey Mead

I’ve been off in sour mead land for a long time. Just about 2 years for the most part as far as mead making is concerned. It’s time the spaceship landed, and I restock my supply of more tr...

How To Make A Sour Mead: Berliner Style

How To Make A Sour Mead Using the Sour Mash Method After writing a few articles on Lambic and sour mead making for homebrew talk, I found myself exploring new ways to create sour meads. This recipe re...

Making Apple Whiskey Hydromel Mead

After writing a few articles for homebrewtalk.com, I managed to gain a few more fans. One of them is a bee keeper and sent me some of his honey to use in a mead. Last Christmas I got a bottle of Jack ...

Brettanomyces Claussenii & Bruxelensis Bochet

This is a bochet brewed for the first round of my Bochet Solera Project. I Caramelized snowberry honey and pitched a full vial of White Labs Brettanomyces Claussenii (Brett C.). Brettanomyces C Bochet...

Vanilla Spiced Hydromel & Metheglin:

Introduction to vanilla mead I got a good deal of honey this past holiday season. Which means it’s time to ramp up production. How long it will last, who knows but at least my carboys will be fu...