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 ...

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 ...

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...

Red Currant Strawberry Hydromel Mead

I went out with my fiance to pick some strawberries. Her goal was to pick berries and make a dessert or two. My goal was to pick around five pounds total to accommodate the desserts and some much need...

Spiced Hydromel Fast Mead

Hello Everyone! Before I dive into this. Let me say this is my first blog / first blog post ever, so feel free to forgive any common practices that I miss. A little bit about myself: I am a Graphic De...