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TAG : mead recipe

Erik the Red Cherry Mead Recipe

  Getty Images/katooshaThis is a semisweet melomel, or fruit mead, flavored with cherries, that finishes around 12 percent alcohol by volume (ABV). It’s a great mead for beginning mead-makers, because the added fruit avoids many of the problems associated with making mead from only ...

Modern Mead-Making

  Shutterstock/Aleksandra BerzhetsMead is a fermented alcoholic beverage made from honey that can range from intense, even cloying, sweetness to bone-dryness. Some meads are as strong as the strongest wines, around 16 percent alcohol by volume (ABV) or higher. Others contain roughly as much ...

How to Make Mead from Honeycomb

Mead has been a passion of mine ever since my husband and I started our homestead in the beautiful rolling hills of New York’s Finger Lakes region. Another of my passions is medieval history, and while these two might seem worlds apart, learning how mead was brewed historically can offer ...

Homemade Mead

When people ask me what mead is, I usually respond with something along the lines of, “Well, it’s not beer, it’s not wine, and it’s not cider. It’s mead!” Admittedly, that’s not a very helpful answer. But as mead earns recognition as a new contender in the craft beverage market, ...

Fermentation

Inspiration for edible alchemy.