In Part 1, Rick explained the simple method for making mead, an ancient beverage of fermented honey. Next Steps Today,… Read More »Mead & Melomel: variation on a honey brew
We have been intending to make mead for so long that it had become something of a joke. “I’ll get to that right after we make mead.”
Then this past summer whilst cleaning the basement we realized we had nearly 14 pounds of honey … and that it was six years old.
Coincidentally, we had recently picked a large amount of elderberries. Sarah had originally intended to use the elderberries to dye yarn, and her mother, Nancy, intended to make a medicinal syrup, but they had so many elderberries they were looking for other options.
Time to make the mead… and a melomel.Read More »Making Mead: Honey plus time yields a delicious beverage