The Compleat Meadmaker
Over the last several years, Mead has experienced a renaissance in interest and popularity, developing an avid and passionate audience for the ancient beverage. Accompanying the rebirth of attention has been a new found enthusiasm for making mead in the home.
From basic techniques to advanced concepts for making great tasting meads, Ken Schramm shepherds the prospective mead maker through the equipment, additives, popular honey varietals available, spices, fruits, recipes and even the proper manner of serving the traditional beverage at a mead tasting event. The author fully details the process of creating plain meads, Metheglin, Pyment, Braggot and Melomel, providing tips and techniques and practical advice for successfully creating a beverage worthy of sharing with friends and family.