What is Melomel

What is Melomel?

Mead, like beer and wine, has many categories and variants that are style and ingredient depend. One of these delicious meads gets quite a bit of attention but few know what it is and so, what is melomel? While mead is essentially fermented honey and water, over the years people have played with what else… Continue reading

The Best Mead By Season

Best Meads By Season

A new year with a new batch of seasons and there is a mead best for each one. Not all drinks are year-round brews, like vodka or whiskey for example, but rather like beer or wine, different meads are best suited to different times of the year. The best meads for warm weather are not… Continue reading

IS MEAD SWEET

Is Mead Sweet?

If you've never tried mead before and are curious if it fits with your tastes, you're probably wondering is mead sweet or bitter or a combination? Like grape wine, honey-wine or mead can vary in flavor and asking "is mead sweet?" is too simple a question to describe the complexities of this drink. The assumption… Continue reading

THE BEST MEAD FOR THE HOLIDAYS

The Best Mead For The Holidays

The holidays are a wonderful time defined by age-old traditions filled with family, friends, all manners of loved ones. Some of the traditions surround exchanging stories with spirits and adult beverages that help to spark that inner fire while hanging by a fireplace. Mead is one of these age-old traditions and has made a well-deserved… Continue reading