ancient mead recipes

Recreating Ancient Mead Recipes

Mead may well be the most ancient of all alcoholic beverages, as records of ancient mead predate Western Civilization. The ancient Egyptians, ancient Indians and other civilizations from the pre-Hellenic era made and consumed meads. This has led to a modern interest in recreating ancient mead, in order to revive the tipples of ancient man.… Continue reading

mead serving temperature

What Is The Ideal Mead Temperature?

What Temperature Should Mead be Served At? Just like wine or beer, there is an ideal mead temperature...though this can vary. There's a correct serving temperature, fermentation temperature and also a correct storage temperature. There are some people who are starting to keep a mead cellar, as quality meads can age well, just like fine… Continue reading

popularity of mead

Mead Popularity Growing Faster Than Craft Beer

The Recent Rise Of Mead Despite what you might think with craft breweries and distilleries cropping up on more and more street corners in more and more cities, that these are the drinks people prefer - but the truth is mead (honey wine) is the fastest-growing adult beverage on the market. Mead popularity is growing… Continue reading

best mead wine 2017

Best Mead Wine To Try in 2017

Best Mead Wine To Try This New Year For everything, there is a season and that includes varieties of mead wine. There are dozens of variations on mead, and some are better dispositioned to be summer drinks, when the weather calls for something light, crisp and refreshing. There are others that are bold, flavorful and pair… Continue reading

how to make mead

How To Use A Mead-Making Kit

How to Make Mead Using a Brewing Kit Want to know how to make mead with a mead-making kit? We'll show you how. It's fairly easy to do once you have the equipment. All you need from there is the ingredients and a recipe. We'll walk you through to steps for using a mead making… Continue reading

drinking-mead-guide

Beginner’s Guide To Drinking Mead

How to Drink Mead Like A Viking Mead is believed to be the first widely consumed alcoholic beverage. Archaeological records from both Northern China and Greece place mead amongst the earliest of any alcoholic drinks discovered by man. Honey was a cheap source of sugar – needed for the distillation process. It also has antimicrobial… Continue reading

mead making history

The Untold History of Making Mead

A Brief History of Mead Mead – derived from the Old English word ‘medu’ – is a popular alcoholic beverage. It is primarily created by fermenting honey with water and contains 8-20% alcohol, the flavor is then enhanced with various spices and fruits. While the sugar in the beverage primarily comes from honey, the final… Continue reading

The Kings Cyser

Wine.net Top 50 Amazon Wines

Best Selling Mead Look who made the list of Top 50 Amazon.com Wines! Hidden Legend Winery is proud to be amongst the best selling wines on Amazon. Thanks to the wonderful people over at Wine.net for helping to spread the word about mead! For those who many not be familiar with our Montana grown wine… Continue reading

The Kings Melomel

The Kings Melomel The Kings Melomel is on its way! With so many great Montana fruits to choose from, picking this flavor was not easy. You might call the whole thing an accident. We like to think of it as fate. A local cherry grower contacted us a few years ago and asked if we wanted… Continue reading