Mead vs. Wine: What Are The Differences?

What Are The Differences Between Mead and Wine Among fermented - rather than distilled - beverages of an adult nature, those who don't like beer or cider can find themselves torn between mead vs. wine. The latter is certainly much more common in the typical grocery store...for now...but the former has its own distinctive appeal.… Continue reading

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Benefits of Drinking Mead

Surprising Benefits of Consuming Mead Mead is the oldest art of fermentation. The three basic ingredients of mead include honey and water which are fermented to create mead. It is commonly referred to many as honey wine and it was the first alcoholic drink to be brewed. The ancient Greeks considered mead to be a… Continue reading

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7 Gifts For Mead Lovers

Best Gifts For Those Who Love Mead Shopping for people can be hard, but should it be so hard to find gifts for mead lovers? Obviously, you can just buy them mead - that will definitely make them happy. But what if you want to get them more than just a bottle? That can get a… Continue reading

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What Food Goes With Mead

These Are The Best Food Pairings With Mead What sort of food pairings with mead work best, you wonder? After all, it's a wine but it's made with honey, so shouldn't that make it a dessert wine? That would be a natural assumption to make. But it would be dead wrong. Mead comes in many different… Continue reading

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How To Make Sparkling Mead

Sparkling Mead Making Guide Home brewers: are you wondering how to make sparkling mead? Sounds like an incredibly refreshing tonic, the perfect drink for hot summer days or whenever you feel like it. (It is.) After all, fermented beverages can be carbonated or uncarbonated; it's up to the producer to determine whether or not to… Continue reading

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Help Save The Bees By Drinking Mead

Believe it or not, drinking mead is not only delicious, but it's also environmentally responsible - you're helping to save the bees. Beekeepers are the people who supply the base ingredient in mead and the past few years have not been good for honeybees, either of the wild variety or farmed. However, the burgeoning mead… Continue reading

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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

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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

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

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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