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    20% off our Pails of Tanzanian Gold Amber Honey

    GREAT deal on pails of Organic forest honey from Tanzania. 20% off our Pails of Tanzanian Gold Amber Honey Use discount code GOLD20 at checkout to get 20% off. Great honey for brewing, mead making, baking, eating! Interested in larger quantities? Send us a note on this forum, or by email...
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    The Meadmaker's Corner: Categorizing Your Mead

    When I started looking into making mead it seemed so very simple. Dump some honey in some water, add some yeast, ignore it for a while, and tada! Nectar of the Gods in your bottle. And sure, you can get mead that way, but as I started researching, I found a whole lot more information on the...
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    Hydromels - Making Sessionable Meads

    Making meads can get expensive, not to mention time consuming. Good quality varietal honey can be pricey and meads may not reach their prime until 7-12 months. A lot of people I see end up aiming for these high ABV (16-18%) sack meads. They throw in 4 pounds of honey per gallon and some...
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    Lambic, Sour, and Funky Mead Making - Part 2

    If you missed Part one, it can be found here https://www.homebrewtalk.com/lambic-s...king-pt-1.html So, last time we left off with a traditional Lambic mead (just honey, water, and maltodextrin). It makes a great mead, but what happens when you want to add some more character by adding fruit...
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    Lambic, Sour, and Funky Mead Making - Part 1

    I've began to compile the things I know on alternative fermentations in mead making. And by that, I mean meads infected with the likes of brettanomyces, lactobacillus, and pediococcus. I'll continue to add more parts as my findings and experiments continue. Why make lambic meads? As many are...
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    Current Mead Making Techniques

    Mead is a fermented beverage made purely from honey. It is not beer or wine. As a result, mead making follows a completely different set of rules from wine or beer making. The purpose of this article is to teach you how to make delicious mead using current techniques. In the past, mead has been...
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