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I have a youtube channel with over 20 Mead Making Videos


How to stop the ferment of mead

How to sweeten mead

Should you make 1 gallon of mead or 5 gallons?

Mead Making and Alcohol Content

Some information about Yeast

The Secret Art of Mead Making Revealed

New: 5 Tips for the beginner mead maker

It's all about the Honey - A dramatic look at how important honey is in mead making

For Beginners: How to make your first and easy 1 gallon batch of Mead honey wine

How to make a sparkling champagne style mead

How much does it cost to make a batch of mead? I have the cost breakdown here

How to make a batch of mead today! The fast, easy, and cheap way to your first batch of honey wine

The difference is the honey! A stop motion animation showing two different honeys side by side and how the fermented brew looks

Thinking about designing or buying your wine and mead bottle labels? Here is some information about labels and bottles that will help you

The Magical Transformation of water into wine with pics

How and why to use a hydrometer

How to use a wine thief to test your wine or mead

Dispelling the Myths about Mead

Thoughts about Mead and Wine Making

Important note about Sanitizing your Mead making and wine making equipment

Learning the art of Patience when making wine or mead

How do you know the ferment is working?

Discovering Mead

Mead by any other name

Checking the PH of your Mead to insure good fermentation (video)

Making Flavored Meads

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Instant Mead Recipe

Well, this isn't exactly an "instant" mead recipe and it is a bit of a cheat mead but it is pretty quick in terms of mead which usually takes at least six months or more before it is drinkable. This recipe is ready in two weeks and was submitted by a web visitor (Christina D.) My thanks to her for submitting this recipe. I haven't given it a try yet but probably will. And I also made a video showing me doing this process. It is located at the bottom of this page.





Okay, here is what Christina tells us to do:

What you need:

  • 1 liter bottle of cheap white wine
  • 1 pound of honey
  • 1-2 cloves
  • a pinch each of other spices -- cinnamon, nutmeg

Here is what you do:

  1. Empty the wine and honey into a pot. Heat gently, stirring frequently, until a thick, disgusting scum forms on the top.
  2. Throw away the scum.
  3. Pour the liquid into the bottle. It will fit back into the original wine bottle because the scum is equal in volume to the honey.
  4. Cap and let sit in a cool dark place for at least two weeks.
  5. The longer, the stronger. 



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