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Interested in Making your own Mead? Here is the book you should get
Love Kindle Books? Will has a new kindle book out. It is a short and no-nonsense guide to making a batch of mead.
Easy to follow with pictures of the steps. It will take the mystery out of mead making and have you making it in no time. Also contains links to getting supplies.
Available in the Amazon Kindle store here: How to Make a Batch of Mead
Want to start making Mead right away? I have an ebooklet that you can buy and download right away. It is the fastest way to get the best advice on making a successful batch of mead right away! Learn the fastest and easiest way to make mead. See more here: Ebooklet on making mead.
Make Mead Like a Viking: Traditional Techniques for Brewing Natural, Wild-Fermented, Honey-Based Wines and Beers
Ancient societies brewed flavorful and healing meads, ales, and wines for millennia using only intuition, storytelling, and knowledge passed down through generations―no fancy, expensive equipment or degrees in chemistry needed. In Make Mead Like a Viking , homesteader, fermentation enthusiast, and self-described “Appalachian Yeti Viking” Jereme Zimmerman summons the bryggjemann of the ancient Norse to demonstrate how homebrewing mead―arguably the world's oldest fermented alcoholic beverage―can be not only uncomplicated but fun.
The Complete Guide to Making Mead: The Ingredients, Equipment, Processes, and Recipes for Crafting Honey Wine
Some stories suggest that mead was originally discovered when one of our not-yet-upright forebears stuck their hand in a fermenting bee hive and came away with a honeycomb containing a little more than they bargained for. Whatever the truth, brewers have brought this beverage into the twenty-first century, and you can rest assured that The Complete Guide to Making Mead is a thoroughly up-to-date, modern, and authoritative guide to homemade mead. Best of all, it has something for everyone, from the stone-cold beginner to the seasoned veteran. Award-winning mead-maker Steve Piatz begins with a brief history of the fermented beverage; a rundown of the various types of mead; and a discussion of the many types of honey that are available, their characteristics, and where to source them. Readers will be treated to discussions of yeast and special ingredients, as well as what equipment is necessary and reccomended and an illustrated and detailed look at the basic process. Readers will also discover advanced techniques, such as oaking, clarifying, aging, spicing, and blending. There are even sections on developing recipes and troubleshooting problems with the brewing process.With more than 100 color photos, The Complete Guide to Making Mead includes dozens of recipes for basic meads (honey only), melomels (honey and fruit), metheglins (honey and spices), and braggots (honey and malt).
The Secret Art of Mead Making Revealed
Clearly written and easy to follow guide to making mead. Includes recipes and instructions for making regular mead, spice mead, sparkling mead and fruit mead.
Also available in Kindle: The Secret Art of Mead Making Revealed
The Compleat Meadmaker : Home Production of Honey Wine From Your First Batch to Award-winning Fruit and Herb Variations
This is the book I have been using and it is pretty much the de-facto standard for meadmakers. If you want lots of information, recipes, history and lots of great stuff about mead and how to make it then this is the book you must have.
The Closet of the Eminently Learned Sir Kenelme Digbie, Kt., Opened 1669
How about some Mead and brewing recipes that are over 400 years old? This book has stuck around for centuries for good reason. Want to really brew some authentic mead? You might want to check out this book.
This book was last printed in 1910, in a sound edition that is no longer easily available. This new version has several improvements. The editors discuss the role of George Hartman, Digby's assistant, in the compilation of the book, and relate its contents to the work that went out in 1682 over Hartman's own name, The True Preserver and Restorer of Health. There is a full glossary and the reader will be helped by the extensive biographical notes about people named in the text as the source of recipes.
Digby's work is perhaps the most literate of seventeenth-century cookery books. He was a natural writer, as entertaining as instructive. Many of the recipes are for drinks, particularly of meads or metheglins, but the culinary material provides a remarkable conspectus of accepted practice among court circles in Restoration England, with extra details supplied from Digby's European travels. The editors also include the inventory of Digby's own kitchen in his London house, discovered amongst papers now deposited in the British Library; and they have provided a few modern interpretations of Digby's recipes.
Making Wild Wines & Meads: 125 Unusual Recipes Using Herbs, Fruits, Flowers & More
The focus of this book is on wine but they do have an outstanding and easy to understand section all about mead. I highly recommend this book.
Old Time Recipes for Home Made Wines
"Old Time Recipes for Home Made Wines, Cordials and Liqueurs from Fruits, Flowers Vegetables, and Shrubs" has time worn recipes for making, coloring, flavoring, and mellowing wines.
Included are recipes for apple wine, blackberry wine, cherry wine, dandelion wine, plum, raspberry and peach wines, tomato wine and tomato beer, ginger beer, sham champagne, cider champagne, apple brandy, black cherry, orange and raspberry brandies, blackberry cordial, ginger, peppermint, orange and strawberry cordials, anisette de bourdeaux liqueurs, maraschino, nectar, elephant's milk liqueurs and many more.
How to Make Honey Mead With Recipes
Mead: Making, Exhibiting & Judging
Honey And Bees
The Backyard Beekeeper: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden
The Shamanic Way of the Bee: Ancient Wisdom and Healing Practices of the Bee Masters
Sweetness and Light: The Mysterious History of the Honeybee