myles wrote:There are two main styles of mead, wineish and beerish. I generally make the wine type and most of the time it is actually melomel. This is a fermented mix of honey and fruit juce.
You can use any wine recipe and substitute honey for sugar. Some will disagree but I try to ferment slowly at cooler temperatures.
Bushman wrote:In our state I have only seen beer & wine made from the honey or mead, probably due to legality.
Marshwalker wrote:I'll have to look into that book... i haven't drank many different types of mead.. have only had it a time or two actually...but really enjoyed it.. i have a batch of half clover and half orange honey going right now with about the same specks as the Ancient Orange Clove recipe... keeping tight notes to have a good reference rather it works out good or bad... as far as brandy, after this run of corn whiskey i want to tamper with a mix of both brandy and whiskey.. combo ferment of corn and fruits.. mainly apple... sounds good...just not sure if it will be... but honey brandy does sound good also if this mead doesn't work out.... just put it on yesterday so i have several months before I will find out!!
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