Adventures in Mead Making – To The Brewshop Part 2

Adventures in Mead Making – To The Brewshop Part 2

Google. All things Google. Anything you ever wanted to know about anything at all, Google it. I think Google is part of the curriculum in our education system today. Hell, every kid old enough to say Google already uses it and owns a smartphone. Between that and YouTube, who needs books, or dictionaries, or encyclopedias? Google even has stuff on mead, recipes, historical essays, even scientific stuff.

Episode 21 – Julia Herz – Brewers Association

Episode 21 – Julia Herz – Brewers Association

January 12 - This week we will be talking with Julia Herz, long time meadmaker, and Craft Beer Program Director at the Brewers Association and Publisher of CraftBeer.com. I've known Julia for a long time, back in the mid 90's when we met through David Myers of Redstone Meadery. Since then, we've worked several mead [...]
Adventures in Mead Making – The Discovery Part 1

Adventures in Mead Making – The Discovery Part 1

The craft beer industry really doesn't need anything I can brew. There's plenty to go around. I suppose it started after I decided that there was enough craft beer on the shelf at my local BevMo and I really didn’t need to add to the confusion and already over-crowded shelves with my own recipe. There [...]
A Year in the Life of a Meadery Owner – Part 7 (Year 2)

A Year in the Life of a Meadery Owner – Part 7 (Year 2)

Eh what the hell... WHAT I'VE LEARNED IN 14 MONTHS SINCE OPENING A MEADERY I've said it before and I'll say it again, you can't homebrew your way through running a meadery. You should consider starting your meadery with more equipment than you think you'll need. Patience is also a virtue, and delays are sometimes [...]
Episode 18 – Chris Webber – Outlanders Keep

Episode 18 – Chris Webber – Outlanders Keep

Tonight on GotMeadLive - After a tour in Iraq, this National Guardsman started making wine and mead out of his garage, enrolled in classes at Northwest Wine Academy in Seattle, founded the American Mead Association, and is starting his own meadery. Tonight, we’ll meet Chris Webber from Outlanders Keep in Washington state. Oskaar was at [...]
Episode 17 – Jennifer & Troy Kost – Legendary Mead

Episode 17 – Jennifer & Troy Kost – Legendary Mead

Tonight on GotMeadLive - Jennifer Kost, owners of the soon-to-be-open Legendary Mead.  She and her husband Troy started what is the normal progression for homebrewers...started making beer later in college (who doesn't?).  They learned a lot from mistakes during those years (ie: be patient and don't bottle it too soon).  For the past about 10yrs [...]
Episode 16 – Zeb Johnston – Lions Head Meadery

Episode 16 – Zeb Johnston – Lions Head Meadery

Tonight on GotMeadLive - Zeb Johnston of the soon-to-be-open Lions Head Mead. Zeb is a beekeeper who started selling local honey at Yorktown Market Days, a Farmers Market in Yorktown Virginia.  Some of his customers would buy honey to make mead with, and asked if he made any.  That was his introduction to mead, and [...]