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First Blog entry.

Well Im SCviking, Living in Charelston and Love the art of brewing Mead. I have only made two small batches so far, JOA was the first and it turned out Delicious If just a touch pithy. The second was a Coffee Bochet That was Good though it tasted strongly of bourbon....

How cold is too cold for cold crashing?

I"m very new at this type of making mead and would like any help available. I have made a berry mead and after it stopped fermenting I added more cherrys and honey to sweeren. To my suprise the must started to ferment again but very slowly, so I'm going to...

Green Chile Mead – 10/20/2007

Type:MeadStyle:CapsicumelYield:5 GallonsSpecific Gravity (SG):Percent Alcohol:Percent Total Acidity (TA):Initial:  1.095Volume (ABV):  12.469Estimated:  0.50 – 0.55Final:  1.015Weight (ABW):  9.975Actual: ...

the quest for making the truest of mead

I've been searching the web allover to find out how true ancient german mead was made (from the exact kind of vessel to the procedure) but have so far come up empty handed.  I'm looking to make true mead (just water and organic/wild honey).  Can...

B-Day: -10 hours

The yeast is prepping it's starter, and the ginger is piled ready for cleaning.  I'm getting a bit of sleep before making the final run to ABS (Alaska Brewing Supply).  This will be an event.  This will be epic.  One man, 24...