GotMead Live is the culmination of years of you guys telling me we needed a new radio show, and the insistance of JD, then a very enthusiastic new meadmaker. At GotMead Live, just like on the website here, we’re all about mead. Making mead, finding mead, and drinking mead. The show will be broadcast live, so you can call in and be a part of the show. We’ll also be interviewing people in the mead industry, meadery owners, movers and shakers, and equipment and supplies folks, including beekeepers and honey providers.

Listen in! (NOTE: This player will be LIVE when we are on, and will show the most recent episode in between shows)

Your hosts:

  • Vicky Rowe – Founder and owner of Gotmead.com. I’ve been making mead since 1996, and have been hanging out with the folks in the industry almost as long. I make my home in North Carolina
  • A.J. Ermenc – long time Gotmead forum member (ChevetteGirl), experienced meadmaker, and our North of the Border contingent from Ottawa, Canada.
  • Hamish Lucas – Gotmead member kudapucat, experienced award winning mead maker, and our Australian correspondent, from Melbourne
  • Ryan Carlson – long time Gotmead member, the Denver contingent, and strong mead maker with a real bug for scientific mead making
  • Manny Elgarresta – Miami resident, Gotmead member, and meadmaker who loves experimenting with all sorts of stuff. He also has a truly EPIC garage mead making/drinking room

From time to time, when he can get away from work, we will have on with us Petar Bakulic (Oskaar on the forums). He is an experienced meadmaker and winemaker of over 30 years. He’ll talk mead, and answer questions from meadmakers. NEW!!! Our new series, AJ’s Making Good Mead: Back to Basics, starts on April 5, 2016. AJ will be taking you back to your meadmaking roots, and building good mead making techniques and tools from the ground up, to help create solid, repeatable mead making habits that will give you great mead all the time. Join us to talk mead!! We will be joined by other GotMeaders such as Mannye, Squatchy and other mead makers who have great info to bring in, so if you want to come play, let us know! Submit questions by clicking here.   [break][break]If you want to call in during the show, our call in number is 803-443-MEAD (6323) or skype me at meadwench (especially for international callers, but US callers too if you prefer). We want to hear from you! If you can’t call, then feel free to Tweet us on @gotmeadnow with your questions. [break][break]Follow the chatter on our Twitter feed Find us on the Facebook group, or in our forum. You can also join us live on our Slack space here.

Come hang out with us on Tuesdays at 9pm ET. Not sure of the time if you’re not in this zone? Check here: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html

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10-13-20 Time for Cysers! Gold Medal winners Adam Bystrom, Allen Martin, and Kevin Meintsma

10-13-20Tonight on Gotmead Live at 9PM ET, it’s Fall (at least on the calendar, lol) and our minds are on cysers. Crisp fall evenings, cool temps, and a nice cyser, maybe around the fire with friends. What could be better?

Over the last several shows, we’ve had a lot of folks asking about oaking meads, and so we’re going to talk about that tonight. Adam has been experimenting with oaking for a long time, and gave a talk at MeadCon 2018 with Rocky Mountain Barrels on oak.

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9-29-20 Adam Crockett – Haymaker Meadery – Oaking Mead

9-29-20 9-29-20 Tonight on Gotmead Live at 9PM ET, we’re meeting with Adam Crockett of Haymaker Meadery to talk about oaking meads.

Over the last several shows, we’ve had a lot of folks asking about oaking meads, and so we’re going to talk about that tonight. Adam has been experimenting with oaking for a long time, and gave a talk at MeadCon 2018 with Rocky Mountain Barrels on oak.

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9-22-20 Keith Seiz and Alison Wuebbels – National Honey Board

9-22-20 Tonight on Gotmead Live at 9PM ET, we’re looking forward to talking with Keith Seiz and Alison Wuebbels with the National Honey Board. We’ll be finding out what the Honey Board has been up to, and talking about their Honey20 Project, the Mead Crafters Competition (2nd year!), and the Honey Spirits Competition, as well as their other involvement with honey in craft beverages.

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9-15-20 Brian Wing – Green Bench Brewing, Cody Lenz and Joe Leigh – Florida Mead

9-8-20 Tonight on Gotmead Live at 9PM ET, we’re bringing back Sergio, and we’re going to turn him and Kevin loose on session meads. So we’re going to talk *more* on session meads. Since it’s a hot topic both for home and commercial mead makers, and as a mead making approach seems to be approaching one of the most popular styles, we’re going to dig further into it.

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9-8-20 Sergio Moutela Talks Sessions with Kevin Meintsma

9-8-20 Tonight on Gotmead Live at 9PM ET, we’re bringing back Sergio, and we’re going to turn him and Kevin loose on session meads. So we’re going to talk *more* on session meads. Since it’s a hot topic both for home and commercial mead makers, and as a mead making approach seems to be approaching one of the most popular styles, we’re going to dig further into it.

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Upcoming Events

Fri 27

Honnibrook Meadery – Live Music – Paul Frost

November 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm MST
Sun 29

Black Heath Meadery – John Bradberry Trio

November 29 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
Black Heath Meadery
Richmond VA
United States
Dec 04

Honnibrook Meadery – Holiday String Quartet

December 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm MST
Dec 04

Haley’s Honey Meadery – First Friday

December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
Haley’s Honey Meadery
Hopewell VA
United States
Dec 11

Honnibrook Meadery – Live Music – Josh Blackburn

December 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm MST
Honnibrook Meadery
Castle Rock CO
United States

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