Today, we started up a batch of mead, using the wine kit we recently acquired.
Here are the contents of the kit, plus a 5 kilo bucket of my cousin’s liquid gold!
Looking up how to make mead had us all over the place. At its simplest, you can mix honey, water and yeast into a sanitized glass jug. Stick a balloon over the opening to allow the gasses to expand, tuck it in a cool dark place and forget about it for a few weeks.
Other sources had elaborate recipes with multiple steps and finicky measurements every step of the way.
We’re going to be doing something in between.Continue reading