The Mead House Episode 3

The show from hell…JD having massive audio issues, we have Erik Newquist from Aesir Meadery in Everett, Washington with us. Chris, Aaron, Jeff and Erik talk coffee meads and problem fermentations.  In the mean time, JD is busy pulling his hair out for the 3rd time in a row!

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Restarting A Stuck Fermentation

We talked briefly during the show on episode 2 about stuck fermentations and what to do about it. Chris mentioned that Lallemand’s website  has a procedure for restarting a stuck fermentation in PDF form. you can find it here. There are four key points to restating your stuck mead, the

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Dry Hibiscus/Chamomile Metheglyn

Thanks to Jeff Shouse for his 3rd place medal winning recipe at the Mazer Cup this year! This finished dry nearly by accident, we were going for the dry side of semisweet.  Flavors of hibiscus and chamomile make good mead separately, but we’ve discovered these flavors play really nicely together,

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The Mead House Episode 2

Episode 2 is about making a simple sweet mead for beginners. Starting with 20 pounds of orange blossom honey and 5 1/2 gallons of water, we step through putting this mead together. We will monitor this mead for the next few weeks on the show, and talk about where you

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Basic Sweet Mead Recipe

This is a sweet mead that the boys will be sharing on an upcoming episode of The Mead House. A very easy to make recipe if the proper methods and protocols are followed. You can hear JD, Bob, Aaron and Jeff talk about putting this recipe together on Tuesday night

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The Mead House Episode 1

From Aaron Martin: Find out how this amateur mead maker took a large step forward in the quality of his homebreww on this week’s premier episode of themeadhouse.com podcast! I racked these four 1 gallon traditionals comparing cranberry blossom, blueberry blossom, raspberry blossom and sunflower blossom honey varietals. Even after an initial mishap,

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