The Mead House Episode 57

Scot Shaar, American Homebrewing Association (AHA) National Meadmaker of the Year, 2017 is our guest this episode. He’s a distiller by trade, making mead is his hobby. Also this episode, Ryan sat down with James Spencer and Steve Wilkes of BasicBrewing Radio at HomeBrewCon 2017 and tasted 6 of Ryan’s meads, and a tale of two honey’s, surprising results in caramelizing two batches of honey for the same amount of time yet yielding two completely different results.

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Bonus Episode: Competitions

Ryan and JD had a chance to sit down with Eric Lowe from the Texas Mead Cup, Susan Ruud of Hoppy Halloween and Andrew Adams of Orpheus Meadfest for some brief discussions on their competitions. It’s not too late to get in on any one of these, so get your project packaged up and submitted!

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The Mead House Episode 56

Susan Ruud from Prairie Rose Meadery in Fargo, North Dakota joins us as Mississippi opens the show! JD, Aaron, Jeff & Ryan dig into barrel aged honey and discussions on a Chocolate Cherry mead recipe. Don’t forget to subscribe using your favorite podcast player such as Podcast Addict, or iTunes.

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The Mead House Episode 55

Chris leads a discussion about some of the finer points of fermentation starting with the yeast. Jeff takes the next segment into the world of Brettanomyces after learning about JD’s Mars project, and finally, ever use extract flavorings in mead? Beer brewers do, JD explores the idea of replacing fruit, juice & puree with extracts. Enjoy the show and don’t forget to subscribe with your favorite podcast player!

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The Mead House Episode 53

Ash Fishbein joins us from Sap House Meadery, a discussion on keeping your mead cool now that summer is here, and what the crew thinks about conical fermenters. For 20% off enter MEAD HOUSE at Sap House Meadery. Good until midnight tonight.

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