Finally, a new title on Mead that brings advanced mead making topics to your home brewery. This is a must have book if you want to brew top quality mead at home. Includes a history of the beverage, meadmaking techniques from the very basic to advanced, and plenty of recipes.
As one of the most ancient of human beverages, mead arose in part because it was easy to make. Today's hobbyists rediscover the simplicity of making mead while reveling in the range of flavors that can result. In The Compleat Meadmaker, veteran beverage hobbyist Ken Schramm introduces the novice to the wonders of mead. With easy to follow procedures and simple recipes, he shows how you can quickly and painlessly make your own mead at home. In later chapters he introduces flavorful variation on the basic theme that lead to meads flavored with spice, fruits, grapes and even malt.