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Michael Fairbrother from Moonlight Meadery joins me to discuss how you can make mead with the same equipment you are using now to brew beer. Michael walks us through the entire mead making process and provides some great tips along the way! Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version Download the MP3 File […]

Making Mead for Home Brewers

by Brad Smith on September 20, 2013 · 14 comments

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This week I take a look at making mead with regular home brewing equipment. Mead is simply a wine made from honey, and is remarkably easy to make at home using your existing brewing equipment. This is a follow up based in part on my recent interview with Michael Fairbrother from Moonlight Meadery. What is […]

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Making Mead is this week’s topic with Michael Fairbrother from Moonlight Meadery as my guest. He shares his thoughts on mead as both a professional and award winning mead maker. Download the MP3 File – Right Click and “Save As” to download this mp3 file [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Topics in This […]

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This week my guest is Michael Fairbrother from Moonlight Meadery. Michael is a national an international award winning mead maker who made the transition from making mead at home to professional only two years ago. Michael is going to share his tips on making great mead at home. Download the MP3 File – Right Click […]

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This week Curt Stock is my guest and we talk about mead making. The leap from making beer to making mead is not a large one, and most brewers have the equipment they need already on hand. Curt was the 2005 AHA mead maker of the year and serving in his second term on the […]

Brewing Beer with Honey

by Brad Smith on September 5, 2009 · 43 comments

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Honey, the main ingredient in mead, has become a popular addition for many beer brewers. Brewing with honey provides a rich array of aromas and flavors that add complexity and character to your beer. This week we’ll take a look at some of the ways to incorporate honey into your home brewed beer. I started […]