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mead making

Posted by thoughtnotstatic on 5 February 2008

I attended a mead making and appreciation class at a brewshop in Los Altos on Saturday. Tip of the hat to Chef Bob for forwarding the invite. Turns out our host and guide is an award winning mead maker.

Mead is an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting honey with yeast. It predates both beer and wine, dating back thousands of years BC. It is colloquially known as ‘honey wine.’

We began by tasting 6 different varieties of mead, including one based on a 4,000 year old Sumerian recipe found written on a clay tablet… Read the rest of this entry »

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