A Beginner’s Guide to Mead

To most folks, mead is little more than that sickly-sweet honey drink from the Renaissance Faire—a hangover in a glass for nine bucks a pop. But hear me out: that’s the crappy stuff. When it’s made well, mead can be a beautiful beverage, with all the complexity and taste-of-place of great wine, and all the creativity and flavor diversity of great beer. More and more fantastic meads are showing up at your local bottle shop, and it’s time to give mead another try. Let’s start by dispelling a couple misconceptions.

A Beginner’s Guide to Mead
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