Sugars & Sweeteners

The sugar used to make mead is honey. The purer the honey, the better the mead wine will be. Honey should never be boiled if it is to be used to make mead. Boiling will drive off much of the aroma producing compounds that contribute to the enjoyment of honey wine.

homemade mead with mulling spices

Mead Making

Honey, Water and Yeast Make the Ancient Drink Called Mead