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07/02/2018
top logo for bergen beer and whisky festival with mjøderiet

Surfin the beer, choosing the mead !

Its festival time – and therefore – mead time Last week has been a quite an interesting and hectic one at work, so I figured going […]
30/01/2018
Slow-cooked pyment moose

Pyment, Reindeer, and cravings; a beautiful mix

When Santas reindeers go out to pasture…     While it is not strictly hunting season, it is always mead season, and as such, I thought to share […]
21/01/2018
how to make basic mead

Basic Dry mead

The basic mead recipe – we all start somewhere. It never hurts to go back to one’s roots. A basic mead well done will let you […]
21/01/2018
lavender rapsberry mead

Blackberry Lavender mead

This recipe was first published on meadist. All credit goes to the author website. Bill Savage, a former employee of the Wild Blossom Meadery in Chicago […]
12/01/2018
Polish mead

Sweet, sweet addiction – Miód Pitny – The polish mead.

Let there be – Miód Pitny   “At last Gandalf pushed away his plate and jug– he had eaten two whole loaves (with masses of butter and […]
06/01/2018
Ethiopian beekeeping and Tej

Tej – the mead from the origins of mankind

Tej – mead in the Rift Valley Basin. Ethiopia – few countries have such a documented history as this African country on the east coast of […]
28/12/2017
Apothecary mead

Apothecary mead – legends of Sherwood brought back to life

As we look back through history, women have been the driving force behind the brewing industry. In fact, the very term ‘Brewster’ was used to denote […]
22/12/2017
dandelion field

Dandelion mead – putting those weed to good use

Dandelion – making that lawn annoyance into golden drops Dandelion is a scourge for many lawn-lovers. Nothing messes up that perfect green carpet than this lone […]
14/12/2017
Cocoa mead

Death by chokolate …mead …

Chocolate mead – the Aztecs knew their shit. The use of honey to create alcohol or wine, is arguably one of the oldest fermentation technique we […]
10/12/2017
mead from the garden and nature

Nature and garden – your friend in flavor

Nature love us meaders Nature is a wonderful friend to all us meaders. we don’t always have to go far to get our best ingredients and […]