how to brew mead

How to Make Mead Homebrew Recipe: Killer Mead

Dear Readers,

Happy New Year!  I can’t believe 2017 is already here!

The long nights are here (as well as the cold and snow!) and my husband and I have been brewing a lot and I mean a lot over this last year. We hosted a large Yule party this year with lots of food and drink to fuel partygoers with something delicious, seasonal and warming.  

We also wanted to make something traditional which many of our friends had never had before (let along drink out of a giant drinking horn!) so we made mead and I want to share the recipe with you.

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Picture Round Up Of The Weekend In The Garden

Dear Readers,

A short round up of pictures from around the garden over this weekend.

I’m pleased to say that even with the frosts damaging the pear blossoms we are blessed with lots and lots of fruitlets on the pear tree which are swelling nicely.  On inspection of the apple tree we found apples too! Read More