Quick and easy video showing you how to make mead, with every step of the process included.
Learn how to make mead at home in less than 30 minutes with no special equipment. Making this mead requires nothing more than a trip to your local supermarket. Whether you make mead all the time or this is your first time, this is an easy recipe with excellent results.
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1 gallon water
a small box of rasins
1 large orange
1 cinnamon stick
packet of Fleischmanns active dry bread yeast (NOT rapid rise)
Equipment you will need
1 gallon empty wine bottle (method of disposal is at your discretion)
large mixing spoon.
balloon (12 inch size works best)
Basic steps for how to make mead
1. Sanitize all of your equipment
2. Very gently heat the honey in some water to make it easier to pour and mix
3. Add all ingredients to your carboy
4. Shake the hell out of it
5. Add your balloon and poke a few holes in it
6. Let sit for about 1-2 months
7. Enjoy your mead!
If you have enjoyed this tutorial on how to make mead please let us know! We love to hear feedback and do our best to reply to everyone. If you would like to learn a little more about what mead is, visit our what is mead? page or watch our interview with Frank Golbeck, owner of Golden Coast Mead in Oceanside CA