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Michigan: Making mead isn’t quite like nuclear engineering

Maciej Halaczkiewicz, owner of Arktos Meadery taught himself how to make mead, a potent alcoholic drink with a honey base.

But that’s OK with Arktos owner, who found experimentation is vital. January 15, 2016 | By Pat Evans Grand Rapids Business Journal Michigan – Maciej Halaczkiewicz has a one-man operation at Arktos Meadery. He makes the mead, sits behind the bar and pours mead for customers, and delivers his mead across the state. But it wasn’t planned that way. In ...

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How to make your own mead – and other honey products

Mead is a great, if potent, way to use large volumes of honey.

VIRGIL EVETTS New Zealand Gardner Last updated 05:00, September 19 2015 Honey has been a constant in human history from our very earliest days. Although the advent of refined sugar sourced from sugar beet or cane supplanted honey as our sweetener of choice, it remains a pantry standard worldwide. Such is the demand for some varietals (such as manuka) that ...

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How to make your own honey mead

Adding fruit or spices to mead as it brews can give it different flavors and colors. (Photo: Zaneta Baranowska/Shutterstock)

With simple ingredients and a little patience, you can bottle your own ‘drink of the gods.’ By: Chanie Kirschner August 21, 2015, 3:46 p.m. Mother Nature Network Mead is experiencing a resurgence in the United States and, if you want to try it, you can whip up a batch at home. Produced from the mixture of honey, water and yeast, ...

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Continuing an ancient craft

Bryan Brooks stands next to his five gallon glass carboy of French Saison beer he is brewing. - Ben Granderson/Valley Press

Ben Granderson/Clark Fork Valley Press June 12, 2015 PLAINS, MT – According to a webpage by “The Ohio State University: Information Extension Research,” fermentation is a process by which cells break down sugars to create energy, when oxygen is not present, releasing carbon dioxide (CO2), energy, lactic acid and in some cases alcohol. The process of fermentation, which happens naturally ...

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Honey wine that stands the test of time

Tyson Schymizek and his mead products BRYAN YOUNG/ST. ALBERT GAZETTE

Mead maker praises honey-based drink Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015 04:15 am By: Scott Hayes St. Albert Gazette What you grab to quench your thirst can say a lot about you. Maybe you’re a construction type who heads to the pub to have a quaff right after quitting time. There’s always the wine bar for the fancy folks who prefer to ...

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Using Honey to Make Mead

Using Honey to Make Mead

By Jennifer Ford Mother Earth News 02-02-2015 If you have some extra honey and you are looking to try something new this winter, why not try making a batch of mead? Mead is a delicious wine made with honey. Depending on what recipe you use, it can be sweet, dry, sparkling, or flavored with fruit and spices. Making Mead: The ...

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