Make Mead at Home  
Welcome to, the 1 gallon brewing specialists; your guide to brewing mead at home. Enjoy unique recipes, featured articles, and tips from other homebrewers.

Expanded Mead Making Instructions
The Basic Brewing section of the site has recently been expanded. Find 9 new photos and 5 pages of instructions for the beginning mead maker. 

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honey bee on flower
Honey Trivia - Bees communicate with pheromones, but also by dancing to indicate direction and distance to nectar and pollen.

Understanding Colony Collapse Disorder
It is estimated that Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) has destroyed roughly one-third of the honey bee colonies in the United States. Learn more about the potential causes of CCD, why honey bees are so important, and what you can do to help the plight of the honey bee.

Orange Vanilla Cinnamon MeadNew Recipe - Orange Vanilla Cinnamon Mead!

My first batch of this mead is currently in the second stage of fermentation and I can't wait to try it!  Thanks to Angie P for a great recipe submission!

Updates coming soon!
Mead is one of the oldest alcoholic beverages known to man; most likely because of the simplicity of production and the availability of ingredients.  All meads have at least three components in common; water, honey, and yeast.  Many fruits, spices, and other adjuncts have become popular additives which have spawned many variants of traditional mead.