Mead Glorious Mead

And for those of you who missed it, here’s the link to my interview with Jeremy Dodge about the Cypress Hills, Bushwakker, and Chinook Arch Mead.

This is merely a starting point for the wonderful world of mead. Californian wineries are making sparkling and dry old meads. (Mead will cellar for decades apparently.) Braggot, or brakket, is the most common a sort of beer mead combo, but melomel (mead with fruit juice added) are catching on fast.

If you are a person with a cellar, I would recommend buying a case or two of the Cypress Hills mead and laying it down for a couple of decades. Open one a year and watch it progress…