Category Archives: Equipment

Brewing equipment and ingredients

Mead-making is pretty straight-forward; you don’t really need much by way of specialist equipment, and what there is tends to be pretty cheap. When starting out, you can make small batches using the plastic milk carton method (see Quick ‘n’ … Continue reading

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Specific Gravity: Hydrometer


A typical hydrometer for home brewing

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Siphoning, racking and taste-testing

When brewing alcohol, there are several stages to go through before you get to the drinking stage – and after a few weeks of initial fermentation, my batches of mead have gotten to the next stage – racking. This is … Continue reading

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