Our Honey Mead Process
Mead making is the simple process of adding honey and water together along with nutrients and yeast. We add our honey to carbon filtered water in the mixing tank and thoroughly mix. The must is then transferred to the fermentation tank where nutrients and yeast are added. The must is initially aerated to provide the yeast with needed oxygen to begin growth.
We follow a staggered nutrient regime and add more nutrient as fermentation slows. The process takes anywhere from 2-6 weeks. Fruit and/or spices are also added depending on what type of mead we wish to make.
When the fermentation is complete the mead is then filtered using a plate and frame filter to remove the yeast and then bottled, corked, and labeled.