Make your own honey wine. Our mead kit features everything you need for 5 gallons of a dry, lightly spiced (with ginger and other spices) still mead (uncarbonated) except the honey. You provide 12 to 14 pounds of honey and our kit has the rest.
Includes dried yeast, yeast nutrient, spices, mead acid blend, and illustrated, brew-by-number instructions. An ideal way to get started in the ancient art of mead brewing. Alcohol approximately 11%. Mead (honey wine) brewing uses standard home brewing equipment. This kit requires a primary and secondary (glass carboy for the secondary) fermenter. Also, you will need to maintain a fermentation temperature of at least 68º F. (ideally 70 to 78º F.) for 40 days.
Needed but not included: 12 to 14 pounds of honey, preferably the uncooked type (it will state if it is uncooked on the can or jar). Keep in mind that very light and delicate honey will produce a light and delicate mead, while the common grocery store amber honey may leave a slight 'baked' flavor. See our fine mead honey below (you will need two six pound pouches per 5 gallon batch). Ease of Brewing: Intermediate