The Mead House
The Mead House Episode 88
Show Notes: “I have good ideas!” Joe Kurowski, head brewer at White Labs, visits The Mead House. We talk discuss fermenting under pressure (not fermenting while listening to the Queen/David Bowe 1981 hit), yeast autolysis when bottle conditioning, using yeast found on fruit trees in Denmark and more. Bill Quirk stops by
The Mead House Episode 87
Lance Shaner, founder and owner of Omega Yeast is our guest at The Mead House this episode. Lance shares information about several heat resistant yeasts that could alleviate temp control issues some have in warmer climates. Facebook friends always produce some interesting discussions, Ryan found one involving a carrot mead,
The Mead House Episode 86
Ryan crashes the Minnesota Mead Up last weekend and caught up with a couple mead House celebrities! Sour meads find a rare competition in Tampa Bay, Florida, sponsored by Special Hoperations , if you have a sour mead ready to be judged, you have until June 8th to submit your entry! We cover a few Facebook Friends, and wrap with Jeff's review of a couple beverages brewed by Ryan. Hey, thanks for listening! Make sure and rate us 5 stars on your favorite podcast player, iTunes, & Stitcher Radio!
The Mead House Episode 85
This week, award-winning meadmaker, Matt Weide returns to The Mead House. Scoring a silver for a Carolina Reaper mead, he describes the process as well as a project he’s working on to determine if people can actually tell if a mead has been backsweetened or has been stopped to leave
The Mead House Episode 84
In this episode, Ryan and Jeff critique JD’s H1 & H2 braggot offerings, (recipe for H1 is below), Facebook Friends, the crew tackles a few questions posted by our friends in a few facebook mead groups. In the interest in promoting mead, the introduction of mead to people who have
The Mead House Episode 83
Mazer Cup gold medalist, Josh Mahoney, returns to The mead House and sticks around for the whole show! He talks about his Double 50 award winner, a little on bee keeping, Jeff discovers an accidental infection that leads to a tasty sour mead. So you’re a mead maker and now
The Mead House Episode 82
JD, what's HTO?! Listen for it! Kyle Peterson from WineHaven joins us to talk mead while we enjoy a few glasses of his award-winning Stinger mead! The son of a long time bee keeper talks about his effort to produce Stinger, making mead in general, and a bit of advice for JD's Mead Port project. Do you have a batch of mead you're just not wild about? Wait before you toss it, Ryan leads a discussion on blending, a way to salvage a mead thast just isn't up to par. Facebook Friends, William...
The Mead House Episode 81
Slam the door open & hit the lights! Welcome to The Mead House! This episode we cover a number of Facebook Friends, including using Oxy-Clean, a Blueberry Melomel, bread yeast and much more! JD has a couple projects he’s working on, particularly a Blackberry/Cherry mead Port. His concern is leaving
The Mead House Episode 80
Chrissie Manion Zaerpoor, author of The Art of Mead Tasting and Food Pairing, joins the show this episode. If you're into the culinary culture, love to cook and make mead at home, this is a "must-have" book to go with your best cookbooks.
The Mead House Episode 79
Celebrating 2 years here at The Mead House, episode 79 includes a report from co-host Jeff Shouse on his trip to 2018 Mazer Cup International. Jeff talks a bit about his experience as a judge, and gives some insight on the entry and scoring process. JD runs through a bourbon barrel cyser recipe with a twist, adding oak chips during fermentation, and using honey malt to add some mouthfeel and more honey character. See his recipe below! Thank for listening, we appreciate all our listeners,...
JD & Jeff
It's just JD and Jeff this episode and Jeff has a new experiment going on!
The Mead House Episode 76
Award wining, longtime mead maker and brewer, Pat McNealy, joins The Mead House crew for this episode. We review a few facebook posts, and JD talks about making labels. Thanks for listening, we appreciate all of out listeners! Make sure and give us 5 stars on your favorite listening venue, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, or your favorite podcast player!
The Mead House Episode 75
Is there such a thing as OMD (Obsessive Mead Disease)? Moises Martinez joins us tonight to talk about his! Also in this episode, Mazer Cup talk and the Hopper List update. Thanks for listening, be sure and rate us 5 stars on iTunes, Stitcher radio or your favorite podcast player!