MEAD MASTERCLASS with Megan Radaich

$50.00

29th September – Sunday – 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Learn how to create your own delicious honey wine at home! We’ll be discussing the history and science behind the world’s oldest fermented beverage, exploring mead styles, brewing processes, flavour ideas and probiotic alternatives. Traditional and quick mead recipes will be demonstrated and step-by-step instructions, tips and more information are included in the course notes, so even beginners can learn how to create mead at home!

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Learn how to create your own delicious honey wine at home! We’ll be discussing the history and science behind the world’s oldest fermented beverage, exploring mead styles, brewing processes, flavour ideas and probiotic alternatives. Traditional and quick mead recipes will be demonstrated and step-by-step instructions, tips and more information are included in the course notes, so even beginners can learn how to create mead at home!

COURSE CONTENT:
• Introduction to fermentation: lacto-fermentation vs alcohol fermentation
• Types of alcohol ferments
• Safely fermenting at home
• Benefits of alcohol fermentation at home
• History of mead
• Science behind making mead
• Styles of mead
• The brewing process
• Small batch or large batch
• Equipment
• Ingredients
• Short mead recipes
• Traditional mead recipes
• Herbal blends
• Flavour ideas
• Mead demonstration (step-by-step)
• Course recipes included
• Questions & feedback

Megan Radaich is a lecturer from www.foodpreserving.org, a Western Australian community resource for home food preservation and green living. Megan’s community classes are lecture-style, with step-by-step demonstrations and open discussion of techniques.