Mead Flaws and Faults: How to Prevent and Address Them
Speaker: Tom Repas, Canyon Rim Honey Bees
We have all had batches which didn’t turn out quite the way we would’ve liked,… or worse yet… which we have had to pour down the drain. In order to make great mead, first one must learn how to not make bad mead. Beyond only discussing how to identify various mead faults/faults in a descriptive manner (as a judge might), I will also review strategies on how to trouble shoot and address mead flaws and faults. By understanding the underlying causes of common mead flaws and faults, we will be better able to avoid them so that we can make the most delicious highest-quality mead possible.