History, Recipes, Methods and Equipment
The first major book on making mead that continues to be a best seller, this book contains the essence of what you need to know about making honey wine (mead) from the honey sitting right now, in storage.
Preface "... Keeping bees may lead one to the pursuit of many avocations, from making candles to producing mead. I became interested in mead production in 1950. At that time, honey prices were depressed. Beekeepers had expanded their operations during the Second World War, when sugar was scarce; when sugar again became plentiful, the price of honey fell. We investigated mead making, thinking it might be a way to use the surplus honey in the country. ..."
By Roger A. Morse