Mead & Cider Info

|

Poverty Lane Cider Is Here!

We have fresh, unpasteurized apple cider from Poverty Lane Orchards at our Montgomeryville store now. This cider is absolutely sensational, incorporating bittersweet varieties used in traditional English hard ciders. Check …

read full article
|

How to Make Mead

DIRECTIONS: In a pot combine honey and 1½ gallons of water. Slowly increase heat until the honey dissolves, then raise the temperature of the mixture to 170F. Steep at this …

read full article
|

Notes on Hard Cider Making

Add the cider to a primary fermenter with plenty of head space (don’t fill more than ¾ full). We recommend that you add ¼ teaspoon of potassium metabisulfite per 5 …

read full article
|

Mystical Mead

by Jason Harris Did you ever wonder what the first alcoholic beverage was? Chances are it was mead. Revered by the Vikings and sipped by the ancient Greek gods, mead …

read full article