Beer Info FAQ

Is raw honey better for mead?

Is raw honey better for mead?

Good grapes make good wine - good honey makes good mead. Mead honey should not have been pasteurized or heated, but filtered is acceptable (it removes the bee particles, wings, antenna, twigs, leaves, etc. All other honeys need to be 90% varietal.

Is clover or wildflower honey better?

The difference really comes down to taste. Clover honey is in general milder in flavor than wildflower. Another reason why clover honey is common is because it is mild. It is a honey most people will agree on, which is great for avoiding fisticuffs at the table!