For an average sized batch of 1634 Meadery mead, say 150 gallons, it takes 36 GALLONS or 430 lbs of honey! How many bees is that? Since each honey bee is capable making about 1.5 teaspoons of honey over the course of its lifetime, that would be 6,720 bees required to produce a gallon of honey! Times that by 36 and you get a whole lotta bees!

After MONTHS of excruciatingly painful waiting, we were finally approved as a winery in November!  Whoo Hoo! This must be what it feels like to win the lottery! Let the  fermentation commence!

We are a small meadery, with limited capital.  Hence, when choosing how to ferment and control temperatures we had to make careful consideration on methods.  If we had all the money in the world we would go buy 6000 dollar jacketed fermentors.  But we don't so we make do!

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