All posts tagged mead

Welcome Back!

We’re back from our eight month hiatus, and we’re ready to dive back into the wonderful world of tea! Manish recaps where we left off in February, as well as the many changes we have seen since. Read more…

Mmmmm… Maya Tea Mead!

The first time I tried mead was in Flagstaff, a little college town tucked into the pines at the base of Arizona’s tallest mountain.  I was on vacation, visiting one of my closest girlfriends and her husband.  One early afternoon, Tony (the husband) handed me a glass of what looked like liquor.  I gave him my most incredulous look and pointed at the high-reaching hands of the clock.  “You’re on vacation!” he argued.  I shook my head.  “Maybe if it was a beer,” I said, “but you can’t start me off this early with liquor.  I’ll never make it through the day.”  He pushed the glass under my nose—“It’s mead, not liquor.  I made it.  Myself.”  Oh, hell—I thought.  He made it.  I was obligated. Read more…

Mead, Mead, Mead

Tere LaBaw enlightens both Manish and the audience this week with her extensive knowledge of mead, or honey wine. She shares a little history and describes what exactly mead is, and even gives listeners a home recipe Read more…