Mead Making Kit

Toast to the ancients and start your own honey wine revival with this comprehensive mead making kit.
created by

Norse Hutchens

$55.00

created by

Norse Hutchens

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Mead-ium Rare

Ask for mead at your local liquor store and you may be met with a puzzled look, but you can start your own honey wine revival with this comprehensive mead making kit. A golden, honey-based liquor, mead is the ancestor of all fermented beverages, originating in Asia over 9,000 years ago. It also flows through the history of the ancient world and medieval Europe, and inspires the familiar term "honeymoon" (the first month of marriage, when couples would toast with mead). This kit makes you part of this rich and exclusive history with everything you'll need to make a half gallon of your own mead to celebrate your honeymoon or share with friends and family.

Assembled in Illinois with the following components:
One 1/2 Gallon Glass Carboy
Carboy Cap
Cane Siphon
Siphon Filter Cap
Tubing
Stopper with Hole
Airlock
Yeast
No-Rinse Sanitizer
Florida Harvest Organic Honey
Oak Chips

Norse Hutchens' first experience with home-brewing came from watching his Dad and Uncles as they got together late on weekend nights to bring their latest homebrew recipes to life. Since then, Norse has developed a passion for home-brewing that has followed him his entire life.

Since his early first experience, he has made it a personal quest to seek out, research, and explore the best ways to make the most flavorful and satisfying home brew recipes. With the help of a community of friends and Brew Masters from across the nation Norse has put together a number of kits that compile years of collective experience and trade secrets. Each of the kits that are offered highlight an approachable recipe and method that are meant to lead the beginner into the complex craft of home brewing, while also offering the veteran a satisfying experience with a delicious result.

Made in the USA
Ages
21+
Made from
plastic, glass, honey, yeast, oak chips
Measurements
Packaging: 11" L x 8" W x 8" H
Care
Store in a temperature controlled environment.
Notes
Kit includes:
- 1/2 gallon jug
- plastic tubing
- rubber stopper
- cleaner
- honey
- oak chips
- yeast
- mead additives
- instructions

Ingredients make 1/2 gallon of mead. Equipment can be reused to make many more batches.

Warning: Home brewing additives and ingredients may cause harm if used other than as labeled.

Click here to see brewing instructions.
Item ID
25503

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Please note: This item is not available to ship outside of the U.S.


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UncommonGoodsMead Making Kit
 
4.5

(based on 14 reviews)

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    (8)

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    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (15), No (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great Gift Idea

The product arrived in good condition and in a timely manner. I gave it to my brother in law for Christmas. He loved the idea but thought the directions were a little confusing....Read complete review

The product arrived in good condition and in a timely manner. I gave it to my brother in law for Christmas. He loved the idea but thought the directions were a little confusing. This was his first attempt at brewing anything so it may have been more so that he had questions versus the directions themselves being misleading. All in all, it was a good gift idea. He had fun mixing and now all he needs to do is wait for the results.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Um?

Wish there was a YouTube on how to use. I'm a little weary how it's going to turn out. A video to go with the instructions would have been a big help

Wish there was a YouTube on how to use. I'm a little weary how it's going to turn out. A video to go with the instructions would have been a big help

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5.0

Fun to do

By 

from Powell, TN

Verified Buyer

Comments about UncommonGoods Mead Making Kit:

Easy-to-use

Service and delivery comments:

Fast delivery

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Nice starter kit

By 

from Ohio

Verified Buyer

Comments about UncommonGoods Mead Making Kit:

Nice starter kit for beginners.
The kit itself was great.
Better off ordering this off another site . I would not order from uncommon goods again. Customer service was rude and unprofessional when we called. Acted like we were an inconvenience for calling.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes
 
5.0

Great product

By 

from Logandale, nv

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Great gift

    Comments about UncommonGoods Mead Making Kit:

    I gave as a gift to my grandson.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    5.0

    Awesome gift idea

    By 

    from Warrenton, VA

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about UncommonGoods Mead Making Kit:

    My dad absolutely loved this

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes, Yes
     
    5.0

    Phenomenal

    By 

    from Hagerstown, MD

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about UncommonGoods Mead Making Kit:

    This was a unique, fun, and thoughtful gift. However, the yeast was supposed to be kept cold, and we didn't realize that until the gift was opened.
    Overall, this was an amazing product and I will definitely consider buying more of these kits.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes, Yes
     
    5.0

    Great product!

    By 

    from Merrill, WI

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about UncommonGoods Mead Making Kit:

    My son was very happy to receive this kit.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes, Yes
     
    4.0

    Unique and would do this again

    By 

    from Iowa

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about UncommonGoods Mead Making Kit:

    Given as a gift and it was well received and person enjoyed the process of making mead - and the history of the brew.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes, Yes
     
    5.0

    My husband was happy to get this as a father's day gift!

    By 

    from hamilton, OH

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about UncommonGoods Mead Making Kit:

    Hven't used it yet, but my husband brews his own beer and had wanted to try mead so this is perfect for trying it out!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    5.0

    I am very pleased with this!!

    By 

    from Fort Morgan, CO

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about UncommonGoods Mead Making Kit:

    All ingredients and items arrived in great condition and I can't wait to taste the results!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    Father's Day Gift

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    from Fredericksburg, VA

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