kiwimana Buzz Beekeeping Show - A Beekeeping Podcast/Show

Established in 2009. If you want to learn about beekeeping this is the show for you. It's been described by many as fun and informative. Hosts Gary and Margaret from New Zealand share tips, interviews and news about beekeeping. We discuss ways to bee more successful with your bees, get a sweet honey crop and keep your bees healthy. Please give us a listen.


episode 160: Making a Gallon of Mead: Micro Mead Making With Michael Jordan

Yay, we have just released a new beekeeping show. We hope you will enjoy this one. We sure enjoyed bringing it to you.

We interview Michael Jordan who is a Beekeeper, Educator and Mead Maker from Cheyenne, Wyoming, USA. In this episode we discuss how and why Micro Mead Making is the greatest way to start Making Mead.

Links / Resources mentioned this week

  • Follow what Michael is doing on his FaceBook Page HERE
  • 52 Meads in Year Videos
  • Michael Jordan #1 AMMA CBD/THC Mead Award winning Medical Mead Movie
  • American Mead Makers Association

What is in the Show

  • What is Micro Mead Making 00:04:41
  • What is the advantages of Micro Mead Making? 00:06:32
  • Little John's Braggot 00:07:57
  • How much Honey do you need to make a batch of Mead 00:08:50
  • Is Mead expensive to make? 00:09:49
  • The cannabis mead Michael Made 00:11:44
  • Mead as Medicine throughout History 00:12:32
  • A Meadery joins the fight against COVID-19 00:14:59
  • Why was Michael Been Banned? 00:15:46
  • Get the whole Family Involved 00:16:44
  • Banana Mead 00:17:25
  • The four major components of Mead 00:18:32
  • Why you need to document what you did 00:21:45
  • Award Winning Meads are not always good drinkable Meads 00:22:45
  • How long do you age a mead? 00:24:33
  • Is it legal to make mead? 00:26:11
  • Don't drink anrgry 00:28:54
  • Friar Michael can Marry you 00:29:15
  • History of Mead 00:31:27
  • What is Honeymoon Mead? 00:34:08
  • Michaels Dream is to own his own Meadery 00:35:40
  • Why making cannabis mead might get you banned 00:38:29
  • The Fat Bee Man Facebook Group 00:41:55
  • You only have to find one 00:44:19
  • Our Key Takeaways 00:46:27
  • Who helped us in bringing this show to you? 00:48:13

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