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Introduction to mead making

Introduction to mead making

Duration: 7 hours

Price: £110

Contact: Yada at Trill Farm

Trill Farm
EX13 8TU

Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.
Saturday 9th May 2020
Saturday 1st August 2020
Saturday 12th September 2020
Saturday 7th November 2020

About the Course

Join Thomas O’Hagan at Trill Farm to learn all about turning the hard work of our noble honeybees into delicious mead or honey-wine.

This course will include fermenting honey with wild yeast, going on a tasting journey through the history and styles of mead from the British Isles and beyond, and starting off a few small batches of your own mead to take home, nurture and enjoy.

We will be exploring exciting honey, making mead cocktails and foraging ingredients from the farm to use in our meads.

We hope that you will spend a relaxing day with us savouring delicious meads, reconnecting with this ancient tradition, and leaving with all the skills needed to continue your mead journey at home.

Please note that you must be over 18 years of age to attend this course.

Course Leader - Thomas O'Hagan

Thomas O'Hagan is a mead-maker, biologist and bee keeper who launched O’Hagan’s Meadery in 2017, winning three stars in the Great Taste Awards and and sliver in the IWSC. He moved his meadery to Trill Farm in early 2019.

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What's included in the price?

Includes a delicious seasonal lunch at the Old Dairy Kitchen, refreshments, and all materials and equipment, plus batches of your own mead to take home!

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