|Title / Link
|The Compleat Meadmaker
|The gold standard of basic information, but now dated and missing key recent developments like aeration and SNA.
|The Complete Guide to Making Mead: The Ingredients, Equipment, Processes, and Recipes for Crafting Honey Wine
|Illustrated guide to the process of making mead, with supporting chapters focused on different aspects of recipes, ingredients, and process steps.
|Understanding Wine Chemistry
|Andrew L. Waterhouse, Gavin L. Sacks, David W. Jeffery
|Dense read, deep dive into wine chemistry.
|The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened
|Kenelm Digby, Kt.
|17th century guide to making mead, incredible resource for historical meads. Free on Project Gutenberg.
© = Most recent copyright date.
|Title / Link
|2022 Fermentation Handbook
|Dense info on yeast selection, nutrition, and process with some mead specific details. If you are in the US and send them an email, they will mail you a hard copy for free.
|2016 BJCP Mead Style Guidelines
|Guidance for entering your meads into competitions.
|BJCP Mead Exam Study Guide
|A great overview of the entirity of meadmaking, in condensed form.
|BJCP Mead Faults Guidelines
|Explanation of faults commonly found in mead.
|Lallemand Expertise Documents
|Lallemand, producer of yeast, nutrients, and other fermentation products, publishes their knowledge and recommendations.
|Lambic, Sour, and Funky Mead Making
|David Doucette (/u/MarshmallowBlue)
|2017 - 2022
|Let There Be Mead!
|Modern series of books providing recipes for meads, melomels, and session meads.
|Bray Denard (BOMM Creator)
|Bray performs mead-focused experiments.
This is not an exhaustive list. To create and maintain such a list would violate the wiki guideline against highly fluid information. These resources should be either cornerstones of mead making or offer distinct and valuable information.
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