Mead Making Class

May 13, 2023

01:00 pm - 04:30 pm

Exact location provided after booking
Viroqua, 54665

Event Website

(608) 284-8524

Join the Driftless Folk School in a half-day class making mead, with instructor Bjorn Bergman!

Mead (honey wine) is a traditional Norwegian alcoholic beverage is made by mixing water, honey, and yeast and allowing them to ferment. In this class, learn the art and science of making mead at home. Topics covered include: choosing honey, sanitation, different ways to ferment mead, monitoring fermentation, bottling, and tasting mead. Participants will leave class with a small batch of mead to ferment at home. Must be 21 years of age or older to participate in this class.

Instructor bio:
Bjorn Bergman is passionate about growing food, saving seeds, and eating seasonally. Each growing season, he and his family keep a large garden and love spending time preserving the harvest by drying, canning, freezing, and fermenting. Beyond the garden and kitchen, Bjorn dabbles in a little bit of this and that including mountain biking, juggling, spoon carving, cidermaking, and birdwatching. He lives in Viroqua, Wisconsin with his wife Heidi and son Ardea.

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