hist-brewing: Help requested with mead bibliography

Dan McFeeley mcfeeley at keynet.net
Tue Jul 13 10:23:36 PDT 1999

I've recently begun putting together a biobiographic list for meadmakers
and wanted to ask list members for further suggestions.  As you can see
below, I've already included Cindy Renfrow's _A Sip Through Time_ and
numbers 5 and 60 of the Compleat Anachronist series.  Digby is there also.
What other historical resouces do I need to add to this section? 

Thanks in advance for any help!

Dan McFeeley
mcfeeley at keynet.net

                         A MEAD MAKERS LIBRARY


Bryan Acton & Peter Duncan.  _Making Mead_  Ann Arbor, Michigan: G.W. Kent
  Inc., 1984.  ISBN 0-9619072-8-2

Brother Adam.  _Mead_  International Bee Research Association, England.
  (reprint of the article appearing in _Bee World_ 34(8): 149-156, 1953.
  Available through Wicwas Press (Beekeeping Education Service, Wicwas
  Press.  P.O. Box 817E, Cheshire CT  06410-0817).

_The Magic of Mead_ (video)  Steve Forrest (also featuring Robert Berthold,
  Roger Morse, Frank Androczi)  Copyright Dauenhauer Production, 1991.
  Available through Wicwas Press.

Clara Furness.  _Honey Wines and Beers_  Northern Bee Books
  ISBN 0-907908-39-X  May be available through Wicwas Press.

Robert Gayre/Charlie Papazian.  _Brewing Mead: Wassail! In Mazers of Mead_
  Boulder, CO: Brewers Publications, 1986.  ISBN 0-937381-00-4

Roger A. Morse.  _Making Mead_  Cheshire, Conn: Wicwas Press, 1980.
  ISBN 1-878075-04-7

Aldo L. Persano - Hidromieles - historia, recetas y métodos para su
  elaboración. Editorial Hemisferio Sur, 1987, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Harry Riches - Mead - Making, Exhibiting and Judging. Bee Books New & Old,
  1997, Charleston, Cornwall, Great Britain. ISBN 0-905652-41-X.

Pamela Spence.  _Mad About Mead!_  St. Paul, MN: Llewellyn Publications,
  1997.  ISBN 1-56718-683-1


Eva Crane.  _A Book of Honey_  New York: Oxford University Press, 1980.
  ISBN 0-19-286010-0

Eva Crane.  _Honey: A Comprehensive Survey_  New York: Crane, Russak &
  Company, Inc., 1975,  ISBN 0-8448-0062-7

Dadant & sons, editors.  _The Hive and the Honey Bee_  Hamilton, Illinois:
  Dadant & Sons, 1975.


Sanborn C. Brown.  _Wines & Beers of Old New England_  Hanover, New
  Hampshire: The University Press of New England, 1978.
  ISBN 0-87451-148-8

Terry Garey.  _The Joy of Home Winemaking_  New York: Avon Books, 1996.
  ISBN 0-380-78227-8

Patrick Higgins, Maura Kate Kilgore, Paul Hertlein.  _The Home Brewers
  Recipe Guide_.  New York: Simon & Schuster Inc., 1992.
  ISBN 0-684-82921-5

M. A. Jagendorf.  _Folk Wines, Cordials, and Brandies_  New York: The
  Vanguard Press, Inc., 1963.

Charlie Papazian.  _The New Complete Joy of Home Brewing_  New York: Avon
  Books, 1984, 1981.  ISBN 0-380-76366-4

Charlie Papazian.  _The Home Brewers Companion_  New York: Avon Books, 1994.
  ISBN 0-380-77287-6

Pattie Vargas and Rich Gulling.  _Country Wines_  Pownal, Vermont: Storey
  Communications, 1992.  ISBN 0-88266-749-1


The Closet of the Eminently Learned Sir Kenelme Digbie, Opened.  1669.
  May be available through Wicwas Press.

Cindy Renfrow.  _A Sip Through Time: A Collection of Old Brewing Recipes_
  1994.  Published by the author, Sussex, New Jersey, 1994."    ISBN

Lady Arwen Evaine fert Rhys ap Gyynedd.  _The Compleat Anachronist
  Handbook of Brewing_  Number 5, March 1983.  (Available through The
  Society for Creative Anachronism, SCA Marketplace, P.O. Box 360789,
  Milpitas, CA 95036-0789)

Marc Shapiro.  _Alcoholic Drinks of the Middle Ages_  Number 60, March 1992.
  (Also available through the Society for Creative Anachronism, see above)


Eva Crane.  _The Archaeology of Beekeeping_  New York: Cornell University
  Press, 1983.  ISBN 0-80140-1609-4

George Fix.  _Principles of Brewing Science_  Boulder, CO: Brewers
  Publications, 1989.  ISBN 0-937581-17-9

Gene Ford.  _The Benefits of Moderate Drinking: Alcohol, Health & Society_
  San Francisco: Wine Appreciation Guild, 1988.  ISBN 0-932664-60-1

D. E. Le Sage.  _Bees in Indo-European Languages_  International Bee
  Research Association, England.  (reprint from _Bee World_ 55: 15-26,
  46-52, 1974)

Claude Levi-Strauss.  _From Honey to Ashes_  New York: Harper & Row,

Mark Edward Lender and James Kirby Martin.  _Drinking in America: A History_
  New York: The Free Press, 1982, 1987.  ISBN 0-02-918570

Jarich G. Oosten.  _The War of the Gods_  Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul,
  1985.  (Chapters 4 and 5 cover Indo-European mythic cycles centering
  around mead)

Hilda Ransome.  _The Sacred Bee_  New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1937.
  (May be available through Wicwas Press)

James K. Watson.  _Bee-Keeping in Ireland: A History_  Dubin, Ireland:
  The Glendale Press, 1981.


Leon Adams.  _The Wines of America_  San Francisco: McGraw Hill, 1990.

Stanley Anderson & Dorothy Anderson.  _Winemaking_  New York: Harcourt
  Brace & Company, 1989.  ISBN 0-15-697095-3

C. J. J. Berry.  _First Steps in Winemaking_  Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1987.
  ISBN 0-900841-83-4

Roger B. Boulton, Vernon L. Singleton, Linda F. Bisson, Ralph E. Kunkee.
  _Principles and Practices of Winemaking_  New York: Chapman Hall, 1996.
  ISBN 0-412-06411-1

Peter Duncan and Bryan Acton.  _Progressive Winemaking_  Ann Arbor, Michigan,
  1967.  ISBN 0-900841

Hugh Johnson.  _Hugh Johnson's How to Enjoy Wine_  New York: Simon and
  Schuster, 1985.  ISBN 0-671-72459-2

Hugh Johnson.  _Vintage: The Story of Wine_  New York: Simon and Schuster,
  1989.  ISBN 0-671-68702-6

G. W. Kent, publisher.  _The Complete Handbook of Winemaking_  Ann Arbor,
  Michigan, 1993.  ISBN 0-9619072-2-3

Yair Margalit.  _Winery Technology and Operations: A Handbook for
  Small Wineries_  San Francisco: The Wine Appreciation Guild, 1990.
  ISBN 0-932664-66-0

Emile Peynaud.  _Knowing and Making Wine_  New York: John Wiley & Sons,
  1984.  ISBN 0-471-88149-X

Bruce W. Zoecklein, Kenneth C. Gugelsang, Barry H. Gump, Fred S. Nury.
  _Wine Analysis and Production_  New York: Chapman Hall, 1995.
  ISBN 0-412-98921-2


Brother Adams.  "The Art of Making Mead."  _Zymurgy_ vol. 10, no. 5,
  Winter 1987.

Tracy Aquilla.  "The Biochemistry of Yeast."  _BrewingTechniques_
  vol. 5, no. 2, March/April 1997.

Pat Baker. Barkshack Gingermead in Wonderful world of worts. _Zymurgy_
  January 4, 1979.

Benjamin Smith Barton.  "Some Account of the Poisonous and Injurious
  Honey of North America."  _Transactions of the American Philosophical
  Society of North America_  vol. 5, 1802.

Seving Biberoglu, MD, et. al.  "Mad Honey."  _Journal of the American
  Medical Association_  vol. 259, no. 13, April 1, 1988. 

Ralph Bucca. Stalking the wild meads. _Zymurgy_ Summer 1993.

George Clayton Cone.  "The Basics Of Mead Fermentation."

James H. Dickson.  "Bronze Age Mead."  _Antiquity_, LII 1978.

James Dunson-Todd.  "Beer from the Wood -- From Ancient Past to Present,
  Oak Remains A Perenial Source of Special Character."  _BrewingTechniques_
  vol. 5, no. 4, September 1997.

F. Filippello, G. L. Marsh, W. V. Cruess.  "Suggested Directions for
  Making Honey Mead."  _American Bee Journal_  vol 75, September 1935.

James W. Johnston, jr. and Chevy Chase.  "The Mead Maker Uses Herbs."
  _The Herbalist_  vol. 39, 1973.

R. W. Kime, M. R. Mclellan and C. Y. Lee.  "Ultra-Filtration of Honey
  for Mead Production."  _American Bee Journal_ vol. 131, no. 8,
  August 1991.

Kenneth Lampe, PhD.  "Rhodendrons, Mountain Laurel, and Mad Honey."
  _Journal of the American Medical Association_  vol. 259, no. 13,
  April 1, 1988.

Bill Litzinger. Mead Making: The most Ancient Art of Brewing. _Zymurgy_
  Winter 1984, pages 24-25.

Jim Martella.  "It's Been A Pleasure Meading You: An International
  Meadery Tour."  _Zymurgy_ vol. 19, no. 1, Spring 1996.

Adrienne Mayor.  "Mad Honey!"  _Archaeology_  vol. 48, no. 6, November/
  December 1995.

Dan McConnell and Ken Schramm.  "An Analysis of Mead, Mead Making and the
  Role of its Primary Constituents."

Dan McConnell and Ken Schramm.  "Mead Success: Ingredients, Processes
  and Techniques."  _Zymurgy_ vol. 18, no. 1, Spring 1995.

Gabe Mirkin, MD.  "Side Effects of Raw Honey."  _Journal of the American
  Medical Association_  vol. 266, no. 19, November 20, 1991.

Roger Morse and Keith Steinkraus.  "Wines from the Fermentation of Honey;"
  Eva Crane, _Honey: A Comprehensive Survey_   New York: Oxford University
  Press, 1980.  ISBN 0-19-286010-0

Clifford T. Newman Jr. Mead making - honey 'champagne' or 'wine'. _Zymurgy_
  Spring 1986.

Charlie Papazian. New Zealand Honey Mead. _Zymurgy_ Winter 1984.

Charlie Papazian. Prickly Pear Cactus Mead. _Zymurgy_ Summer 1987.

Susanne Price.  "Stimulate Your Senses with Mead."  _Zymurgy_ Fall 1992.

Russell Schehrer. In mead we trust. _Zymurgy_ Fall 1991.

Shadan.  "The Making of Melomels and Flower Metheglins."  _Tournaments
  Illuminated_, Spring A.S. XXII no. 82.

C. L. Stong.  "The Amateur Scientist"  _Scientific American_ vol. 227,
  no. 3, September 1972.  (This column features a lengthy reprint from
  one of Roger Morse's publications on meadmaking)

Patricia Telesco.  "Brewing With Flowers."  _The Herb Quarterly_
  no. 74, Summer 1997.

Spencer Thomas.  "The Magic of Mardi Gras Mead."  _Zymurgy_ vol. 20, no. 1,
  Spring 1997.

_Zymurgy_  Special Issue: Yeast & Beer.  vol. 12, no. 4, Special Issue 1989.

Zymurgy - Special Issue 1991 pages 56 to 58.

_Zymurgy_  Special Issue: The Magic of Yeast.  vol. 21, no. 4, Special
  Issue November/December 1998.


http://www.circus.com/~omni/mead.html The Mead Brewing Archive

http://www.persocom.com.br/api-df/apidf.htm API-DF HIDROMEL
MEAD MAKERS - aBrazilian apicultural association with a page on meadmaking
(in Portuguese).

http://www.apiservices.com/apimondia/apimondia_us.htm  Apimondia -
Beekeeping - Home page

http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/rialto/mead-msg.html Stefan's Florilegium:
Making mead. Honey base...

http://hbd.org/brewery/gambmug/toc/gm.5_1.toc.html Gambrinus' Mug -
The Brewery's Recipe Exchang...

http://www.geocities.com/Paris/1265/cwine.html Alcoholic Drinks of the
Middle Ages -  Wine

http://www.geocities.com/Paris/1265/calcohol.html Alcoholic Drinks of the
Middle Ages

http://members.home.net/bcawa/ British Columbia Amateur Winemakers

http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/brewing.html Medieval/Renaissance Brewing

http://www.apiculture.com/opida/opida_us.htm O.P.I.D.A. - Beekeeping

http://www.mygale.org/00/gilde/ Gilde Brabançonne A French brewing and
vintning club.

http://www.virtualcommunity.com/fruitwine/more.html Fruitwinemaking

http://www.bcwine.com/vawa/usingso2.htm VAWA - Using Sulphur Dioxide
To Protect Wine

http://www.netsonic.com/rthomas/whitewinter/meads.html White  Winter Winery
- Iron River, WI - MEADS

http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/ibra/ International Bee Research Association





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