Before hops were common in beer brewing, herbs such as rosemary and nettles would have been used.
This is one of my favourite booze recipes. Somewhere between a strong ale and a mead, this is a pretty strong one, coming in at around 7-8%
This is one of my favourite ever mead recipes. The word meadowsweet comes from the Old English word Meduwyrt, or mead wort, indicating its connection with brewing mead.
Follow these few basic rules for all your homebrewing to ensure a successful brew