Monthly Archives: April 2014

Mead: A new brewing trend from the distant past

“We’ve never made a mead but we did do a braggot,” says Deb, talking about a combination of mead and beer often flavored with spices and herbs. According to the Beer Advocate, braggots have ancient roots with early references dating … Continue reading

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EU report finds death rates in honey bees lower than feared

An EU survey into the impact of pests and diseases on honey bees found death rates were lower than feared, in part countering concerns about the collapse of colonies of the crop-pollinating insects. The study of 32,000 bee colonies across … Continue reading

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