'It boils honey, water and possibly some spices, and then put mead to the fermentation of some. 3 weeks. 6 months of storage is finished mead. It is however better with age, so it's a good idea to store it a number of years. It is never too old. Most think that mead is a kind of beer, but that is not true. The Vikings drank beer and mead, and mead was their wine. The rich beverage.'