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Beer vs Mead - What's The Difference?

What Is Mead? Mead is not considered to be wine, beer, or cider. Instead of using grapes like you do for wine or grain like you would for beer, honey is used to make mead. As different is as beer is from wine, mead is a completely different category. This table compares different types of alcohol and the main ingredient use in fermentation. Alcoholic Beverage Fermented With Beer Grains Wine Grapes Cider Apples Mead Honey Sake Rice Sometimes mead is often mistaken for honey wine or honey beer. While honey wine and honey beer are indeed types of wine and beer, they are respectively made with grapes and grains and probably infused with honey at some point. Is Mead Sweet? One of the biggest misconception is that mead is going to be sweet because it's made with honey. Most people don't realize that honey is one of the most fermentable sugars. Honey a very, very simple sugar. It