Adventures in Homebrewing Apricot Mead KitsThis kit will make 5 gallons of Fruit based mead/melomel. What's Included: 6 Pounds of Apricot Puree 12 Pounds of Honey Pre-Measured Amounts of the Following: Acid Blend Yeast Nutrient Pectic Enzyme Potassium Sorbate Easy to Follow Instructions Yeast sold separately. *Honey will not ship in Glass Containers, Honey is shipped in Plastic ContainersMead Knowledge : While many countries, have a heritage with honey wine interlaced throughout; Ireland, in particular has had a long-standing love affair with Mead. This famed drink, believed to have been discovered by Irish monks during medieval times, galloped through the social circles of everyone from Irish peasants to Irish Saints and from Noblemen to the High Kings of Ireland. Mead has also enjoyed consistent time in the limelight of both Gaelic poetry and Irish folklore. While there are many variations of Mead, traditional Mead consists of honey and water and often times a bit of yeast. The fermented product, honey wine, offers flavor variations somewhat reminiscent of a Riesling, ranging from pretty sweet to quite dry.