Adventures in Homebrewing Raspberry Mead KitsThis kit will make 5 gallons of Fruit based mead/melomel. What's Included: 6 Pounds of Raspberry 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 : The Spanish-Roman naturalist Columella gave a recipe for mead in De Rustica, about AD 60. Take rainwater kept for several years, and mix a sextarius of this water with a pound of honey. For a weaker mead, mix a sextarius of water with nine ounces of honey. The whole is exposed to the sun for 40 days, and then left on a shelf near the fire. If you have no rain water, then boil spring water.