Butch Cassidy shows how he makes mead (with pictures!), a nice counterpoint to my recent beer making post.
He's also done some explanations on cider recently. There's something for everyone, and no reason why you should be going without homemade alcohol!
"Give a man a beer, and he will waste an hour, teach a man to brew, and he will waste a lifetime."
--Old Homebrewer's Proverb