Michael Fairbrother is founder and head mead and cider maker of Moonlight Meadery, and President of the American Mead Makers Association. Michael got the brewing bug back in 1995, after he joined Brew Free or Die, as well as the American Homebrewers Association. After 15 years of homebrewing, he chose to quit his day job and follow his passion. Moonlight Meadery is often described as one of the best meaderies in the world and Michael is frequently on the road promoting it through tastings, dance and words. His meads and ciders are distributed all over the United States and Internationally to Australia, Japan, and Hong Kong.