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California: There’s a new pub coming to Long Beach: This one specializes in cider and mead

Brenda and Otto Radtke are opening Great Society Cider & Mead at 601 E Broadway in Long Beach. (Stephen Carr / Staff Photographer)

By Andrew Edwards, Press-Telegram A pair of cider aficionados determined to build a business rooted in their enthusiasm for the beverage on Thursday will open a specialty pub devoted almost exclusively on cider and mead, a fermented honey beverage. “What we decided was, right now what the industry really needs was not another cider maker, but a place to drink ...

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California: Heidrun Meadery: Get Into Mead Ahead of the Hipster Curve

California: Heidrun Meadery: Get Into Mead Ahead of the Hipster Curve

By Brian Gerson Bayarea.com Take a quick northward drive across one iconic bridge and through several lushly forested groves, and you’ll find yourself in Point Reyes Station, a small town known for oysters, cheeses, natural beauty and, more than ever these days, mead. You can thank Heidrun Meadery (11925 State Rt. 1) for the latter. In 2011, owner Gordon Hull ...

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California: Stick Sweet Stuff – HoneyRun Winery

California: Stick Sweet Stuff - HoneyRun Winery

Sticky sweet stuff HoneyRun Winery doesn’t bottle typical vino By Howard Hardee NewsReview.com Amy Hasle often has to explain the difference between her business, HoneyRun Winery, and the Honey Run Covered Bridge, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Some confusion is understandable, she says. Hasle and her husband, John, live about a mile from the iconic ...

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Mead, the sweet taste of honey

Photo courtesy Marta Yamamoto Heidrun Meadery includes meads made of California orange blossom honey, Point Reyes wildflower honey, alfalfa and clover blossom honey, California avocado blossom honey and Oregon radish blossom.

by Alastair Bland Zest News On the wind-whipped shore of Tomales Bay, just uphill from the marshes near Point Reyes Station, local honey is dissolved into vats of water and fermented into what may be the oldest alcoholic beverage — mead. This is Heidrun Meadery. Going north on Highway 1, take a left into the driveway. Lean your bicycle against ...

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