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[VIDEO] Saturday is Bushwakker Mead Day in Regina Canada

Marshall Dixon, left, and Brian Mercer, right, were first in line for the mead. They grabbed their spot at 3:45 Friday afternoon. (Dean Gutheil/CBC)

Saturday is Bushwakker Mead Day in Regina Dozens lined up for the release of Bushwakker’s blackberry mead. CBC News Regina, Canada – There was some provincial pride and a love for mead on display Saturday morning. Marshall Dixon and Brian Mercer were the first two people in line for Bushwakker’s annual mead day, meaning they got first crack at this ...

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Celebrating the Nectar of the Gods with Fallentimber Meadery in Canada

Nathan Ryan of FallenTimber Meadery. Ryan McLeod

Celebrating the nectar of the Gods By: Tammy Marlowe Johnson The Cochrane Eagle Everything old is new again. In the case of mead, it’s a resurgence that’s taken more than 20,000 years. “Mead is the oldest form of alcohol,” said Nathan Ryan of the Fallentimber Meadery. “We’re still just scratching the surface.” The ancient drink of the Vikings is defined ...

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[Calgary] New drink creating a real buzz

Need for mead this holiday season? Fallentimber Meadery outside Cochrane has you covered. Fallentimber Meadery photo

By Michael Platt, Calgary Sun Though the Vikings considered it the perfect drink to complement outdoor activities like marauding and pillaging, Nathan Ryan would be content to just see Albertans sipping mead on a hot summer patio. That’s the long-term goal as Ryan and his brothers work to make one of the most ancient boozy beverages around a staple of ...

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Canada: Mead makes a comeback this holiday season

Need for mead this holiday season? Fallentimber Meadery outside Cochrane has you covered. Fallentimber Meadery photo

Local meadery provides means for “adult” cider By: Jordyn Thomson The Cochrane Eagle Mead, an alcoholic drink of fermented honey and water, will be making a comeback to people’s glasses in the Cochrane area this holiday season thanks to one local meadery. The Fallentimber Meadery, located outside of Water Valley, will be attending the Cochrane Environmental Action Committee’s (CEAC) Christmas ...

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Canada: Enthusiasm knows no bounds for Bushwakker’s Blackberry Mead

Bushwakker head brewer Mitch Dalymple holds up a glass of Blackberry Mead, which he begins making one year before its release. Photo courtesy Bushwakker Brewpub

by CJ Katz, for the Regina Leader-Post It’s a phenomenon like no other — a lineup on the first Saturday in December that snakes along the front of the Strathdee building on Dewdney Avenue, around the corner and down Cornwall Street. Through blowing wind, snow, sleet and biting cold, people wait. Bundled in ski suits and blankets, even costumes, they ...

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Alberta Canada: Yeast plus honey equals success

Cherie Andrews of Chinook Honey Co. and Chinook Arch Meadery pours samples of mead for members of a visiting tour group Sept. 25 at the operation’s shop near Okotoks, Alta. | Barb Glen photo

After 49 batches, meadery develops winning recipe to make 20,000 litres annually by Barb Glen The Western Producer Art and Cherie Andrews are wise about mead, about bees and about how to produce honey and honey products. If they weave poems, they kept that information to themselves on a recent tour of Chinook Honey Co. and Chinook Arch Meadery near ...

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