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Oregon – Nectar Creek: Producers of Craft Meads to Remember

The current lineup of mead at Nectar Creek.(Photo: Brent Drinkut/Statesman Journal)

Nectar Creek: Craft Meads to Remember By Abbie Tumbleson The Corvallis Advocate For many people, honey is a beloved ingredient. The sublimely golden liquid sweetens up teas. It’s a gooey staple in desserts like baklava. And, as the headlining ingredient in mead, honey morphs into a deliciously drinkable beverage through the brewing process. A pair of brothers from Corvallis can ...

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Nectar Creek in Corvallis, Oregon is the bee’s knees

The current lineup of mead at Nectar Creek.(Photo: Brent Drinkut/Statesman Journal)

by Victor Panichkul, Statesman Journal Honey, water, yeast. Three simple ingredients. Two brothers. Combine that with passion, and the result is something sublime. The brothers, both home brewers at heart, one who also has a knack for beekeeping, have taken Willamette Valley ingredients produced by honeybees and fruit farmers and brewed up a delicious product: mead. Phillip Lorenz and his ...

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Mead for the Masses

Nick and Phillip Lorenz of Nectar Creek Meadery

By Maggie Nelson The Corvallis Advocate September 11, 2014 Corvallis, Oregon – When thinking of mead, it’s likely your thoughts are filled with images of thirsty, slobbering Vikings sitting around a rustic table. However, Nick and Phillip Lorenz, two Corvallis locals with a passion for quality brewing and agriculture, intend to create an entirely different idea. These brothers, the founders ...

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