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Garagiste Meadery Offers Exotic Mead in Tampa, Florida

Marrakesh, a melomel made with local orange blossom honey, pomegranate and tamarinds, then sweetened with date syrup.

Here’s what Garagiste Meadery has in store for Tampa Heights Award-winning creations from the local meadery are planned on tap and in bottles. by Meaghan Habuda Creative Loafing A taste of one Michigan mead was life-changing for the meadmaker behind Garagiste Meadery. Owner Chad Wiltz, an early adopter of craft beer who says he’s been a beer guy for as ...

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Owner of Harris Meadery in Florida is on a Mission for Mead

Every batch starts with locally brewed honey. It takes 1,200 pounds of it to complete one batch. John Harris began the legwork of his Harris Meadery three years ago with the idea of being Orange Park’s first mead maker. Harris’ Meadery is complete with multiple filtration tanks, which filter both input and output product to .22 microns. Essentially sterile. It is then pumped to his large fermenter or his sealed 50 gallon canisters. After two weeks to two months, he removes the product and can carbonate it, or add in extra flavors. He hand bottles it or stores it in a keg and ships it off to shelves.

Brewer on a mission for mead by Jesse Hollett Clay Today ORANGE PARK, FL – There’s something ancient brewing in Orange Park. John Harris’ home off Milwaukee Avenue sits in a housing development studded with finely manicured lawns, birdbaths and a white picket fence. At first, the structure blends into residential camouflage. Go out back, however, and the suburban façade ...

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Garagiste Meadery coming to historic Tampa Heights building in Florida

Garagiste Meadery coming to historic Tampa Heights building in Florida

Meadery coming to historic Tampa Heights building by Ashley Gurbal Kritzer Tampa Bay Business Journal When Chad Wiltz was shopping for a space for his new meadery, he couldn’t shake the vibe he got in Tampa Heights. Wiltz, a nuclear medical technologist, was impressed by the camaraderie among the existing businesses there, from Hidden Springs Ale Works to Tampa Indie ...

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[VIDEO] Flagala Hardware celebrates National Mead Day

Flagala Hardware celebrates National Mead Day

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – A locally owned business wants to help you celebrate National Mead Day in style! Flagala Hardware in Panama City Beach will provide free ingredients to make this ancient beverage with your friends. Mead is made by fermenting honey, water, and yeast. In fact, it’s often called “honey wine.” Learning to make it yourself is ...

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Florida – Ciders and Mead at The Spillover

Florida - Ciders and Mead at The Spillover

7News – WSVN-TV Mom was right: don’t cry over spilled milk. And at The Spillover in Coconut Grove, you aren’t going to cry over anything. The Spillover in Coconut Grove is spilling over with yummy goodness. Matthew Kuscher, The Spillover: “We are the first cider and mead bar in Miami.” Here is alcohol 101. Matthew Kuscher: “Spanish-style ciders or American ...

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