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What’s on tap: Mead from the field to the glass

What’s on tap: Mead from the field to the glass - Bos Meadery of Wisconsin

Bos Meadery uses local ingredients for a variety of tastes. by Audrey Piehl The Badger Herald Wisconsin – Several weeks ago, flush-faced Madisonians gathered in an East Washington Avenue tasting room to admire the work of 13 female artists, while sipping one of the world’s oldest fermented beverages — mead. While this ambiguous drink may conjure up images of vikings ...

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Mead, No Mere Saccharine Ren Faire Staple, Is Now a Serious Drink

Meads to try at New York's Agern from left: B. Nektar Tuco-Style Freakout, Melovino Swinger, Moonlight Meadery Utopian. Source: Agern

Honey wine is the fastest-growing alcoholic beverage category in the U.S. by Justin Kennedy Bloomberg In his recent three-star review of Agern—the Nordic-inspired restaurant in Manhattan’s Grand Central Terminal, from Noma founder Claus Meyer—New York Times restaurant critic Pete Wells called out mead as an oddball beverage. “Strange things are happening in mead,” Wells wrote about the wine list, which ...

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Australia: Bruce loves turning honey into wine

Severnlea honey mead maker Bruce Humphery-Smith had his product at Brisbane's Ekka.Photo Pamela Frost

by Pamela Frost Chinchilla News WHEN Severnlea wine maker Bruce Humphery-Smith makes a batch of mead, he does not know what he’ll end up with. There is no recipe for the honey wine and every batch is trial and error. But that is why he likes it – it’s always a challenge. Mr Humphery-Smith is one of about 80 mead ...

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Mead: The oldest alcoholic drink in the world

Superstition Meadery is one of the many meaderies at the forefront of the growing mead industry in the US. (Right) Fermented with honey, mead is said to be the oldest alcoholic beverage in the world.

By MICHAEL CHEANG star2.com The ancient Greeks drank it. The Norse gods supposedly drank it. Ancient civilizations in Asia, Europe, Africa, and America drank it. Mead is arguably THE oldest alcoholic beverage in the world, and no matter where you are from, there is a high chance that your ancestors were drinking mead, said Jeff Herbert of Superstition Meadery in ...

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America’s Mead Renaissance

America’s Mead Renaissance

The ancient honey wine is back—in a big way. By Matt Kettmann Wine Enthusiast Magazine January 2016 Mead may have been humanity’s first alcoholic experience. Hunter-gatherers of the African savannah could’ve happened upon pools of water in hollowed-out trees that contained the fermented remains of honey-soaked beehives. Honey wine remains the most popular alcoholic beverage in Ethiopia, one of the ...

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Hops Hearld: Redstone Meadery, The Nectar of Colorado

Redstone Meadery, The Nectar of Colorado - Photo by Phil Amann

by Juliana Amann 303 Magazine March 18, 2015 What: Redstone Meadery Where: 4700 Pearl St. Suite. 2A, Boulder Neighborhood: East Boulder, Colorado Pro: High quality honey and nectar meads, free 30 minute tasting tours and on Saturdays there is live music Con: If you don’t like mead Redstone doesn’t offer anything else. If you’re looking to enjoy the world’s oldest ...

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