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[Canada] Alberta’s newest meadery takes a different approach

Sawyer and Buzzsaw are the two kinds of mead brewed at Tamarack Jack’s, 
a new meadery in Clearwater County.photo: Alexis Kienlen

Alberta’s newest meadery takes a different approach By Alexis Kienlen Alberta Farmer Express Alberta’s newest meadery is doing things a little differently. Along with a traditional honey wine, Tamarack Jack’s Honey and Meadery also produces a variation that might tempt those who prefer a brewskie to the so-called ‘drink of the gods.’ “We are a small apiary turned into a ...

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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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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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