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Is Mead Stealing the Spotlight From Hard Cider?

Could Mead Steal the Spotlight from Hard Cider?

Could Mead Steal the Spotlight from Hard Cider? This old artisanal alcohol is finally generating buzz. By Carly Boers Chicago Magazine Seventeen years ago in Beverly, Greg Fischer opened Wild Blossom Meadery, Illinois’s very first mead-producing facility. Given Chicagoans’ love of craft beer and hard cider, he can’t figure out why it’s taken so long for them to embrace the ...

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Illinois’ First Mead Taproom, Wild Blossom Meadery, Opening Soon

Wild Blossom Meadery’s tasting room in Beverly Nick Fochtman

Tour Illinois’ First Mead Taproom, Wild Blossom, Opening Soon on the South Side Beverly’s new meadery and brewery hopes to open in March by Ashok Selvam Eater Chicago Mark March 3 on those calendars, as that’s when Illinois’ first meadery plans to open. Wild Blossom Meadery sits across from Beverly’s dry line, so they’re allowed to sell alcohol in a ...

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Illinois’ First Meadery & Taproom Opening in Beverly This Year

Wild Blossom Meadery

by Ashok Selvam Mar 16, 2016, 3:50p The Chicago Eater Wild Blossom will give Chicago its first producer to partake in the ancient booze Greg Fischer calls mead the world’s oldest fermented beverage, and he’s proud to be part of the drink’s illustrious history that includes mentions in epic stories like “Beowulf.” Fischer will add another chapter to the drink’s ...

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