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Lemon Song

Musical Inspiration:

"The Lemon Song" by Led Zepplin

A semi-sweet melomel made with Virginia and Appalachian wildflower honeys, Sicilian lemons, lemon peel and a touch of basil. 13% ABV

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Pairings:

Bruschetta, smoked salmon tartine,  and hard cheeses. Or, enjoy simply as an aperitif. 

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Heart of Gold Coriander

Musical Inspiration:

"Heart of Gold" by Neil Young

A semi-sweet traditional mead made with coriander blossom honey. 13% ABV

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Pairings:

Swedish meatballs, braised pork with persimmons, Thai green curry, or roast lamb.

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La Berry Bomba

Musical Inspiration:

"La Bamba" by Ritchie Valens

A semi-sweet melomel made with alfalfa honey, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, and strawberries. 14% ABV

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Pairings:

Summer salad, roasted poultry, green beans with almonds, and chocolate cheesecake

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Soak Up The Sun

Musical Inspiration:

"Soak Up The Sun" by Sheryl Crow

A semi-sweet traditional mead made with orange blossom honey.  Notes of citrus, peach, and grape. 12.5% ABV

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Pairings:

White fish, grilled meats, roasted vegetables, Alfredo pasta dishes, brie, and cheesecake

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Margaritaville

Musical Inspiration:

"Margaritaville" by Jimmy Buffet

A semi-sweet mead made with mesquite honey, lime juice, and a touch of salt, and aged in tequila barrels. 13% ABV

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Pairings:

Tacos, grilled fish, shrimp, chips and salsa.

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Lavender Hill

Musical Inspiration:

"Lavender Hill" by The Kinks

A semi-sweet metheglin made with Appalachian wildflower honey, local lavender and vanilla.

12.5% ABV

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Pairings:

Roasted chicken or pork, German sausages, salad, or lemon meringue pie.

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Virginia Tonight

Musical Inspiration:

"Virginia Moon" by Foo Fighters and Norah Jones

A semi-sweet traditional mead made with Virginia wildflower and Appalachian wildflower honeys and aged in bourbon barrels.

12% ABV

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Pairings:

Virginia country ham, Asian BBQ, pan-seared seafood, pizza, and aged cheddars

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Heart of Gold 

Musical Inspiration:

"Heart of Gold" by Neil Young

A semi-sweet traditional mead made Alfalfa blossom honey. 

13% ABV

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Pairings:

Aged cheeses, salted meats, nuts, pasta with mushrooms and cream sauce

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Shining Avostar

Musical Inspiration:

"Shining Star" by Earth, Wind and Fire

A semi-sweet traditional mead made with avocado blossom and star thistle honeys, then aged in Copper Fox distillery rye whiskey barrels. 14% ABV

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Pairings:

Chicken and apple sausages, steak dinner, sweet and smokey BBQ

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Lullaby

Musical Inspiration:

"Lullaby" by Billy Joel

A semi-sweet metheglin made with chamomile, peppermint, lemon balm, roses and alfalfa blossom honey.

13.5% ABV

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Pairings:

Pecan-pear salad, pulled pork, and baked apple pie.

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Strawberry Shortcake

Musical Inspiration:

"Strawberry Swing" covered by

Vitamin String Quartet

A sweet melomel made with alfalfa honey, strawberries and vanilla, and sweetened with meadowfoam honey. 14% ABV

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Pairings:

Cheesecake, chocolate covered strawberries, dark chocolate, lemon cake or swiss cheese. 

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Kiss from a Rose

Musical Inspiration:

"Kiss from a Rose" by Seal

A semi-sweet rhodomel made with alfalfa honey and rose petals and sweetened with raspberry blossom honey. 13% ABV

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Pairings:

Spring salad, charcuterie, or lemon bundt cake. 

I'm Yours

Musical Inspiration:

"Signed, Sealed, Delivered" by Stevie Wonder

A semi-sweet melomel made with Appalachian wildflower honey, raspberries, and vanilla. 14% ABV

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Pairings:

Chocolate desserts, raspberry and lemon desserts, spring green and berry salad with vinaigrette. 

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Terres Brûlées

Musical Inspiration:

"Ne Me Quitte Pas" by Nina Simone

A semi-sweet bochet made with caramelized clover honey, vanilla and cloves. 14% ABV

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Pairings:

Pork tenderloin, steak fajitas, grilled fish, bacon-wrapped asparagus, sweet potatoes, aged-cheddar, and dark chocolate. 

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Cinnamon Tree

Musical Inspiration:

"Cinnamon Tree" by Esperanza Spalding

Semi-sweet metheglin-capsumel hybrid made with alfalfa blossom honey, chili peppers, and cinnamon. 13% ABV

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Pairings:

Curry, dark chocolate, flourless chocolate cake, pasta, vanilla ice cream with caramel drizzle. Mix into hot chocolate for the perfect winter drink. 

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Scarborough Fair

Musical Inspiration:

"Scarborough Fair" by Simon and Garfunkel

A dry metheglin mead made with star thistle honey, green tea, rosemary and thyme, and aged with French oak chips. 13% ABV

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Pairings:

Roasted lamb, grilled salmon or rainbow trout, potatoes, and tomato-based pasta dishes

Ginger Me Slowly

Musical Inspiration:

"Ginger Me Slowly" by Somi

A semi-sweet metheglin made with avocado blossom honey and fresh ginger.

11% ABV

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Pairings:

Sushi, teriyaki chicken, and Asian barbecue

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Bourbon St. Blues

Musical Inspiration:

"Bourbon St. Blues" by Louis Prima

A semi-sweet melomel made with blueberry blossom honey and blueberries, aged in Ironclad Distillery bourbon barrels. 13.5% ABV

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Pairings:

Pepper steak, aged cheeses, toasted nuts, or American classics like hamburgers with caramelized onions.

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Black Velvet

Musical Inspiration:

"Black Velvet" by Alannah Myles

A semi-sweet melomel made with a blend of star thistle and Appalachian wildflower honey and black currants.

13% ABV

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Pairings:

Steak and potatoes, roasted poultry, Italian cuisine, or dark chocolate

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Dream by the Fire

Musical Inspiration:

"Winter Wonderland" by Felix Bernard

An off-dry cyser made with a three honey blend and fresh-pressed Virginia apple cider, flavored with apple pie spices, and aged in French oak barrels.

12.5% ABV

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Pairings:

Honey coat cured turkey, gouda cheese, dried apples, roasted hazelnuts, dark chocolate and ginger cookies, apple cider doughnuts

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Strawberry Swing

Musical Inspiration:

"Strawberry Swing" by Coldplay

A sweet melomel made with smooth alfalfa honey and luscious strawberries. 12.5% ABV

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Pairings:

Cheesecake, chocolate covered strawberries, lemon bars, and poundcake. Mix with a dry champagne to make a delicious mead-mosa.

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All Blues

Musical Inspiration:

"All Blues" by Miles Davis

A semi-sweet melomel made with blueberry blossom honey and blueberries then aged with French oak. 12.5% ABV

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Pairings:

Peppered steak, asiago and romano cheeses, blueberry desserts, and creme brûlée.

Raspberry Passion

Musical Inspiration:

"Raspberry Jam" by Joe Satriani

A semi-sweet melomel made with Appalachian wildflower honey, raspberries and passion fruit. 13% ABV

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Pairings:

Lemon cake, chocolate mousse, and vanilla ice cream. Mix with lemonade for a refreshing summer cocktail.

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