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Our Meads

Granny's Jam

Musical Inspiration:

"Grandma's Hands" by Bill Withers

A sweet melomel made with alfalfa honey, strawberries, and rhubarb.

13% ABV

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Pairings:

Almond tart, vanilla ice cream, pork, or grilled chicken. 

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Smoke on the Pineapple

Musical Inspiration:

"Smoke on the Water" by Deep Purple

A semi-sweet melomel made with Appalachian wildflower honey, pineapples, and lapsang souchong tea. 13% ABV

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Pairings:

Grilled meats, BBQ, Hawaiian pizza. 

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Devil In Disguise

Musical Inspiration:

"Devil in Disguise" by Elvis Presley

A semi-sweet melomel made with Appalachian wildflower honey, tart cherries, pink peppercorn, and aged in whiskey barrels. 12% ABV

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Pairings:

Chocolate desserts, arugula based salad with balsamic dressing, or goat cheese. 

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Sweet Escape

Musical Inspiration:

"Escape" by Rupert Holmes

A semi-sweet melomel made with orange blossom honey, pineapple, and coconut.  13% ABV

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Pairings:

Pork tenderloin marinated in sweet chili sauce, coconut shrimp, coconut curry, or angel food cake

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Peppermint Twist

Musical Inspiration:

"Peppermint Twist" by Joey Dee and the Starlighters

A sweet metheglin with Appalachian wildflower honey, peppermint, cocoa and a hint of vanilla. 13.5% ABV

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Pairings:

Brownies, frozen yogurt, white chocolate peppermint bark.

Bye Bye Miss Pyment

Musical Inspiration:

"American Pie" by Don McLean

A semi-sweet pyment made with Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc grapes, orange blossom honey, and clover honey. 13.5% ABV

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Pairings:

Goat cheese on pita chips, chimichurri chicken, grilled asparagus, or pesto pasta.

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All That Glitters

Musical Inspiration:

"All Star" by Smash Mouth

A semi-sweet traditional mead made with our local Peninsula Gold wildflower honey. 13.5% ABV

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Pairings:

Arugula and orange salad, aged parmesan cheese and Calabrian salami, or a pear-vanilla tart.

That's A S'more

Musical Inspiration:

"That's Amore" by Dean Martin

A sweet metheglin made with alfalfa honey, roasted cocoa nibs, and sweetened with caramelized Virginia wildflower honey and meadowfoam honey. 14% ABV

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Pairings:

Vanilla ice cream, chocolates, or angel food cake. 

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Strawberry Shortcake

Musical Inspiration:

"Strawberry Swing" 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:

Chocolate covered strawberries, and strawberry desserts, cheesecake. 

Lavender Hill

Musical Inspiration:

"Lavender Hill" by The Kinks

A semi-sweet metheglin made with Appalachian wildflower honey, local lavender, vanilla, and sweetened with meadowfoam honey. 13% ABV

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Pairings:

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

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Lemon Song

Musical Inspiration:

"Lemon Song" by Led Zeppelin

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

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Pairings:

Bruschetta, smoked salmon tartine, or a cheese plate. Or enjoy as an aperitif!

Margaritaville

Musical Inspiration:

"Margaritaville" by Jimmy Buffet

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

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Pairings:

Chips and salsa, grilled shrimp, fish tacos, chicken fajitas.

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Eye of the Cyser

Musical Inspiration:

"Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor

A semi-sweet cyser made with Virginia apple cider, wildflower honey, and aged in American oak barrels. 14.2% ABV

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Pairings:

Fried oysters, smoked gouda, warm cake doughnuts.

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Today is the Greatest

Musical Inspiration:

"Today" by Smashing Pumpkins

A semi-sweet metheglin made with Appalachian and Virginia wildflower honeys, pumpkin pie spices, and aged in bourbon barrels. 12.5%

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Pairings:

Roasted poultry, pumpkin pie, pecan pie, and blackberry cobbler. 

Zenyatta

Musical Inspiration:

"Zenyatta Mondatta" by The Police

A semi-sweet cyser made with Virginia wildflower honey, Virginia apple cider, jasmine blossoms, and plums. 14% ABV

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Pairings:

Asian cuisine, lamb, or smoked salmon. Alternatively, enjoy as an after dinner sipper. 

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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

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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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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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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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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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

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

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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