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Styles of Mead

Styles of Mead

Mead spans both geography, time and culture. It would be difficult to define every category in one place. In fact the best attempt we’ve come across is the mead wikipedia article. The article defines many mead variants found around the world. For our purposes and because we understand something better when it is framed in a known context, we’ll define styles based on alcohol categories most people are familiar with.  
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Characteristics of Mead

Characteristics of Mead

The identity of mead can be defined generally by eight features. Any of these topics could form an article in itself so here is a general overview of each element.
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History Of Mead

History Of Mead

In this part of the world it is not uncommon for the word mead to conjure up in the mind images of nordic folklore. One can imagine burly warriors in a mead-place or mead-hall merry making with a king. Imagery that surely has been reinforced in popular stories of our time. 
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What is Mead?

What is Mead?

This is not an easy question.  It is akin to asking what is beer?  The technical answer of course is simple and by now relatively profuse on the web or defined in many well written books.  
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Top Three Mead Questions

Top Three Mead Questions

We answer what is mead? Classified as a honey wine in Ontario, our meadmaker discusses the three most common discussions about this new beverage.
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October Mead Release

October Mead Release

Vincent chats about the first meads we are releasing.
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