Tagged: mead

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Plum | Pips Meadery

A few years ago (I can’t remember how far back, thanks pandemic) I was in Madison, Wisconsin for the Great Taste of the Midwest. The day before the main event on Saturday – Great Taste Eve – always starts at...

Red Currant Mead | Tree Hive

Mead has had a resurgence over the last five or so years. With Schramm’s leading the way, new meaderies pop up with a fair amount of regularity. Chicago has a handful of meaderies, including Second City and Wild Blossom. But now meaderies seem to be coming to more rural areas. While the Champaign-Urbana area has three breweries, there hasn’t been a meadery until now. Tree Hive recently started releasing their meads in the area from their Rantoul, Illinois home, including the Red Currant mead.

Episode 183 – Transient Artisan Ales

It’s been a year and some months since Chris Betts made Transient Artisan Ales not-so transient by opening up a brewery and taproom in Bridgman, Michigan. We take the short jaunt around the tip of Lake Michigan to catch up...