Mead-makers have begun to age more of their creations inside oak, opening up a whole new world of flavor possibilities for brewers.
What brought me from ignorance to appreciation?
Thanks to the efforts of several enterprising meadmakers—and some really, really tasty product—mead’s moment may have finally, at long last, arrived.
Guess which alcoholic beverage is the fastest growing in the country, boasting a huge 150 percent leap last year? Not craft beer. Not small-batch whiskey. Not cider.
Could this be the year that mead finally makes its big comeback?
Mead’s primary ingredient, honey, reflects a bee’s appetite, and imparts a true sense of terroir.