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2017 Cyser

MI - Lake Michigan Shore
$19.00 / 750ml
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  • Alcohol 14.00%
The crisp in the apples with a crisp in the air to match, unpasteurized, fresh-squeezed apple cider is pitched with honey, the natural apple yeasts allowed to spread like wildfyre to ferment this golden Cyser into a natural, earthy deliciousness. Here’s an idea to mull over… warm it and stir it with a cinnamon stick. Enjoy the Fall and Winter with Black Dragon Cyser. With the year you’ve had, you deserve it!

Traditional semi-sweet drinking mead made from the nectar of Michigan’s light amber honeys and pure Michigan apple cider! Cyser is an Olde English word for “cider”, but today is associated with mead culture, defining the mead as seasoned with apple. Pairs with pork, fish, poultry, cheese, wylde game, and good company.

Mead is honey wine, the most ancient of drynks, common to all cultures of the Olde World. Mead culture stretched from India in the East to the British Isles in the West. Today, Mead is our inheritance from the Ancient Greeks and Romans, the stuff driving legends, Viking battles, Beowulf’s Quest, Briseis’ Romance, and Royal Courts; the very Nectar of the gods.

MeadMaster Pete Wylde makes Mead as the ancients did, unfiltered and with real fruit. Bees make honey the same since the dawn of time. What you hold in your hands is your connection to our ancient forebears.

The tradition of giving a nuptial couple a lunar-month’s supply of Mead to ensure a “fruitful” union came to be known as the “Honeymoon”.

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Produced and bottled by:
Black Dragon Meadery
Benton Harbor, MI
“Return to the Olde Ways”

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