Our mead maker has always loved eating cherries and has earned medals with his creations, but when he started using Rainier Cherries from Mt. Rainier, it was like the flood gates opened and all the cherry flavor came raining in like a deluge. This seasonal release is made from raw local honey and
Mt. Rainier Cherries.
Before the gold lottery in Dahlonega, GA, miners were working in the same stream or small branch, when several got into a dispute over the possession of the mine, which ended in a fight and a number of men were seriously wounded. That became known as the Battle Branch Mine.
We did not set to make a barrel aged mead that people would fight over, but many are jockeying for position. Made with GA honey, raspberries, cherries, blackberries and a good dose of cocoa nibs and a little vanilla bean, we then slammed all this into a couple of chocolate rye whiskey barrels and let it sit for over 8 months.
At 16.5% it is sure to get you talking about possessing a glass or two of this delicious mead
2018 Gold Medal Winner, Georgia Trustees Wine Challenge. The Fig is one of the first plants that was cultivated by humans and was a common food source for the Romans.
Mead Maker, Blair Housley, has been growing Figs for years. Figs was one of the first fruits that he used to make Mead and has won many awards across the country. This Fig drinks like a nice port, pair with lamb or hearty steak.
If you think you can find a better tasting fig mead, you can't. You might as well FIGettaboudt.
Made with love, Georgia Honey, Figs and pure Dahlonega, Georgia Mountain Water.
Honey blend, Aroma and Tasting notes include: Fresh strawberry aroma, refreshing, rhubarb tart sweet flavor, light acidity with a touch of residual sweetness and tartness. 12 oz can, 6.5% ABV. Serve chilled