November 6, 2019
Looking for a little something different? Want a beverage that feels a little festive this holiday season? Fallentimber Meadery has some extra special offerings that will have you relishing this refreshing honey beverage!
Fallentimber makes several styles of mead, or honey wine, as well as mead beverages.
"We have a still traditional mead and we have a sparkling mead. The still meads are a little bit more like wine and the sparkling mead is a little bit more like cider or beer,” explains Fallentimber’s Dan Molyneux.
The company also makes a Meadjito, a take on a classic Cuban mojito, and a Honey Buck, a spirited honey-lemon-ginger concoction, and a berry-infused Saskatoon Mead. Mr. Pink is a refreshing and fruity honey-apple-raspberry concoction, and there’s also a Hopped Mead and a beverage called Pyment.
"Pyment is a cross between mead and wine. Every year we go out to the Naramata Bench and bring home whatever grapes we really like or feel would work well, and we ferment them with our honey to emulate basically, a north eastern Italian wine-making style called recioto which is very much—if you’ve never had it—like a ruby port.”
Molyneux says Fallentimber meads are perfect around the holidays because of their diversity.
“Whether it be pretending you're somewhere warm with a Meadjito in hand or curling up by a fire with a glass of Pyment, we've got you covered.”
Fallentimber launched new 4-pack cans of several of its most popular beverages. Find Fallentimber Meadjito, Honey Buck, Hopped Mead, Mr. Pink, and a new Fallentimber Variety 4-pack that has one of each of these mead beverages—the perfect way to try each of these different unique and local drinks.
“The Variety Pack was put together so that people could experience all of our sparkling products in one shot. We want our customers to be able to share their experience of Fallentimber with friends over the holidays. If that’s opening a Variety Pack with guests, or bringing to a gathering to share, we want it to be as accessible as possible for their enjoyment!”
Fallentimber is a family business that produces its mead drinks from its property about an hour northwest of Calgary, and about 15 kilometres from the town of Water Valley. The family keeps about 400 colonies of bees. Each colony houses somewhere around 60,000 bees, meaning the Fallentimber folks have about 24 million tiny winged workers, at your service making delicious honey, that is then made into tasty mead.
Find Fallentimber Meadery beverages at your local Co-op Wine Spirits Beer store.
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