9–20 Tonight on Gotmead Live at 9PM ET, we’re bringing back Sergio, and we’re going to turn him and Kevin loose on session meads.

If you’ve been around mead (or have been listening to GML for a while), you’ll know that Sergio is owner of Melovino Meadery in Vauxhall, NJ. Sergio just celebrated five years open, and in the last two years, he’s been rapidly expanding his meadery’s offerings with his Mead Bar, where they serve an ever-changing variety of session meads, generally in small batches.

The meads have been wildly popular, and you’ve got to move fast if you want to try them, they sell out fast. The meads range all over the spectrum, from bold fruity to tea to peppers to spices. And some of the mixtures are pretty imaginative.

At first, these meads were only available at the Mead Bar (much to the frustration of those of us not in NJ), but as COVID picked up, Sergio put in a canning line, and started canning the meads. And now they’re going like hotcakes, all over the country.

And we’ll have Kevin Meintsma back again as a guest host. Kevin is a dedicated mead maker, and his favorites are sessions. And he’s pretty darn good at it. I’ve had the opportunity to try some of his meads, and they were all excellent.

So we’re going to talk *more* on sessions. Since it’s a hot topic both for home and commercial mead makers, and as a mead making approach seems to be approaching one of the most popular styles, we’re going to dig further into it.

Come on in and have a listen!

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Coming up:
  • September 15 – Florida Mead – Brian Wing, Cody Lenz and Joe Leigh
  • September 22 – Keith Seiz and Alison Wuebbels, National Honey Board
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