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No Longer in Beer’s Shadow, Honey-Based Mead Is Making a Sweet Comeback

The Darkest Timeline is made with orange blossom honey, fresh black currant, blackberry and raspberry. Green Bench Mead & Cider
For the next several weeks, WUSF News and The Zest podcast are collaborating on a special reporting project on honey bees.
Mead, an alcoholic beverage made from fermented honey, is growing in popularity because of things like craft beer, Harry Potter books and the Games of Thrones craze.
Brian Wing of St. Petersburg’s Green Bench Mead & Cider says the brewery’s small-batch mead is the most “local” thing you can drink, made with honey from Green Bench’s rooftop beehives.

You can find more of our honey bee stories and photos at wusf.org/honeybees.

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