Dwarf Invasion

Mead With Cherry and Hops.

Essential Elements - Wildflower honey, balaton cherry juice, & Styrian Golding hops.

Appearance - Deep, cool, ruby red. Clear & bright with a quickly dissipating, bubbly head.

Aroma - Rich cherry, subtle, earthy honey and mild tartness and subtle honey notes.

Experience - Lambic-inspired. Ripe cherry up front balanced by a mild tartness and subtle honey notes. Slightly tannic, medium body. Finish is sweet with a slight residual bitterness from the earthy, herbal hops.

Type: Mead

Alcohol: 6%

Package: 500 ml bottles, 1/6 barrel kegs

Taproom Price: In Bottle , On Tap

Food Pairings:

Gruyere, cheddar, blue and sweet cheeses with crostini, duck with cherries, roasted chicken, fennel potatoes, asparagus frittata, Belgian waffles.

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