A mead with mango and black pepper.

Kill all the Golfers

A mead with black tea and lemon juice added.

Zombies Take Manhattan

Apple honey wine with cherry added and aged in rye whiskey barrels

Orange Blossom

Orange Blossom Honey Mead

Grapes Gone Wild

Michigan wildflower and Michigan-grown Concord grapes and wild grapes

Tuco-Style Freakout

Orange blossom honey, agave nectar, lime juice and lime zest.

Cherry Amburana

A mead with orange blossom honey, Michigan balaton cherry and flavored with Amburana wood chips from Brazil and Mulato peppers.

Spiced Date Melomel

Orange blossom honey, date syrup, Muscovado sugar blended with cinnamon, Aleppo pepper and vanilla beans.

Dragons Are Real

Cherry chipotle mead aged in New Holland Brewing - Dragon's Milk barrels with cacao nibs.

Dwarf Invasion

Mead With Balaton Cherry and Hops.

Devil's Juice

Honey Pineapple Wine with Chili Peppers and Smoked Pineapples.

Episode 13

Orange blossom and buckwheat honey aged in Bourbon Barrels.

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  • What's behind the curtain, you ask? You'll have to come visit our taproom and NOT find out because it's a secret! We're open at 5. Check out for our up-to-the-minute tap list.