Summers are for Mead Spritzers: A Scandifuturist Cocktail Manifesto

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Summers are for Mead Spritzers: A Scandifuturist Cocktail Manifesto

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They are! What are your experiences with mead in mixed drinks?
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"Only in the bizarro Scandinavian pilsner tyrrany is mead considered an inferior product." I quite agree. Although I wouldn't feel comfortable adding spritzer to mead. A good ale perhaps as to mix your own neoprotean braggot.

Mead is quite delicious on it's own. Lightly chilled for summer consumption, served from a pitcher or a carafe that has one of those ice pouches. I like the idea of adding a dash of bitters to the glass too.
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Had to go with what was on hand.

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A dry cyser. Floral and tart with a nice honey finish.

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No lemons but I had a lime White Claw hard seltzer adding about 5% ABV to the mix.

I gotta say it would be refreshing on a hot summer day like today. Oh shit. It is refreshing on a hot summer day like today.
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Oh Patchy, I`d pour that on my burning bald head right now!


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Patchez wrote:
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:48 am
Had to go with what was on hand.

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A dry cyser. Floral and tart with a nice honey finish.

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No lemons but I had a lime White Claw hard seltzer adding about 5% ABV to the mix.

I gotta say it would be refreshing on a hot summer day like today. Oh shit. It is refreshing on a hot summer day like today.
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The bitters on the left look like something grandma used for headaches
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