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8750 West Coast Road, Sooke
Tel: 250.642.1956

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Mead Melonade  The ginger adds a spicy kick to the sweetness of the honey and melon in this easy-drinking cocktail.

Ingredients
1½ oz. honeydew melon juice
2 oz. Tugwell Creek Solstice Metheglin mead
2 tsp. lime juice (roughly ½ lime)
1 T honey-ginger syrup (recipe below)

Instructions
Peel melon and remove seeds. Chop melon in medium pieces and blend on high for 2 minutes. Place in a fine mesh strainer without pushing pulp through, allowing melon to drain on its own (may take 5 to 10 minutes). Reserve juice. Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Strain into a classic martini glass. Garnish with a melon ball and mint leaf.

Honey-Ginger Syrup.  Yield: 4 sevings
½ cup Tugwell Creek wildflower honey
½ cup water2 oz. fresh ginger, peeled and smashed
Combine ingredients, place in a small saucepan, and bring to a quick boil. Remove from heat and allow ginger to steep for 15 to 20 minutes. Strain and reserve syrup.

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Sherwood Harvest.  A sweet, seasonal take on a meadjito; perfect for crisp autumn harvest celebrations.

Ingredients
10 fresh mint leaves
4 ounces Tugwell Creek Mad Marion Mead
1 ounce apple juice
1 cup ice cubes
Club soda

Instructions
Place mint leaves and apple juice into a tall highball glass. Use a muddler to crush the mint.  Do not strain. Fill the glass almost to the top with ice. Pour the Tugwell Creek Mad Marion mead over the ice, and fill the remainder of the glass with club soda. Garnish with mint sprig.

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Meadjito.  A sassy, summery mojito cocktail made with Tugwell Creek Kilt Twister mead!

Ingredients
10 fresh mint leaves
1/2 lime, cut into 4 wedges
2 tablespoons white sugar, or to taste
1 cup ice cubes
2 ounces Tugwell Creek Kilt Twister Mead
1/2 cup club soda

Instructions
Place mint leaves and 1 lime wedge into a tall highball glass. Use a muddler to crush the mint and lime to release the mint oils and lime juice. Add 2 more lime wedges and the sugar, and muddle again to release the lime juice. Do not strain. Fill the glass almost to the top with ice. Pour the Tugwell Creek Kilt Twister mead over the ice, and fill the glass with carbonated water. Stir, taste, and add more sugar if desired. Garnish with the remaining lime wedge.

Location & Hours
Tugwell Creek Honey Farm & Meadery
8750 West Coast Road Sooke, BC V9Z 1H2
Tel: (250) 642-1956
Email: [email protected]

Tasting Room Hours of Operation
Wednesday to Sunday 12-5pm starting May 2nd.
May to September 12-5pm Wednesday through Sunday
October to April 12-5pm Saturday and Sunday
*closed January and all civic holidays.

Trade Contact
Regional Agent Lower Mainland, Whistler & Sunshine Coast
Richard Massey: [email protected]
Tel: 604-454-4046