Monday, March 16, 2009

Psenkova Acerglyn - Michigan maple syrup and Michigan Wildflower honey Acerglyn.

Acerglyn - by Psenkova
- a maple or related tree, with five-lobed leaves.
glyn -
refers to it's mead roots. Mead is a fermented beverage made from
honey, water and yeast.
Psenkova Acerglyn - Michigan maple syrup and Michigan Wildflower honey Acerglyn.

A collaboration between Psenkova and B. Nektar Urban Meadery.

Pitch Date: October 15th 2008
50/50 honey and maple syrup
Aged on Medium Toast New Hungarian Oak on 11/3/08 racked off oak 12/30/2008
3/16/2009 Racked and back sweetened with Grade A Amber Organic Michigan Maple Syrup.
Net yield:
Estimated bottle date: late March 2009, extremely limited release thereafter in 2009.
Bottled in 375ml Bellissima Antique green bottles.

Friday, March 13, 2009

a posse ad esse - 1st Release Psenkova Brand Cherry Mead

Psenkova Cherry Mead Released in Michigan

Over two years in its development, hand-crafted in small batches by world-class winemaker Shawn Walters using only honey from a small Leelanau County beekeeper and cherries from the Leelanau Fruit Company. Psenkova Cherry Mead is flush with subtle brilliance.

Where one can find Psenkova Cherry Mead in Michigan:

Psenkova Cherry Mead is currently served at:

Slow's Bar BQ

Michael Symon’s Roast in Downtown Detroit.

Southeast Michigan:

Champagnes - Warren
Cost Plus Eastern Market Wine Shop – Detroit

Doug’s Party Time – Royal Oak

G & S Market – Royal Oak

Holiday Market – Royal Oak
Merchants Fine Wine - Dearborn
Oxford Wine Shoppe – Oxford Michigan
Papa Joe’s – Birmingham

Rainbow Liquor and Wine - Ferndale
Red Wagon Wine Shoppe - Troy

Simply Wine - Birmingham
Western Market – Ferndale

Westborne Market - Royal Oak

Royal Liqour - Royal Oak

Red Wagon Wine Shoppe - Rochester


Liquor Express - Bridgeport

Ideal Party Store - Bay City
Eastman Party Store - Midland
Pinconning Cheese Shop - Pinconning
Opperman’s Cork and Ale – Saginaw

Northern Michigan:
Michigan Traders - Cedar

Silver Tree - Traverse City
The Cherry Stop - Traverse City
Cedar City Market - Cedar
Barrels and Barrels – Suttons Bay
Bayside Market – Traverse City
Blue Goat – Traverse City

Cherry Stop – Traverse City
Silvertree Deli - Suttons Bay

Martha's Restaurant - Suttons Bay
Michigan Peddler - Suttons Bay
Hansen's Market - Suttons Bay
Omena Party Store - Omena

Scotts - Northport

Jack's Market - Traverse City
Leland Mercantile - Leland

The Cheese Shanty - Leland

Deering's Market - Empire

NJ's Market - Lake Leelanau

The Beverage Company - Traverse City

The Fort at Ponshewaing - Alanson

*This list is by no means complete, if you know someplace that should be added please let us know.

Psenkova Brand Meads are available from the Sleeping Bear Trading Company