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Maine Mead Works

51 Washington Ave, Portland, ME 04101-2617
+1 207-773-6323
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51 Washington Ave, Portland, ME 04101-2617
+1 207-773-6323
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a beekeeper and a mead-maker... I'm also pretty picky about meads -- some of them are too cloyingly sweet, yet dry meads are often astoundingly bad. In general, I think meads are best in the range of semi-sweet to semi-dry, and that's a...More

Thank mediaguru
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

So friendly and welcoming. Tried all the very lovely meads and sparkles available. Have always loved the lavender lemon mead. Worth the stop. And right next to a BUNCH of distilleries and breweries!

Thank Maggie T
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

First time testing this type of wine and it's pretty good. My daughter lives in the area and she recommended that we try to out for a change. We had 7 different types of wine to try. Liked about half of them which is not...More

Thank nancy2010
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We had a larger party and had a great experience at Maine Mead Works. They are expanding and had a larger table for us! The bartender was very helpful in discussing the mead and other things for us to do while in the area.

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We were fortunate to meet the owners in July 2016 when we stopped by. Started talking about mead, and they told us how they started, and gave a tour of the facility. Really good mead, smooth drinking and no sedimentation. Wonderful folks who really know...More

Thank YooperRiverRat
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Really knowledgeable bar tender about local beverage products, bees and honey. The sampling is terrific value for $7 and we tasted many meads, mainly dry not sweet at all. Nice space, nice experience. Did you know city bees make more honey than country bees?

Thank CS1Portland
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Took a group of friends from out of town here during a self-guided spirits tour of Portland. A tasting was around $7 per person (if I remember correctly) but was well worth it. Their product is top notch and well worth a visit.

Thank Nicholas D
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Stopped by here doing a little walking tour of the area. We did the tasting of seven different meads, all were good, we were not real familiar with mead so this was a nice introduction. The building will be fun to watch as a brewery...More

Thank RKAustin
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stopped by an hour before they were closing for the tastings, $7 for 7 different meade flavors. They all started to taste alike- there was not cracker, water or palate cleanser. Our hostess was clearly in a rush and even turned customers away that...More

Thank Earlady
Reviewed 13 August 2016

My daughter and I decided to stop by and tried the Mead Flight for $7. Their product is very cool and tasty plus it is wonderful to try something that can taste so different. It gave a refreshing spin on things. They are smart and...More

Thank alphamom
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