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Maine Mead Works

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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51 Washington Ave, Portland, ME 04101-2617
+1 207-773-6323
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A lovely way to sample something old, newly offered. I am now a bee meade advocate. Skeptical at first, I tried it, and now love it.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank DaisyDiva07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a cute little tasting room where you can taste a few or all of the varieties of mead made in Portland, ME. They have several varieties as also sell local honey products. Was a pleasant tasting and even allow you to bring in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lovealwayslisa8
Reviewed May 22, 2019

Service was incredible. Wish I remembered the man's name but I saw him twice during my one day visit to Portland. Very knowledgeable, honest, and friendly. The mead here is very tasty and they have a few different options, one made with blueberries from Maine...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank mkondor8
Reviewed February 25, 2019

I had never tried mead before, but walked out after buying two bottles of it! We did the tasting menu, which was 4 meads and the bartender talked about how each is made. It was well priced, a cute place, and delicious mead. It's a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 535elyseb
Reviewed February 19, 2019

Had never had mead before. I was impressed with how to make it, what it tastes like, and the overall operation of the distillery.

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

We do a lot of traveling and wine tasting and have never tried mead. It was a unique experience. We both prefer more of a desert wine but these was so different we had to buy 3 of the 4 packs. The lavender lemonade and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Xraykittykat
Reviewed November 6, 2018

With all the breweries and distilleries, take a moment to try something new. We visited the Maine Mead Works on a rainy day to Portland. The staff was knowledgeable and helpful with the tastings. We chose the flight to try 4 different options. Loved them...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 4reuks
Reviewed August 1, 2018

We make homemade wine, and wanted to try to make mead, so decided to stop here. We got a short tour of the mead-making facilities and the guide gave us a few tips. Then we sampled the mead and it was fabulous. They have such...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robin L
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Mead is apparently like wine except made from honey instead of grapes. Still had similar alcohol content. Tried 4 of their Meads and they were pretty good (I still prefer wine). Service was a little slow but okay. There is very little parking here so...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ClButch2014
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Honeymaker Mead stands out in a city filled with breweries. We did a mead tasting flight which includes interesting blends using wildflower honey and herbs like lavender or fruits like apple. Very unique experience and can purchase bottles to take home. Only reason for giving...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Crystal A
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