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Silver Hand Meadery

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At Silver Hand Meadery we create exceptional mead and unique experiences so that our guests can savor what is good together. We offer both mead and honey tastings. There is something for the whole family to enjoy! Hope to see you soon! -Glenn...more
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224 Monticello Ave, Williamsburg, VA 23185-6430
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great little place. We enjoyed the honey tasting as well as the mead.it was very fun and informative, the staff was very friendly. Would go a again.

Thank kdewey98
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped on a recommendation from Williamsburg Winery. It was not our cup of tea. Of the 4 of us, only 1 liked most of them The coffee flavored was terrible. My wife only liked the whipped honey. The server was friendly and knowledgeable. I...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2018

We stopped here to do a mead tasting and a honey tasting. The host was amazing, giving us lots of information about where the honey was coming from and the flowers the bees were getting their pollen from. I ended up buying a lot of...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2018

This was a very fun and fairly quick experience. We got coupons for the honey tasting on groupon and it was about $4 a piece. They took us to a small room and let us taste about 8-9 different honeys from around North America. some...More

Thank K B
Glenn L, Owner at Silver Hand Meadery, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

We are sorry to hear about the tip confusion but we are glad to hear that you enjoyed the rest of your experience. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed July 29, 2018

The first time I went in, I was in a hurry. The sales associate started by asking if I had tried mead before. "Yes," I said, "I want the sweetest one you have that still tastes like honey." They had it, and it was lovely....More

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Glenn L, Owner at Silver Hand Meadery, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

We are so happy you were able to find something you like! We will have more sweet meads coming out throughout the year, make sure to stop in again soon!

Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in on a rainy day. The honey tasting was fabulous! Very informative and tasty! We did not enjoy the mead as much - but definitely recommend the honey!

Thank egerber
Glenn L, Owner at Silver Hand Meadery, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2018

We are so glad that you enjoyed your honey tasting! Thank you for the kind words and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed July 13, 2018

I'm a local and I think this is one of the best kept secrets in Williamsburg. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful. They are always introducing new meads, seasonal meads, and new items to try. You can do a honey or a mead tasting,...More

Thank Mere2006
Glenn L, Owner at Silver Hand Meadery, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words! We are so happy that you continue to enjoy our store. We hope to see you for the unveiling of our Coffee Cantata mead in September!

Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Stumbled on this little gem by accident and glad we did! It’s a honey and wine made out of honey shop. They offered a honey and wine tasting which of course we did! I never realized there was such a different taste in honeys but...More

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Glenn L, Owner at Silver Hand Meadery, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

Thank you for the kind words! We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your time at Silver Hand and that you could try all the honey! Come again soon!

Reviewed June 19, 2018

We had a family group of 5 people and walked right into Silver Hand Meadery. They took us right in an gave us an amazing tour and description of all the Meads!...for NOTHING! We loved all the honeys and candles as well and bought a...More

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Glenn L, Owner at Silver Hand Meadery, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

We are so thrilled that you and your family enjoyed your time with us! Thank you for your kind words and we hope to see you all again soon!

Reviewed June 3, 2018

This is a great place to not only sample but also purchase mead. They also have honey for sell here and you can sample it too

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Glenn L, Owner at Silver Hand Meadery, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

We are glad that you enjoyed our mead here at Silver Hand. We have even more kinds of mead coming very soon. We hope to see you again!

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