Tuesday, October 04, 2011
Café Amsterdam and Celestial Meads
Sunday October 16, 2011
Welcome to our “Comfort Food” Mead Dinner
Celestial Mead "Comfort Food" Dinner
Traditional dry mead, with spicy, fruity character of tupelo honey. 10% ABV
Assorted cheeses, fruits, breads and crackers
Semi-sweet melomel with orange blossom honey and pears. Flavors of citrus and perfumy pear. 13.5% ABV
Chicken and dumplings. (need I say more?)
Semi-sweet white pyment with sauvignon and Semillon grapes. Two different yeasts were used to ferment.
Aged on French oak for one year. Complex fruity mead balanced by the acidity of fruits. 14% ABV
Shrimp Louie with King’s mix lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, crumbled egg, lemon wedge. Topped with a seasoned dressing.
Full bodied pyment with Zinfandel grapes and complemented by blackberry blossom honey.
Aged on oak for a buttery complexity. 14%
Macaroni and cheese on a bed of alder smoked pork loin
Served with seasonal vegetables
Semi-sweet cyser with tart cherries. A little stronger than a cider, and a little lighter than most meads.
Apples and cherries adds a complexity which is softened by the honey. 9.5% ABV
New England style apple pie with melting New York White Cheddar Cheese
The Pollinator I
The first in a series. 17% ABV