somm series syrah mead from bluewood brewing istock

Drink this award-winning mead-wine mash-up at Bluewood Brewing in St. Louis

For Bluewood Brewing’s Somm Series, advanced sommelier Alisha Blackwell-Calvert (Cinder House) and Bluewood mead maker Scott Kurtz collaborated on a series of pyments, a style of mead that includes grape juice in the fermentation process. Their Somm Series Syrah, with notes of vanilla, creme brulee and blackberry compote, has received gold medals at the prestigious Mazer Cup international mead competition as well as the National Honey Board’s Mead Crafters Competition. To try it, visit Bluewood’s tasting room, where it’s currently available by pour only.

Bluewood Brewing, 1821 Cherokee St., St. Louis, 314.261.4079,

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