Delicious Bos Mead gift boxes will be available for your holiday gifting ease. Get mead and merch attractively packaged in one box. All you have to do is add the bow.
The “Mead Made Metal” box includes two 500 ml bottles of Hammer Smashed Cherry session mead, a Hammer Smashed Cherry t-shirt and a goblet – $40. Prefer the long sleeve shirt? – $45
The “Field to Glass” box includes two 750ml bottles of our traditional and sparkling meads (your choice), a Bos Meadery Mead Made Modern t-shirt, and a goblet – $55. Prefer the long sleeve shirt? – $60. Our limited-release cranberry blossom mead can also be substituted for the general release meads at an additional charge of $5 for each bottle.
Stop by the Tasting Room and get them while supplies last!
Bos Meadery is pleased to announce live music events on Thursdays and Fridays in November and December. All shows are 6:ish to 8:ish pm with no cover. Check back for updates!
11/19 – Stillhouse Six – all female bluegrass harmonies about whiskey
11/20 – American Feedbag – folk, rock, bluegrass harmonies
11/27 – Black Friday Safe Haven – Open Noon to 9:00 pm.
12/10 – Hoot n’ Annie – lively folk, rock, bluegrass harmonies
12/11 – Treemo and Werewolverine – acoustic classics and lo-fi rock
12/17 – Tenacious B – soulful Americana
12/19 – The Getaway Drivers – original american roots
1/2/16 – Mead and Metal Fest at the High Noon Saloon – Tasting Room closed from 2 to 7:00 pm. Open for the Mead and Metal After Party from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.
Come see Hoot ‘n Annie at Bos Meadery tomorrow night. Hoot ‘n Annie is a vocal centric string band. Songs that are fun to sing in harmony backed by fiddle, banjo, ukulele bass, harmonica, cello and guitar.
They like singing and drinking in bars. It’s fun. “Hoot ‘n Annie” comes from the Scottish word ‘Hootenanny” meaning “celebration” and / or “party”, most closely associated with Hogmanay.
With the Scots being one of the biggest groups of settlers in the Appalachian region of North America (bringing with them their whisky-making tradition and methods, leading to the area’s “moonshining” tradition) it is not surprising that hootenanny became an Appalachian colloquialism, although it became used in early 20th-century America as a placeholder name to refer to things whose names were forgotten or unknown.
In this usage it was synonymous with thingamajig or whatchamacallit, as in: “Hand me that hootenanny.” Hootenanny was also an old country word for “party”. Nowadays the word most commonly refers to a folk music party.
So, that’s them. They’re a folk party thingamajig. And they fit right in at Bos Meadery.