First Meadery in Philadelphia

A tavern was built at the site, and the honey was transformed into a rich, golden mead that delighted everyone who drank it

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When the oil rush struck Pennsylvania in 1863, a prospector from Philadelphia decided to search for oil in his hometown rather than travel to Northwestern Pennsylvania

He didn't strike oil but instead found something far more interesting--honey. He and his family took from the source and transformed it into rich, golden mead, but the existence of the well or drink would remain a family secret for over 150 years.

Only in 2018 did his descendants finally introduce this delicious drink to the world; A drink made from honey, extracted from the family's secret well in Philadelphia.