The story of Moonstruck

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2221 Madison St, Bellevue, NE

Store Hours
Tue-Fri 3-10pm
Sat 11am-10pm
Sun Noon-6pm

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Moonstruck Pizza & Beer now serving Select Meads, Beers, and Wines to compliment our hand crafted pizzas.

brian and celi

Brian and Sommelier wife, Celina Pennisi-Schlueter, presenting a Mead seminar to Oenologist & wine enthusiast about Mead at Enoteca in Mendoza, Argentina, 2015, they travel the world together in seeking of the best meads and wines of the world to serve at Moonstruck Pizza & Beer.   Brian & Celina are very active in supporting Olde Towne Bellevue. They attend and judge at International Wine Competitions through out the United States and the World. Celina teaches Wine Tasting Classes at Moonstruck.

 

 

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What is Mead?

Mead is not a beer or wine. Mead is the oldest beverage known to man, it’s made from pure honey. The honey is mixed with water, and then yeast is added to start the fermentation. It can be made in many ways just as beer and wine have varieties, so too mead has complexity. If adding fruit, you have a Melomel, if adding spices you have a Metheglin, and many other variations.

Mead is the original drink of passion, glory and love. Meads history is diverse as the drink. Vikings after battle would gather at mead houses to discuss their glory with vats of mead. Every medieval marriage would be blessed for a male son with the help of a lunar cycle, 29 days of mead, thus the Honey Moon was born. Mead is a pure art and passion from our past, it started over 8,000 years ago in central China and has travelled the world. Moonstruck Meadery has created this same passionate drink from long ago, using the old world methods to keep the passion, the flavor alive today.

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