Makana Meadery

Makana Meadery in South Africa has its beginnings in a Rhodes University based research project to develop state of the art fermentation technology for producing iQhilika, an African mead. The meadery is housed in a historical Grahamstown landmark on the outskirts of this picturesque educational town in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.

http://www.iqhilika.co.za/

iQhilka Transkei Gold Coffee Mead


An exclusive coffee is blended with the Makana Meadery’s Sweet mead to produce a robust beverage ideal for accompanying after-dinner treats.  A bit of caramelized...

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Zymatore iQhilika Chili MSOBOMVU Mead


“Msobomvu” is the Xhosa word for the color of the sun just before it falls below the horizon, and was chosen to represent the color...

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iQhilika Dry Mead


This delicate beverage uses just honey & water as ingredients, but presents a great depth of flavors. Try serving with light fish or chicken dishes....

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iQhilika Cape Fig Mead


A cultivar of ficus carica, the Cape Fig, was spread throughout South Africa in the 1600s and 1700s by early colonists. These trees grew rapidly...

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