Overall this is a nice example of an Orange Blossom varietal mead. It lets the Orange blossom honey speak for itself, I just wish the voice was a little stronger.
The Big Tree Orange Blossom Mead from Queen Sheba Winery is a traditional Ethiopian style Tej made with Honey and Gesho. It’s a pleasant honey wine, but make sure you pair it with food.
This is a special review for me. I recently joined the good guys, Tysen and Allen over at the MeadMakr Podcast to do an episode with them. At the top of the show they each crack a bottle of mead with their guest. I tried the House Bear Brewing Paradise Unpaved, while Allen… Read More →
Aside from being overly sweet, the X.R. Cyser has good, rich flavors – sweet spiced cinnamon apple.
The Dwarf Invasion from B Nektar is a mead made with tart Balaton cherries and Styrian Golding hops. Overall, the mead and label are good. A few little misses here and there keep it from being great. But good is good – refreshing and quite drinkable.
The Show Bear is a traditional mead made from blueberry blossom honey. IT has an interesting label but the mead makes me leave the show early.
St. Ambrose is definitely headed in the right direction toward “changing the paradigm of mead” with their cherry and ginger draft style mead.
The Slice of Life from B Nektar is a gluten-free hard cider with ginger and lemon. And it has both of those ingredients in spades.
The Bourbon Barrel Cyzer is Green River’s standard cyzer aged in Jack Daniels Barrels. It won gold in the Cyser category at the Mazer Cup mead competition.
I picked up a bottle of Bunratty Mead when traveling in Ireland with my family. Though my experience in Ireland was amazing, the mead didn’t really follow suit.