B. Nektar has taken the traditional Arnold Palmer (half lemonade, half iced tea) and “meadified” it. They seem to be having a lot of fun with their recipes, labels and descriptions. This playfulness produces exciting, creative and ultimately delicious results.
Though its not exactly visible on the label, the Last Apple comes from Moonlight Meadery. Its a great honey apple wine with robust sweet apple flavors that are rounded out nicely by the oak aging.
Like its namesake – it’s intriguing for a little bit, but the more time you spend with it, you tire of the lack of depth and character.
Made from a blend of orange blossom and wildflower honey, with bee pollen, royal jelly, propolis, & beeswax – drinking Kookoolan World Meadery’s “Elegance” is like drinking right from the hive.
B. Nektar Orange Blossom Mead is a semi-sweet traditional mead that is a beautiful presentation of the orange blossom honey. It pours light, tastes great, and finishes all too quickly. Time to get another bottle!
Though it has a higher ABV than most meads and wines, the alcohol blends like a natural ingredient giving this mead perfect balance with acidity and sweetness. A rich, creamy texture and a finish of cream soda make this mead extremely enjoyable.
Zombie Killer is a cherry cyser from Michigan based B. Nektar Meadery. The label and the mead behind it are in no way traditional, which turns out to be a very good thing!
Carroll’s Mead comes from Proud Country Cellars in Washingtonville, New York. It is a straight-forward, still, sweet honey wine with no frills and 8% abv.
The Green Collar Mead comes from the good folks at Blue Dog Mead Company out of Eugene, Oregon. The great thing about this sparkling mead is that it is the first of its kind to come in a can. Finally, a mead I can easily take on my many outdoor excursions…. Read More →