The Marion Mead from Superstition Meadery is a very intriguing mead with marvelously rich flavors. Much more tart and balanced than expected.
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 →
This cocktail is a delicious fall take on the Manhattan. It will surely keep you warm on those cold fall nights.
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.
This cocktail could be one of my favorite mead cocktails I’ve made. It has a lot going for it. It’s sour, sweet, and boozy.
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.