The knight is an oak aged, sweet dessert mead from Orchid Cellar Meadery. Super sweet, but not sickly so.
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.