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.
Overall I feel like the Moonlight Meadery Sumptuous sips a little two sweet for me but it makes for a fine after-dinner drink.
The Honey Queen from Sam Adams uses clover, orange blossom, and alfalfa honey as well as camomile. It leans more toward beer than mead with the malt prominence throughout.
Refreshing, but a little medicinal, the Iced Tea Mead from Maine Mead Works is unique brew perfect for the summer months.
A new mead cocktail recipe with Sap House Meadery Strawberry mead, gin, lime, and club soda. Perfect for a hot summer day.
The aroma of strawberry with this melomel from Sap House Meadery is amazing but the flavors fall a bit short.
The Poet’s Mead is aged in oak barrels obtained from Allagash Brewing Company out of Portland Maine after being used for their Curieux – a delicious Tripel Ale. Overall its a good mead – but not the phenomenal mead needed for inspiration.