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 it or not, as many celebration days often end up, Cinco De Mayo has its fair share of drinking. This Cinco De Mayo, go with a Margarita, Meadist style!
Making the jump to mead can be difficult for a lot of seasoned beer lovers. However, the Mead industry is doing great things these days to attract craft beer drinkers. Here’s a list of select meads for those who like IPAs, Pilsners and other beer styles.
While the hop plant has been widely revered by beer drinkers, it is only lately making its way into mead making. Here are four hoppy meads sure to convert those hop-lovin’ beer drinkers to the sweeter side of craft brews.
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!