Nectar Creek out of Corvallis will be at Hawthorne tonight pouring free samples of their meads.
Mead is not just for Renaissance Fairs any more. These meads are lighter and less syrupy than their predecessors, and more similar to hard cider or the fizzy wines made by Hi-Wheel wines.
Mead (/ˈmiːd/; archaic and dialectal “medd”; from Old English “meodu”,) is an alcoholic beverage created by fermenting honey with water, sometimes with various fruit, spices, grains, or hops.
- Sting, a Ginger session mead,
- Cluster, a cranberry-strawberry session mead,
- Waggle, a wildflower session mead, and
- Festoon, an hibiscus session mead.