Mead at its most basic is honey wine. it is an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting honey in water. Our traditional mead is made from south Carolina wildflower honey and is 12% alc by vol. it is served as a 6-ounce pour.
Made from locally sourced South Carolina wildflower honey, our flagship mead is the building block of our perennial and tea-blend mead lines. Not only is it the base for other delicious Wandering Bard meads, it is also a great mead on its own and a good starting point for any new mead drinker.6 Ounce Pour $7375ml Bottle $14.99
Melomel (Fruit) Meads
A melomel is a mead that contains fruit. the fruit can be fermented with the honey or it can be added after fermentation. All of our melomels are 12% alc by vol and are served as a 6-ounce pour.
Black Cherry (Medium Sweet)
Much like the strings of a lyre, our bards have hand plucked the pits from each of these black gems until their hands ran red with…juice. The mellow smoothness of our black cherry flavored mead is a great introduction to the wonderful world of mead.6 Ounce Pour $7375ml Bottle $14.99
What can we say about elderberries that hasn't already been said? Seriously. We don't know what more to say about the elderberry and its earthy tones, but our audience taste testing has passed this one with flying colors as our sleeper favorite.6 Ounce Pour $7375ml Bottle $14.99
Blueberry (Medium Sweet)
One of our first recipes, this mead evokes feelings of a cool Spring evening under the stars with a light breeze brushing your brow as the moon lazily hangs in the sky.6 Ounce Pour $7375ml Bottle $14.99
Locally sourced South Carolina wildflower honey wine naturally flavored with locally grown South Carolina peaches. California may grow the most peaches and Georgia may be "the peach state," but we all know that the best peaches come from South Carolina--just like the best peach meads.6 Ounce Pour $6375ml Bottle $14.99
Metheglin (Spiced) Meads
A metheglin is a mead with added herbs and/or spices. All of our metheglins are 12% alc by vol and are served as a 6-ounce pour.
Star Anise (Semi-Dry)
The subtle use of this spice lends just a hint of black licorice to a cool and refreshing beverage. Sometimes called our "Gateway Mead", our Stare Anise Mead is the perfect choice for someone looking to travel to new and exciting flavor landscapes.6 Ounce Pour $7375ml Bottle $14.99
Old World Bochet (Off Dry)
Our take on a 600-year-old recipe - this naturally flavored honey wine is made with caramelized South Carolina wildflower honey, long-pepper, grains of paradise, ginger, cloves, and green cardamom. Not for the faint of heart, this full-flavored mead will wow your pallet as its complex favors unfold for your drinking pleasure.6 Ounce Pour $7375ml Bottle $14.99
Uncle Bob's Pipe (Semi-Dry)
Wildflower honey steeped with chocolate black tea, which may evoke fond childhood memories of family gatherings, dinners, and storytelling along with the warm familiar smell of Uncle Bob's pipe. (Based on a true story) (I'm not crying; you're crying.)6 Ounce Pour $7375ml Bottle $14.99
Oak & Barrel Aged Meads
There are a few ways to add oak to meads. A common method is to age meads in barrels. Oaking can also be achieved by inserting oak staves, spirals, or chips. Our oak & barrel-aged meads are between 12%-14% alc by vol and are served as a 6-ounce pour.
Oaked Black Cherry (Medium Sweet)
As a variation of our black cherry flavored mead, the addition of toasted American oak adds a wonderful aroma and flavor to this already delectable mead.6 Ounce Pour $7375ml Bottle $17.99
Oaked Blueberry (Medium Sweet)
Locally sourced South Carolina wildflower honey wine naturally flavored with blueberries and toasted American Oak. (See Blueberry) + because everything is better with oak.375ml Bottle $17.99
Cysers (Mead + Cider)
A cyser is a combination between a mead and a cider. It is made by blending and fermenting both honey and apple juice. Our cysers vary between 6%-9% and are served as a 6-ounce pour.
Hydromel (Session) Meads
Hydromels are lighter, low abv meads with a higher concentration of water. They can be compared to a session in the beer world. They are often carbonated to give them a little more body. Our hydromels vary between 5%-6.9% alc by vol and are served as a 10-ounce pour.
Ciders are cider made from fermented cider. Most ciders are made from apple cider, but there are also ciders made from other fruits, like pears. Our ciders vary between 4%-6% alc by vol and are served as a 10-ounce pour.