Cambridge Beer Festival 2024 Mead List

This list is a hopefully accurate record of the meads that were served at the festival.

  • Highland Wineries Inverness Moniack 14.6% Dark, rich and peaty with smooth caramel tones.
  • Lindisfarne Holy Island, Nthumb Pink 14.5% Light mead with a hint of orange
  • Spiced 14.5% The taste of honey with a hint of spices
  • Traditional 14.5% A unique blend of honey and wine with the sweetness of the honey lingering on the palate.
  • Lyme Bay Devon Christmas 10.0% All the spices of christmas mixed with honey for a sumptuous drink
  • Tournament 11.0% Dark and sweet, with a discreet hint of ginger.
  • Nidhoggr Yorkshire Elderflower 15.0% Elderflower balanced with honey.
  • Ginger 15.0% Ginger warmth
  • Sour Cherry 15.0% Alluring cherry overtones and a lingering sweetness.
  • Norfolk Amber Mead Norfolk Wildflower 14.0% The honey used for this mead comes from wildflower meadows and field boundaries around West Norfolk. This honey type imparts a light and particularly floral character to the mead.
  • Woodland 14.0% Made from honey where the bees have foraged in forests and woodlands of Norfolk. Here we have used the woodland honey to make a beautiful, deep and moderately sweet, almost dry, mead.
  • Rookery Blairgowrie, Perths Burnt 17.0% After a small fire at the Rookery, some honey was damaged by smoke and thus, the Burnt Mead was born. This unique mead is rich and sultry, with hints of treacle and smoke, making it a great sipping mead. It brings a lovely rum-like quality with coffee and chocolate notes.
  • Gorse 17.0% Hints of pineapple and coconut, fairly sweet and tropical.
  • Mint 17.0% Gentle and pleasing mint flavour
  • Shire Meadery Aberystwyth Bath Autumn Ivy 10.5% Dry mead
  • Light 5.5% Delicate floral sparkling mead with delicate floral, honey and fruit notes
  • Tropical Fruits 5.5% Tropical Fruits Mead balances the gentle sweetness of mango and papaya with the tannins of a Chinese green tea.