45th Cambridge Beer Festival Mead List

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

  • Avalon Vineyard Shepton Mallet, Somerset Organic Mead 12.0% Medium sweet with a light lemony finish.
  • Friary Liqueurs Frome, Somerset Spiced Mead 13.0% Warm, sweet and rich.
  • Lindisfarne Holy Island, Nthumb Lindisfarne Mead 14.5% Light-coloured with a clean, light, floral honey flavour.
  • Pink Mead 12.0% Pink-coloured mead with orange zest.
  • Lyme Bay Devon Christmas Mead 10.0% Christmas pudding spices in a glass.
  • Tournament Mead 11.0% Dark and sweet with a hint of ginger.
  • Traditional Mead 14.5% Sweet, light and full-flavoured.
  • West Country Mead 14.5% Medium sweet with a slightly drier spiced edge.
  • Yore Sparkling Mead 4.0% Lighter but just as flavoursome.
  • Moniack Inverness Moniack Mead 14.6% Dark, rich and peaty.
  • The Rookery Blairgowrie, Perths Midsummer Mead 17.0% Heady floral notes with hints of oats and malt.
  • Mint Mead 17.0% Refreshing with a gentle spearmint aftertaste.
  • Mountain Ash Mead 17.0% Dry and tart without being sour.
  • Plum Mead 17.0% Sweet and rich with a full body.
  • Raspberry Mead 17.0% Crisp, sharp and slightly acidic.