Lyme Bay Winery Mead and Cyser

Devon-based Lyme Bay Winery has introduced two new Jack Ratt meads, Cyser and Sparkling Mead, available to the on-trade in 33cl cans. Cyser is a mix of sparkling mead and traditional scrumpy cider, offering a combination of apples and honey that is “crisp, clean and refreshing”, while the Sparkling Mead has “light notes of honey …

Gosnells canned mead range

London-based meadery Gosnells has introduced Gosnells Low Alc, a new 0.5% ABV gluten-free sparkling mead, to its canned range. Gosnells Low Alc is made from European honeys and contains 60 calories per 33cl can. It follows hard on the heels of canned siblings, Sour, Hopped, pink Hibiscus and Citra Sea, which launched in October 2019. …

Tom Gosnell

London-based meadery Gosnells is opening a new honey-focused bar in Peckham, serving mead flights, cocktails and light bites. Gosnells Upstairs at the Coal Rooms is located in the old ticket office of Peckham Rye station. Launching on 8 March 2019, the new 40-cover venue will focus on Gosnells’ ferments, including its Original and Vintage meads, …

Vintage Mead

Tom Gosnell, owner of what is thought to be London’s only meadery, is taking “a modern approach” to the traditional spirit with the launch of Gosnells Vintage Mead. After returning from the America five years ago, where mead is hugely popular, largely due to the success of the TV series Game of Thrones, Tom set …

Kinsale Atlantic Dry Mead

A premium mead producer from West Cork is seeking listings in the on- and off-trade to fill what they see as a gap in the UK market. Kinsale Mead Co aims to break into the UK with its traditional Atlantic Dry Mead made with orange blossom honey as well as its variant, Wild Red Mead, …

Mead is one of the oldest alcoholic beverages known to man, and at Lyme Bay we have always strived to take traditional recipes forward with modern production techniques. Have you noticed a growing demand in mead since Lyme Bay released its first variety? Yes, demand has grown steadily since we released our first Traditional, West …

London bar Reverend JW Simpson is joining the rediscovery of the ancient British drink, mead, with a cocktail class dedicated to the honey-based liquor. The bar in Fitzrovia already offers cocktails using mead as part of a mission to reintroduce it to the public, such as the Mead Feast (pictured) which combines mead with basil, …