Holiday Entertaining with Mead Cocktails

Mead cocktails are our new favorite Christmas tradition.  It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be stressful. Stay festive with these mead based libations – sure to keep everyone’s cheeks nice and rosy.

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Mead is the oldest fermented beverage and an excellent addition to your customary holiday entertaining cocktails. Our hand bottled, small-batch Tupelo Mead is delicious on its own, but even better in this new toast-worthy mead cocktail.

Ingredients:

Tupelo Blossom Mead

Champagne (extra-brut or brut)

Bitters

Rosemary stalk

Cranberries

Preparation:

Combine equal parts dry champagne and Tupelo mead, add 3 drops of Bitters (we used Lavender-Grapefruit), pour over ice with rosemary, garnish with cranberries.

Mead Me Under the Mistletoe

moscow-bee2 If your guests like Whiskey Ginger, they’ll sing three cheers for this potent potable. Ghost Coast Distillery’s new honey flavored whiskey is made with raw Savannah Bee Honey, and it is bee-yond compare. Mix with St. Ambrose Cellar’s draft style mead, Wild Ginger, for a very Merry Christmas.

Ingredients:

Honey Whiskey

Ginger Mead

Lime

Preparation:

Combine two parts mead to one part whiskey, pour over ice with a squeeze of lime, garnish with slice of lime.

Christmas Morning Meadmosasmeadmosa2

Honey, all I want for Christmas is a Meadmosa… or two.  This new twist on our favorite breakfast beverage will bee delicious to sip while everyone unwraps their presents.  We’re pouring Redstone Meadery’s Nectar of the Hops- a carbonated mead with notes of orange zest and pine, combined with fresh squeezed satsumas.

Ingredients:

Orange Juice
Sparkling Mead

Preparation:

Combine orange juice with sparking mead. Garnish with orange curl.

Buzz by one of our 9 Mead Bar’s in Atlanta, Charleston, Disney Springs, Gatlinburg, Myrtle Beach, & Savannah; or check your local specialty wine store for Mead offerings!

Comments (3)

  1. Megan says:

    Do you have any cocktail recipes using a vanilla cinnamon mead??

    1. kate says:

      That would bee the perfect mead for a Hot Toddy!

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