Mead was here earlier than man. In the hollow of trees where bees lived, there was rain water fermenting the honey to mead. This is the way how the first mead was made. When a curious man found it out, he enjoyed it so much so he started with its processing for his own need. In old times, the mead was considered as the source of life, wisdom, courage and strength. It was used for a toast by the ancient Celts, Germans, Romans and Slavs. Today, the mead deservedly belongs to the festal Slovak tables as a juicy alternative of various toast drinks.
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In APIMED BARRIQUE MEAD, the gentle taste and tender bouquet of acacia honey engage with vanilla – chocolate notes of barrique barrel, where it aged for one year.
A long time ago, people believed that the mead had the aphrodisiac effects, therefore it was considered as the proven ‘love-potion’. The mead gave us the favourite tradition of the honeymoon that has been followed to the present days. In past, if the newlyweds had sired a son, the honey-maker was given a great appreciation, because in that time, the son meant great euphoria and joy.
"Cheers!" The copious amount of honey in mead eases indigestion issues, helps heart and has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects.
Chill the mead to 12 – 16 °C, drink it from the long-stemmed glass of the tulip shape. Take a deep breath, a beautiful smell of the mead is unfolded in the narrow mouth of the glass.
The regional mead associated with a distinctive name is Trnava mead. It is considered as the masterpiece of Slovak mead makers. You can find the hidden the gifts of the sun, the endless variety and diversity of flowering meadows. It is made from the best sorts of floral honey; it is finely etched with natural extracts of herbs and spices.MORE
Historically, as the first mead in the world won the gold medal in both – in the world’s largest competitions Apimondia and in the Mazer Cup.BUY
Heat the mead at 55 to 60 °C. Serve it in the thicker whiskey glasses. Heating the mead even more, the aromas of used honey or herbs and spices get intensive.
Do you desire to have a unique drink for you and your family, friends on your unique event? The mead is just predetermined to choose for its delicious taste of low-alcohol. Yet in past, it was the part of the ancestral and royal celebrations.
The mead is served as an aperitif or a digestif in the long-stemmed tulip-shaped glass. Cool it down to 12 – 16 °C, add a slice of lemon and enjoy it.
Popularity of mead is increasing and its fans can be found in all age categories. This trend is used by the creative bartenders who like experimenting and preparing delicious mixed drinks.