Spruce Mead - The Rookery Craft Mead


Description from The Rookery:

Made with hand-picked spruce tips from around The Rookery, this mead is light and delicate with citrus notes and a strong sense of honey-dew melon.  The ending is gently peaty, evocative of a whisky, but much smoother.

The spruce tips are picked seasonally, and the harvest is only available for a couple of weeks in May.  Inspired by the Sami of northern Scandinavia, spruce is an excellent wild food and it has been used as a food and in shamanic rites back into pre-history.

Serve chilled. Try with ginger ale or tonic water for a long drink and it goes well with a measure of either whisky or gin added.  Sloe gin and Spruce Mead is an especially good cocktail to try.

No sulphites, sugars or syrups are used…ever!

Store in a cool, dark place.  Shelf-life is in excess of 1 year.

ABV: 17%

Volume: 700ml