Maxwell Honey Mead (750ml)


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Maxwell Honey Mead (750ml)

McLaren Vale, South Australia, AUSTRALIA
$16.99 Bottle
  • ABV 12.5%

Mead is a wine made entirely from fermented honey. The Vikings believed it to be an aphrodisiac. The bridegroom would drink mead for a month after his wedding day to ensure virility, and this became known as the HONEY-MONTH which later evolved into the word "HONEY MOON". Maxwell Wines of McLaren Vale make three styles of mead: Honey MeadServed chilled or as a mixer with dry ginger ale. A very valuable asset in cooking. 12.5% Alc./Vol Spiced MeadNormally served hot to bring out the lovely aromas and taste of cloves and cinnamon. A great winter warmer. 12.5% Alc./Vol Liqueur Mead This is drunk in a similar way to port. It has had a secret blend of spices added and is matured in oak barrels for several years. 22.5% Alc./Vol

Make Syrup using Mead

Combine 5 table spoons of sugar with 2 table spoons of water in a saucepan and stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves.
Bring to a boil and cook without stirring until pale golden (approx. 5 minutes).
Remove from heat and stir in 1/4 cup of boiling water, then 1/4 cup Mead, then pour gently over cake.
Any remaining syrup can be served warm over slices with whipped cream.
Liqueur Mead can be substituted in the syrup.