Code: LT0208S | Brand: Šušvės midus

Šušvės midus - Midus Pilėnų (Black currant mead) - 0.25 l 14%, ceramic

€14.80 €12.23 excl. VAT
In stock (5 pcs)
Linden flower honey and blackcurrant berry juice give this sweet Lithuanian mead an intense ruby color and a strong blackcurrant aroma. The rich full flavor with tannins creates a perfectly balanced mead filled into original ceramics.
Delivery to:
8.12.2023
Category: Melomels
Weight: 0.75 kg
Producer: Šušvės midus
Honey source: nectar
Production process: boiled
Alcohol: 14%
Sweetness: sweet
Flavour: currant
Volume: 0.25 l
Country of origin: Lithuania
Price/l: € 59.20
Original title: Midus Pilėnų
Composition: linden honey, black currant, water
Preservatives: sulphites

Linden flower honey and blackcurrant berry juice give this sweet Lithuanian mead an intense ruby color and a strong blackcurrant aroma. The rich full flavor with tannins creates a perfectly balanced mead filled into original ceramics.

Min. 50% honey and wild blackcurrant growing along the river Šušvė. The name "Pilėnų" does not mean "black currant" in Lithuanian, but refers to the inhabitants of medieval castles (family, servants, craftsmen ...) who lived in the castle and enjoyed similar mead.

mead

Mead is an alcoholic beverage fermented from honey and water, with possibility of addition of other ingredients such as spices or herbs or in combination with fruit juices.

Melomel

Melomel is a fruit mead with is fermented from honey and fruit juices.

Type of honey

Blossom honey or nectar comes from the nectar of various flowers.

Production process

This mead was boiled before fermentation. The thermal process has certain technological advantages, however, some valuable components of honey are damaged, especially during prolonged boiling. You will not recognize the production process in taste, but it is typical for boiled mead that they are more golden in color because honey partially caramelize at high temperatures.

Producer Šušvės midus

Near the famous fortified settlement of Plinkaigalio, on the banks of the fast-flowing river Šušvė, where our ancestors already prospered in prehistoric times, the old craft of mead production was revived.