Code: LT0209 | Brand: Šušvės midus

Šušvės midus - Midus Radvilų (Cherry mead) - 0.5 l 13%, glass

€18.40 €15.21 excl. VAT
In stock (5 pcs)
Sweet Lithuanian mead made by fermentation from summer honey and cherries is characterized by a rich ruby color, pleasant aroma, balanced sweet and sour spicy taste and bitterness in the aftertaste.
Delivery to:
7.3.2024
Category: Melomels
Weight: 1 kg
Producer: Šušvės midus
Honey source: mixed
Production process: boiled
Alcohol: 13%
Sweetness: sweet
Flavour: cherry
Volume: 0.5 l
Country of origin: Lithuania
Price/l: € 36.80
Original title: Midus Radvilų
Composition: honey, cherries, water
Preservatives: sulphites
News order: M0566

Sweet Lithuanian mead made by fermentation from summer honey and cherries is characterized by a rich ruby color, pleasant aroma, balanced sweet and sour spicy taste and bitterness in the aftertaste.

Cherry mead was very popular among Lithuanian nobles and dukes. More than 50% of honey was used for production.
The name "Radvilų" does not mean the name of the fruit in Lithuanian, but the name of the duke who founded the local town of Kėdainiai in 1372 and who according to sources liked this type of 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

Flower and honeydew honey together

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.