The charming delicate scent of blooming roses combined with the Lithuanian tradition of mead production. Sweet Lithuanian mead made by fermentation of summer honey and macerated wild rose flowers.
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.
Metheglin is a type of mead with added (maturated) spices and herbs.
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.
3rd place: Mead Madness Cup 2022: spiced-herbal semi-sweet meads
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.