Lithuanian mead Pienių žiedai is a very distinctive, tasty spring mead that combines the sweetness and bitterness of dandelion flowers. Contains min. 50% honey. It is filled into original bottles.
The recommended serving temperature is 12-16 ° C. Used as an aperitif, suitable for snacks and desserts. Can be served warm.
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.
Type of honey
Blossom honey or nectar comes from the nectar of various flowers.
Mead are therefore spring flower honey.
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.