Varietal mead fermented from local acacia honey.
Sweet mead with taste of acacia honey
Acacia forests of southern Slovakia reveal the transformation of flower to crystal clear honey. Thanks to it, the Old Slavic light mead has the typical honey flavor with a hint of freshly blooming acacia. The light yellow color is unique and it is reflecting the warm rays of the sun and freshly mown fields. Just a small cup and a weekday is transformed into special moment.
Old Slavic mead light is pure natural honey wine made according to the original recipe of acacia honey. It's a honey from acacia that groves in southern Slovakia. It is very light in colour with a pleasant mild and delicate flavour. This mead uniquely combines the delicious taste and delicate honey aroma typical of acacia honey.
Best to be enjoyed slowly from the long-stemmed glasses, cooled down to 12-16 °C. Can be also drank hot, heated to 55-60 °C.
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.
Classical mead is made by fermenting honey and water without any other ingrediences. It keeps its original honey flavour and taste.
Type of honey
Blossom honey or nectar comes from the nectar of various flowers.
The most popular and still rarer acacia honey and mead.
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.
Apimed is one of the largest meaderies in Slovakia. Their meads have won numerous global awards, including the "Best mead in the world" in 2015.