If you’re looking for bland, don’t stand so close to Zenyatta. A new twist on apple cider, brightened by light and floral jasmine blossom as well as deep and full plum flavor.
Enjoy this semi-sweet cyser as an after dinner sipper or pair with smoked salmon, Asian cuisine, or lamb.
Don’t put it off until tomorrow. Today is the greatest day you’ve ever known to carve out some time to savor what is good! Sweetened with our pumpkin pie spice whipped honey, and aged in bourbon barrels, oh yes we did it! We made an autumnal mead and it’s the perfect pairing for crisp fall air, flannel, and your favorite scarf.
Deep in the purple of your mind, you'll find the best place around is wherever you enjoy a glass of Smoke on the Pineapple!
Appalachian wildflower honey, pineapples, and lapsang souchong tea come together to create the perfect pairing for pizza and grilled meats, giving you an experience that will light a fire in the sky.
A delicious trio featuring three of our Virginia Governor's Cup Gold Medal winning meads!
Soak Up the Sun: A semi-sweet traditional mead features orange blossom honey. It features notes of citrus, peach, and grape.
Strawberry Swing: A bestseller made with alfalfa honey and local strawberries with notes of strawberries, butterscotch and grapes.
Virginia Tonight: A semi-sweet traditional mead fermented with Virginia Wildflower and Appalachian Wildflower honey and aged in bourbon barrels.
Host your own mead tasting at home with this mead selection that exemplifies our distinct flavors and style.
This half-case bundle features 6 of our award-winning flagship meads:
Black Velvet: semi-sweet melomel made with a blend of Star Thistle and Appalachian Wildflower honey and tart black currants. 13% ABV
Strawberry Swing: sweet melomel made with Alfalfa honey and strawberries. 12.5% ABV
Virginia Tonight: semi-sweet traditional mead made with Virginia and Appalachian Wildflower honeys, aged in bourbon barrels. 12% ABV
Dream by the Fire: off-dry cyser made with a honey blend and fresh pressed Virginia apple cider, flavored with apple pie spices, and aged in French oak barrels. 12.5% ABV
Soak Up the Sun: semi-sweet traditional mead made with orange blossom honey. 12.5% ABV
All Blues: semi-sweet melomel made with blueberry blossom honey and blueberries, aged with French oak. 13% ABV
These 2 meads did exceedingly well in the 2023 US Mead Open competition hosted by the Mead Institute. Both meads scored above 90 points, and Lullaby earned a place as a semi-finalist! To celebrate, we are offering this duo at a discounted price for a limited time, so you can try these acclaimed meads in your own home.
Lullaby: A semi-sweet metheglin made with chamomile, peppermint, lemon balm, rose petals, and alfalfa blossom honey. 13.5% ABV
Bourbon St. Blues: A semi-sweet melomel made with blueberry blossom honey and blueberries, and aged in bourbon barrels. 13.5% ABV
Take a walk through a blooming flower garden with this beautiful bouquet of chamomile, rose and lavender! These meads are perfect for celebrating a birthday, an anniversary, or any special event this summer!
Kiss from a Rose: semi-sweet rhodomel made with alfalfa honey and rose petals, and sweetened with raspberry blossom honey. 14% ABV
Lullaby: semi-sweet metheglin made with chamomile, peppermint, lemon balm, roses and alfalfa honey. 13.5% ABV
Lavender Hill: semi-sweet metheglin made with Appalachian wildflower honey, local lavender, and vanilla beans. 12.5% ABV
Would you like to know the Muffin Man? Featuring all the flavors of a blueberry muffin: blueberry, cinnamon, vanilla, and lemon peel, this semi-sweet mead can make all your Drury Lane dreams come true!
Pair this mead with meals like breakfast-for-dinner, Quiche Lorraine, sausage, or desserts like lemon or coffee cake.
You’re encouraged to let it linger with this crisp seasonal mead boasting tart cranberries and Virginia apple cider over a delightful base of blueberry blossom honey.
Serve alongside roast duck, pork, Thanksgiving dinner, or butternut squash ravioli.
A semi-sweet melomel made with Appalachian wildflower honey, pineapples, jalapeño peppers, and lapsang souchong tea.
This sweet, smokey, and spicy mead will be the talk of your summer BBQs and is the worlds greatest pairing for Hawaiian pizza - if we do say so ourselves!
Semi-sweet metheglin made with Appalachian wildflower honey, local lavender and vanilla.
Enjoy this light and floral mead with roasted chicken or pork, German sausages, a spring salad or lemon meringue pie!
A semi-sweet rhodomel made with alfalfa blossom honey and rose petals. Back-sweetened with raspberry blossom honey.
Enjoy Silver Hand Meadery's first ever rhodomel. The delicate flavor of roses is very popular around the globe, often accompanying sweet desserts, and is the perfect complement to honey.
Enjoy this mead chilled with a spring salad, charcuterie, or even a lemon bundt cake!
A sweet melomel made with alfalfa blossom honey, strawberries, and vanilla beans.
Strawberry Shortcake is truly a dessert in a glass, and this delectable mead pairs best with cheesecake, chocolate covered strawberries, dark chocolate, lemon cake, or Swiss cheese.
Semi-sweet traditional mead made simply with orange blossom honey.
No matter the season, it always feels like summer with this refreshing semi-sweet mead born from orange blossoms. Citrus notes blend with grape overtones in a perfect combo for soaking up the rays! Savor what is good.
Pairs well with fish, chicken, and pork.
Your search for the heart of gold is complete. No need to go to Hollywood. Alfalfa blossom honey takes center stage and shines with its smooth caramel and butter pecan notes. A delightful example of a true varietal honey mead. Enjoy with aged cheese or salty meat dishes
Semi-sweet traditional mead made with Virginia and Appalachian wildflower honeys, fermented with champagne yeast and aged in Bourbon barrels.
A celebration of love and history, this Williamsburg, Virginia creation honors a tradition as reliable as the new moon. Each summer, honey bees gift a harvest of fine Virginia wildflower honey, continuing the legacy of ancestors brought to North America through colonies like Williamsburg. This traditional recipe, featuring Virginia honey, makes a perfect introduction to this historic drink and the Old Dominion where it is handcrafted.
Serve gently chilled. Pairs well with Virginia country ham, asian BBQ, pan-seared seafood, pizza and aged Cheddars.
A barrel-aged traditional mead crafted with Avocado Blossom and Star Thistle Honey. This avant-garde style mead was aged in rye whiskey barrels from Williamsburg's renowned Copper Fox Distillery and showcases intense flavors reminiscent of dried apricots, cedar, citrus, black tea, mango, and vanilla! The name and label art were inspired by the iconic band Earth, Wind and Fire!
This mead truly shines when paired with chicken and apple sausages, steak, or sweet and smokey BBQ.
Dry metheglin made with star thistle honey, green tea and freshly harvested and steeped rosemary and thyme.
A walk through a fragrant herb garden on a misty morning. Scarborough Fair features delicate honey with rosemary and thyme, which combine to create perfect harmony in your glass.
Pairs well with roasted lamb, grilled salmon or rainbow trout, potatoes, and tomato-based pasta dishes.
In the Nigerian city of Lagos, to “ginger” someone means to “make someone feel good or to spice them up.” Take your time and hold close the flavors from the rich dark avocado blossom honey and the warming ginger.
Pair this savory and sweet ginger mead with sushi, teriyaki chicken, and Asian BBQ.
Semi-sweet metheglin made with chamomile, peppermint, lemon balm, roses, and honey.
This subtle yet complex mead is an excellent nightcap that can be enjoyed at room temperature or chilled. If enjoying with food, Lullaby is best complemented by simple dishes such as shortbread cookies, baked apple pie, or pear and pecan salad.
Put spice in your smile with the magic of cinnamon and the subtle warmth of chili peppers. Grace your senses with notes of apple, rye, and roasted marshmallows. Serve alongside dark chocolate, flourless chocolate cake, or vanilla ice cream with caramel. Try mixing with hot chocolate or warm apple cider for a hearty, spiced beverage.
Cinnamon Tree is a semi-sweet capsumel-metheglin hybrid made with alfalfa honey, cinnamon and chili peppers.
Semi-sweet bochet made with cooked clover honey and a touch of vanilla and clove.
An ancient love longing to be remembered, blossoming in the scorched earth beneath a once active volcano. This reimagined medieval French recipe is characterized by caramelized honey, with aromas of cloves, vanilla, cherry, molasses, and oak. Each sip brings a touch of sweetness with a long finish that leaves you wanting more.
Pairs well with pork tenderloin, steak fajitas, grilled fish, bacon-wrapped asparagus, aged cheddar and dark chocolate.
An off-dry cyser made with a honey blend and fresh-pressed Virginia cider, flavored with apple pie spices, aged in French oak barrels.
This seasonal, barrel-aged Cyser is a blend of Virginia apple cider from Showalter’s Orchard and some of our favorite varietals of honey. The flavors are reminiscent of crisp apple cider, baking spices and a hint of smokiness from the French oak barrels.
Pairs well with dark chocolate, dried apples, Gouda cheese, honey coat cured turkey, roasted hazelnuts, ginger cookies, a toasty fire, and your sweet dreams.
A semi-sweet melomel made with a blend of Star Thistle and Appalachian Wildflower honeys and black currants.
This tart and rich mead is the perfect complement for steak and potatoes, Italian cuisine, or roasted poultry.
A semi-sweet melomel made with blueberry blossom honey, blueberries, and aged in bourbon barrels.
Bourbon St. Blues has been served at our tasting room numerous times on tap and was one of the most requested flavors to bottle. This limited release was produced in collaboration with Ironclad Distillery, and features the flavors of sweet blueberries and bourbon, with notes of vanilla from the honey.
Pair with pepper steak, aged cheeses, toasted nuts, or American classics like a pub burger with caramelized onion.
Semi-sweet melomel made with blueberry blossom honey and blueberries and aged with French oak.
The epitome of freedom through beautiful constraint. Incredibly smooth like a 50’s modal jazz trumpet improvisation, this composition is created entirely in the mode of blue. Handcrafted with blueberry blossom honey and infused with blueberries in primary and secondary fermentation. It’s all about blues!
Pairs well with grilled meats, pepper steak, aged Asiago or Romano cheese, blueberry scones, and fresh blueberries.
A semi-sweet melomel made with Appalachian wildflower honey, raspberries, and passion fruit.
Raspberry Passion is a two-handed arpeggio between raspberry and passionfruit; a virtuoso fusion of sweet and tart flavors that flow as smooth as a guitar solo cranked up to eleven. Boldly be still and savor what is good.
Pairs well with lemon cake, vanilla ice cream, and chocolate cheese cake.
Fond memories of childhood in the summer come back full swing with this mead made with alfalfa honey, bursting with bright strawberry flavor and a hint of butterscotch. Savor the innocence. Rediscover the beauty.
A sweet melomel made with alfalfa honey and strawberries. Enjoy with cheesecake, chocolate covered strawberries, lemon bars, or pound cake. Mix with a dry champagne for a strawberry mead-mosa!