Mead, from Old English, is an alcoholic beverage created by fermenting honey with water, sometimes with various fruits, spices, grains, or hops. The alcoholic content ranges from about 3.5% ABV to more than 20%. Amrita Park MEADS Fall between 13% ABV and 16% ABV. The defining characteristic of MEAD is that the majority of the beverage’s fermentable sugar is derived from honey. It may be still, carbonated, or naturally sparkling; dry, semi-sweet, or sweet.
Mead was produced throughout history in Europe, Africa and Asia, and has played an important role in the mythology of some peoples.
The terms “mead” and “honey-wine” are often used synonymously, however honey wine is only a descriptor and the correct name for this amazing beverage is MEAD.