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Elgin Mead

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Elgin Meadery specializes in traditional (pure honey wine), melomel (fruit), metheglin (spiced) and barrel aged meads. Elgin meads are crafted from local Texas honey, with the exception of the occasional rare varietal. Currently six of our meads are available year-round, our other flavors are seasonal. 

With the exception of Black Lupulus,  Elign Meads are 100% gluten-free.  

Available Year Round

A bottle of Black Lupulus mead sitting on a bar top. The bottle is dark glass with a black label.

Black Lupulus

Our most popular mead; we dry hopped this tart black currant melomel with citra hops to enhance it's already citrusy profile.​

Semi-Sweet

  • Alcohol 11.50%

  • / 500 mL Bottle            

A bottle of Red Nectaris mead sitting on a barrel in the snow. The glass is dark, the label is red.

Red Nectaris

Rich and fruity, Red Nectaris has a big bold tart profile and a juicy sweet finish. We used local wildflower honey and raspberries from the Pacific Northwest to make this incredible mead.

Sweet​

  • Alcohol 12.00%

  • / 500 mL Bottle              

A bottle of Black Nectaris mead sitting on a bar top. The glass is dark and the label is purple.

Black Nectaris

Black Nectaris is an intensely fruity blackberry mead made with Marion blackberries and local wildflower honey, this is a rich and sweet melomel.

Sweet

  • Alcohol 11.00%

  • / 500 mL Bottle               

A bottle of Traditional honey wine mead from Elgin Meadery

Traditional

Our traditional-style honey wine is crafted with Texas honey. This mead is perfect for when you crave a clean and simple mead that drinks sweet and imparts a beautiful sense of central Texas terroir.

Sweet

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  • Alcohol 13.50%

  • / 375 mL Bottle              

A bottle of Strawberry mead sits on a wood table surrounded by strawberries and vanilla pods.

Strawberry Vanilleus

2021 Texas International Wine Competition Silver Medal Winner for best flavored mead. Complex, yet subtle flavors of strawberry and vanilla combine with honey to make this fantastic desert mead. Please enjoy Strawberry Vanilleus.

Sweet

  • Alcohol 12.00%

  • / 500 mL Bottle

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Cherry Nice to Meet You

Crafted with Montmorency cherries, this mead is sweet with the lingering flavor of cherry pie.

Sweet

  • Alcohol 12.50%

  • / 375 mL Bottle

Spring Meads

 
A bottle of Botanicus mead from Elgin Meadery sitting on a wooden barrel

Botanicus

With a new proprietary blend of all-natural botanicals, this dry herbal mead is perfect for the Texas summer.  Try using this metheglin in your next gin-based cocktail.

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Dry

 

  • Alcohol 10.00%​

  • /500 mL Bottle              

Three bottles of Pirumel mead sitting behind a pear, outdoors on rustic wood table. Dark glass.

Pirumel

Pirumel is a super dry pear mead with a light crispness. Crafted with locally sourced pears harvested by the mead maker himself, this elegant mead goes well with not-too-sweet deserts.

Dry

  • Alcohol 12.00%

  • / 500 mL Bottle                 

Summer Meads

 
A bottle of Persicum Apricotus sitting on a bar top with a peach. Dark glass, orange label.

Persicum Apricotus

Persicum Apricotus is a semi-sweet mead crafted with locally sourced peaches and apricot juice. It's perfectly refreshing on a hot summer day. 

​Semi-Sweet

  • Alcohol 11.50%

  • / 500 mL Bottle                

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Ruby Rio

Crafted with Rio Red and Texas Ruby Red grapefruit, this mead is bold and juicy. We used cotton blossom honey to give it a robust honey layer. This mead is unfiltered to capture that classic and delicious grapefruit juice flavor. Enjoy it by itself or add a little sparkling water to make it a grapefruit mimosa.

  • Alcohol 12.50%

  • / 375 mL Bottle                

Fall Meads

 
Three bottles of Cyser Aromatis mead with an apple and cinnamon sticks sit on a rustic wooden table.

Cyser Aromatis

Our fall seasonal, Cyser Aromatis is a delicious sweet mead crafted with northern spy apples, local wildflower honey, and real cinnamon. Celebrate the cooler weather with this fantastic beverage. Gold Medal Winner, Texas Mead Cup 2022.

Sweet

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  • Alcohol 12.00%

  • / 500 mL Bottle

A bottle of Intricitus, bourbon barrel aged traditional mead on a bar top with a gold medal.

Intricatus

​Intricatus is a semi-sweet mead made with guajillo honey harvested in central Texas. Aged in oak bourbon barrels, this mead opens with a vanilla bourbon profile with underlying but still assertive fruity notes which give way to hints of caramel and white oak.

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Semi-Sweet

  • Alcohol 14.00%

  • 375 mL Bottle                

 Winter Meads

 
A bottle of Aromatis mead sits under a Christmas tree amongst presents. Clear glass, white label.

Aromatis

Aged for 6 months in american oak casks and spiced with clove, cinnamon, and allspice, Aromatis is the perfect libation for holiday season. Enjoy this beverage cold or hot.

Semi-Sweet

  • Alcohol 13.50%

  • / 375 mL Bottle

Limited Editions

 
A bottle of golden Sakura mead sitting on a wood barrel. White label with cherry blossoms.

Sakura

Sakura is a golden mead made with a rare cherry blossom honey. Each year we produce a limited batch for a different charity. In 2020, proceeds were donated to Meals on Wheels. This year 100% of the profits will be donated to the Elgin Community Cupboard. Thank you so much for your support!!!

Sakura is only available for in person sales during annual charity events. 

  • Alcohol 14.00%

  • / 375 mL Bottle​

Bottles of Black is Beautiful Mead. Dark red black currant mead shows through the clear glass bottle

Black Is Beautiful

2020

Black is Beautiful was created to raise money for the @AustinJusticeCoalition. 100% of proceeds were donated. This sweet mead is a perfect blend of aronia berries, blueberries and Texas wildflower honey. Aronia berries are extremely high in antioxidants and have a distinctive and pleasant taste. Dark and jammy, this mead has a uniquely delicious flavor profile.

  • Alcohol 12.00%

  • / 500 mL Bottle

a bottle of mead made from thistle blossom honey.

Acanos

Acanos is a special mead made with Texas wildflower honey and a the creamy delicious honey of thistle blossoms. Deliciously sweet with a bright fruity finish, this mead is perfect for a fresh spring day.

Sweet

Alcohol 12.00%

/ 275 mL Bottle