Home > Latest News > Product Development > Honey Spirits range launched by Hive Mind Mead & Brew Co

Honey Spirits range launched by Hive Mind Mead & Brew Co

Stuart

1/15/2024 9:27:07 AM

Product Development

3 mins read

Hive Mind Mead & Brew Co is launching a new range of honey distilled and blended spirits. 

The first to be released will be Hive Mind Spiced Honey Rum, blended with honey from Hive Mind’s bees in the Wye Valley and surrounding area. 

To make the new Spiced Honey Rum, Hive Mind brews the base rum on molasses at its Caldicot meadery which is then sent to be distilled locally by The Spirit of Wales Distillery in Newport. It is then returned to be spiced and blended with Wye Valley honey. 

A limited run of Hive Mind Spiced Honey Rum will be bottled for sale in the new year, with pre-orders available now for customers via the Hive Mind website. The rum will be sold in 500ml bottles at 37.5% for £34 RRP. 

Kit Newell, co-founder of Hive Mind Mead and Brew Co explained: 

“We’ve been working behind the scenes all year to develop a unique range of spirits to add to our catalogue of traditional and sparkling meads and honey beers. Showcasing honey in another style of drink really highlights how versatile it is.

"Brewing the base rum on molasses in-house gives us control of the process and means we are able to put our creative stamp on every part of its creation. We’re then able to use our blending experience from years of mead production to balance the honey and spices in the final spirit, making sure the honey shines through. 

“It’s been great to work closely with The Spirit of Wales, who are just up the road, which means everything from production, to distilling, to the flowers that our bees are visiting all happens within a few miles of our meadery,” he said. 

Next to launch in the range will be a Honey Spirit, distilled from Hive Mind’s Great Taste Golden Fork-winning Traditional Mead.

The Spiced Honey Rum will have national distribution via Craft Drinks Co, Pig’s Ears, and Blas ar Fwyd. It is available to pre-order on the Hive Mind website now. 

https://hivemindmead.com/

Other Articles You Might Like

Gina

2/12/2024 12:01:42 PM

Yorkshire Entrepreneur With Thirst For Success Launches New Independent Drinks Brand As Passion Drives New Project
Vais Founder, 31 year old serial entrepreneur, Nicky Story has declared that; “the first supermarket to stock VAIS, I wi...
Product Development 4 min read

Stuart

2/22/2024 12:53:53 PM

Heaven Hill Brands & Food & Drink Network UK Launch Exclusive Bourbon Giveaway for Enthusiasts
Now in the United Kingdom – In an unprecedented collaboration that’s set to captivate bourbon enthusiasts nationwide, Fo...
Product Development 3 min read

Rachel

12/12/2023 9:34:25 AM

Gold Standard Nutrition’s NEW Generously Filled Wraps Are Perfectly Poised To Support Today’s Healthier Snacking Ambitions
As a general rule of thumb, breads are often pigeonholed as tasty but unwelcome carb generators, a rather lop-sided opin...
Product Development 3 min read

Stuart

1/15/2024 9:27:07 AM

Honey Spirits range launched by Hive Mind Mead & Brew Co
Hive Mind Mead & Brew Co is launching a new range of honey distilled and blended spirits.
Product Development 3 min read