Summer is here (kinda!) Time for Hazy Summer Mead*

Online Mead Talk & Tasting “Tales of Mead & Honey” with Tasting Kit Sat 28th January 2023


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You asked, we answered! Live online mead tastings are back.

Let us bring the entertainment to you when you join us live from the meadery, discover some of the history, Irish tales and legends of this delicious drink, of honey and honeybees in Ireland and sample a selection of our artisan Irish Meads.

We’ll give you tips to help you choose your favourite mead, share some easy to make mead cocktails. As well as fun insights into this delicious drink of our Celtic past, we’ll talk you through some food pairings with each mead and spark some ideas for some culinary delights.  We’ll send you out some suggested easy-to-prepare snacks to pair with each mead, savoury and sweet as we guide you through tasting four delicious mead samples.

The Tasting Kit per person includes:

  • 4 x 50ml dinky mead bottles: Atlantic Dry Mead, Wild Red Mead and Hazy Summer Mead as well as the an exclusive miniature of our limited edition Atlantic Dry Mead – White Port Barrel Aged;
  • 1 tasting card;
  • Tasty 5% discount on your next purchase from our online shop;
  • Guided tasting with our Mead Makers live.

Book before the midnight hour strikes, Sunday 22nd January so we can ship out your tasting kit in time by courier.

Keep an eye out for the email with the Zoom call link for this virtual event and log on before 8pm. Blas na hEireann and Great Taste Award winners, 2021 Irish Food Writers Drink of the year and 2022 Irish Made Drink of the Year.

Please note we can only ship the Tasting Kit within Ireland including Northern Ireland.

All Gluten Free, naturally low in sulfites and deliciously different.

Customer Reviews

We did the online mead tasting and loved it. Great to hear the history and revival of Irish mead. The samples were delicious and we got some great food and cocktail recipes. Recommended (Alex D.)

Just had an absolutely wonderful night with KinsaleMeadCo and their online mead tasting experience. The mead was delicious, and Kate and Denis were delightful hosts, knowledgeable and passionate (Oisín Y.)

Thank you so so much for this evening it was completely amazing. It was just so refreshing to do something different that just sit on our couch watching TV. Thank you so much, honestly we loved it. The history, the story telling, it was compelling and exciting (Katrina D.)


Flat Rate Delivery charge to anywhere in Ireland is €7.95, and to the UK is £7.50. FREE Shipping for orders over €90/£85 or 4 bottles. We have a UPS Express Delivery which usually is delivered the next working day (but may all be slower in peak periods.) Full Details page here

All GB orders are shipped from our warehouse in the GB with DPD usually delivered the next working day (but may be slower in peak periods.)

European orders can take up to 14 days so order early. Full Details page here. Includes some links to shops who can ship to many parts of the world. UPS rates between €20.45 and €25.50.

Delivery Ireland:

We have a UPS Express Delivery which usually arrives the next working day (but can be slower at peak periods.)


All GB orders are shipped from our warehouse in Cambridgeshire with DPD and usually arrive the next working day (but can be slower at peak periods.)

Note: We can’t ship out Limited Edition Meads or merchandise to the UK except for Northern Ireland at the moment. Sorry about that.

Europe and rest of the world

We can deliver to some European countries including Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and Sweden. 

The lovely people at Celtic Whiskey Shop in Dublin, Irish Malts in Cork and Master of Malt in the UK ship to many countries worldwide including some USA states, Australia and New Zealand.

Mead deliveries must be signed for and you must be over 18 years old.


You can add a message to us to or to appear on your delivery docket on the Order notes at the bottom of the Checkout Page. Great for gifting!

Prices and Gifting

Note we do not include and prices on the delivery docket included with the shipment so great for gifts.

Food Pairing

Atlantic Dry Mead is lovely with salty snacks such as olives, roasted nuts, seafood or artisan crisps. Try poaching scallops with a creamy mead sauce or try it with chicken in black bean sauce. For desserts, it’s lovely raspberry and white chocolate sponge, poached fruit such as plums or nectarines or goats cheese.

Wild Red Mead: Great with Italian dishes with a rich tomato sauce or with medieval feast dishes such as roast duck or venison as well as sticky barbecue ribs, sausages and black pudding. Lovely with strong cheeses or good quality chocolate. We love it with Chocolate brownies too and Christmas goodies like mince pies, Christmas cake and pudding.

Hazy Summer Mead pairs beautifully with spicy chicken wings, a mild Thai red curry or spicy bean stew. Try a light summer salad with raspberry vinaigrette or honey glazed ham and your Christmas Turkey. For dessert we love it with berry pavlova or poured over vanilla ice cream.

Atlantic Dry Mead – White Port Barrel Aged shines with food such as smoked salmon crostini, or sushi and sashimi. Great with mackerel or mushroom pate especially if you add a slug into the mix! For a sweet finish try with vanilla fairy cakes or baked cheesecake.

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