Drinks

Honeyed Tropical Sangria and Honeyed Mai Tai

  Flavors of summer! Fruity and crisp!

Flavors of summer! Fruity and crisp!

Honeyed Tropical Sangria

Ingredients:

  • 1 bottle of Starrlight Mead Honeyed Pineapple Mead
  • 1 orange, peeled and sliced
  • 1 lime, sliced
  • 3/4 cup cubed pineapple
  • Optional: 1/2 bottle Starrlight Mead Honeyed Peach Mead

Directions:

  1. Soak fruit in 1 bottle of Honeyed Pineapple Mead for several hours or overnight.
  2. Before serving, add optional 1/2 bottle of Honeyed Peach.
  3. Enjoy!

Honeyed Mai Tai

Ingredients:

  • 1 glass Honeyed Tropical Sangria (above)
  • Splash Cream of Coconut
  • Splash of Grenadine

Directions:

  1. Combine in a tall glass.
  2. Enjoy with an umbrella! Or under an umbrella!

Strawberry Apple Mead Sangria

Strawberry Apple Mead Sangria Recipe | Starrlight Mead in Pittsboro, NC

Crisp, not too sweet, strawberry with a honey undertone! Yum!

Ingredients:

  • 2 bottles Starrlight Mead Semi-sweet Traditional Mead
  • 3 c strawberries, sliced
  • 1 Granny Smith apple - sliced thin
  • 1-2 Honeycrisp apples - sliced thin

Directions:

  1. Combine 1 bottle mead with fruit and put in fridge overnight.
  2. Before serving, scoop out some of the fruit to add to glasses and mix in second bottle of mead. Enjoy!

Red, White, and Blue Sangria

Red, White, and Blue Mead Sangria Recipe | Starrlight Mead in Pittsboro, NC

A festive choice for all those patriotic holidays!

Ingredients:

  • 2 bottles Starrlight Mead’s Semi-sweet Traditional Mead (available online here, at the meadery, or at your local store)
  • 2 c strawberries, sliced
  • 2 apples, sliced
  • 2 c blueberries

Directions:

  1. Combine 1 bottle mead with fruit and put in fridge overnight.
  2. Before serving, scoop out some of the fruit to add to glasses and mix in second bottle of mead for sweetness. Enjoy!

Peach Sangria

Peach Mead Sangria Recipe | Starrlight Mead in Pittsboro, NC

Summer is just screaming for this one!

Ingredients:

  • 2 bottles Starrlight Mead’s Peach Mead (available at the meadery)
  • 3 c peaches, sliced
  • 3 c berries - your choice blueberries, strawberries, blackberries

Directions:

  1. Combine 1 bottle mead with fruit and put in fridge overnight.
  2. Before serving, scoop out some of the fruit to add to glasses and mix in second bottle of mead for sweetness. Enjoy!

 

Sparkling Citrus Sangria

Sparkling Citrus Mead Sangria Recipe | Starrlight Mead, Pittsboro, NC

Ingredients:

  • Citrus fruits - lemon, lime, orange - sliced in rounds
  • 1 bottle Starrlight Mead’s Lemon Balm or Mead-a-rita Mead (seasonally available at the meadery)
  • Seltzer water or club soda

Directions:

  1. Combine sliced fruit and mead, let sit overnight.
  2. Before serving, fill glass 2/3 full with sangria, top up with sparkling water. 

Tip: You can also add your favorite hard liquor to any of these recipes! Try Lemon or Lime flavored Vodka, Spiced Rum or another favorite!

Starrlight Mead’s Famous Mead Slushies

Ingredients (4 servings):

  • 1 bottle of Starrlight Mead (your choice of flavor—our favorites are Sweet Peach, Mead-a-rita, and Meadjitos) / some varieties available online here, at the meadery, or at your local store
  • 4 zip-top freezer bags

 

Directions:

  1. Measure 6 oz of mead into each bag.  Carefully squeeze extra air out of bag and zip closed.  
  2. Lay bags flat in freezer-safe dish or container.  
  3. Freeze for 6 hours or overnight (6 hours for cold mead, overnight for room temperature). 
  4. Before serving, massage bag gently to break up ice crystals and create slushie! 
  5. Pour into glass and Enjoy!