Thanksgiving Eve

We're staying open 'til 2 A.M. on November 22nd.
Come kick off the Holiday Season at the B. Nektar Taproom!


The Current Line-Up


Black Fang

A mead with blackberries, clove, and orange zest.



Episode 13

Orange blossom and buckwheat honey aged in Bourbon Barrels.



Kill all the Golfers

A mead with black tea and lemon juice added.



Episode 13 Honey aged in Motor City Gas barrels

Episode 13 honey blend of Orange blossom honey & Buckwheat honey, then aged in Motor City Gas whiskey barrels.



Tequila Barrel Aged Tuco-Style Freakout

Agave mead with lime juice and lime zest aged in Tequila barrels.



Funky Monky

Mead with Cherry and Hops



Cherry Chipotle

Honey wine with cherry juice and Chipotle peppers.



Zombie Killer

A hard cider with honey and tart cherry juice.



Slice of Life

Hard cider with lemon and ginger added.



The Dude's Rug

Hard cider with Chai spices added.



Stupid Man Suit

Fresh pressed Michigan cider, Balaton cherry, raspberry and blackcurrant juices.



Rhube Strawberg

Orange blossom honey, Strawberry Juice and Pressed Rhubarb Juice



Ancient Soul #1

A traditional mead made with Wildflower honey aged in oak barrels.



Tuco-Style Freakout

Orange blossom honey, agave nectar, lime juice and lime zest.


There's more where these came from.


The Taproom

Hours

Monday - Thursday: 5pm-10pm
Friday: 5pm-12am
Saturday: 2pm-12am
Sunday: 2pm-8pm

Address

1511 Jarvis
Ferndale, MI 48220


Upcoming Events

Check out the blog for our upcoming events!

Our Story

Guided by geeky imagination, influenced by sub-pop culture and never satisfied with the status quo, B. Nektar aims to bring a modern twist on mead as well as diversify craft mead, cider and beer.

B. Nektar Meadery was founded in 2006 by Brad and Kerri Dahlhofer, with the help of their good friend Paul Zimmerman. Brad has been an avid homebrewer since 1998, making beers, meads, ciders and wine for his own enjoyment. When Brad and Kerri got married in 2005, he made a mead to toast with at their wedding and received great reviews from the guests. Jokingly, he said that he’d someday open a meadery.

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  • Come get your fill of fun Wednesday night in our taproom. Good tunes, good times. Grab some bottles and crowlers for your turkey-centric festivities! Doors at 5, OPEN TIL’ 2 A.M. #theneedformead
  • All lined up and ready to be sold to a loving home. Miel de Garde #4 is available in the Taproom tonight!
  • Post your best photo with a drank of Zombie Killer and The Walking Dead premiere and you can win things. Best photo wins some swag.  #TWD # THENEEDFORMEAD make sure to tag us. @bnektar
  • Get some wicked deals in the taproom today only!  And toast to season 8 of @amcthewalkingdead premiering TONIGHT on AMC!
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#TWD
#ZOMBIEKILLER
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  • Big love to our volunteers Mark and Anne for pouring the B. Nektar delights at the Nashville Beer & Wine fest. #theneedformead
  • Whoa! We're kickin' off Crowler season in our taproom tonight at 5! We've got some cool stuff on tap that you can finally take home. 😎🤘🏼
  • Hallowmead is October 21st in our taproom... do you dare attend?! Check out Bnektar.com for info... and stay away from very evil skeletons on motorcycles. #hallowmead #halloween
  • Bottling up something very special today...in slim bottles. Can you guess what it might be? #theneedformead
  • Some tasty bone-dry cider waiting for some very interesting flavors to be introduced...
  • Pourin that Lavender Lemon Zest for @cbcboston!! @copenhagenbeer
  • Hey pals! If you're going to Ferndale's DIY Fest, stop by and see us! We'll be pouring Tuco-Style Freakout and Zombie Killer. Festival starts tonight at 5 and goes all weekend. Come party, dudes! #theneedformead
  • @stephen_with_a_ph86 is the man with the fresh cider plan. Props to B. Nektar's makers. #theneedformead #craftcider