Death Unicorn Returns!


Death Unicorn- hard cider with black currant- returns this February!
#UnicornsAreReal


The Current Line-Up


Zombie Killer

A hard cider with honey and tart cherry juice.



Tuco-Style Freakout

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



Necro (AKA Necromangocon)

A mead with mango and black pepper.



Prickly Pear Kill All The Golfers

Honey Wine with Black tea, lemons, & Prickly Pear tea



Wildberry Pyment

Grape honey wine with natural wild berry flavor added.



Black Fang

A mead with blackberries, clove, and orange zest.



The Dude's Rug

Hard cider with Chai spices added.



Miel de Garde #4 (Gin Barrel Aged Orange Blossom)

Orange blossom honey wine aged in Valentine Liberator gin barrels.



Ancient Soul Lifetime #2

Star Thistle Blossom & Orange Blossom Mead aged in Oak barrel for 14 months



Death Unicorn

Hard cider with black currant.



Stupid Man Suit

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



Episode 13

Orange blossom and buckwheat honey aged in Bourbon Barrels.



Kill all the Golfers

A mead with black tea and lemon juice added.



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


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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  • Our new fruit press (left, 250 liter bladder press) pictured next to our old fruit press (right, Renee). This will be used for our new all-fruit high-end batches. Fairly certain @bonmactire will appreciate it! Photobomb courtesy of @bnektar.brad #theneedformead #pressingmatters #fruit #mead
  • Oh, it’s #nationalmargaritaday you say? Well then, come have a Tuco-Style Freakout (agave & lime mead) with a salted rim tonight in our taproom! We open at 5. #theneedformead #tighttighttight
  • Found a keg of Imperial Funky Monky! Come get some in our taproom before it’s gone! Don’t fake the funk, punk! #theneedformead #getthefunkout #funkymonks
  • Gettin’ some new floor drains today! Every day we’re getting closer to having everything under one roof. #construction #craftmead #craftcider #craftbeer 
#ferndale #theneedformead
  • We’ve amassed quite a sticker collection on our office fridge.
#stickers #craftbeer #mead
  • Death Unicorn is on the shelves in our taproom- and EVERYWHERE B. Nektar is sold starting 2/1. 
Hard cider with black currant. 
Don’t forget to read the bottle description to the tune of War Pigs! 💀🤘🏼🦄🤘🏼💀
#unicornsarereal #unicorns #warpigs #hardcider
  • Squeezin’ boysenberries today in the funk lab. Anyone have any good boysenberry jokes or puns? #theneedformead 
#theboysenbackintown #whatupboysenberries
  • Whatcha doin’ tonight? Drinking some sweet bottles you say? Tight! Stop by our taproom and stock up. Heck, stay a while and have a drink!
We open at 5 and close at midnight. #mead #cider #beer #craft #ferndale #ferndalemichigan #fabulousferndale #nectar #nektar
  • Having the floor torn apart for construction can’t stop us from #brewing #beer.
  • Wildberry Pyment bottles are back in our taproom TONIGHT at 5pm.
This tasty throwback is in honor of our upcoming 10 year anniversary.
750 ml bottles, $15.99, 15% ABV, no limit!
This will be available in all markets, so keep your eyes peeled! #mead #theneedformead #craft #michigan #Ferndale
  • @b.nektarmark and @bnektar.brad gettin’ piggy with it in the lab. Working on a batch of Caramel Bacon Candy Apple cider that MIGHT make its way into the taproom reeaaally soon... stay tuned! #craftcider #theneedforbacon #bacon
  • Attention ladies & germs! Our taproom will be CLOSED TONIGHT for our annual staff party. We’ll be back tomorrow evening at 5 pm. Happy Holidaze! 😎🎄🤘🏼🔥🍗