Punk Lemonade

Wanna B. libated? Open the pit and grab a
Punk Lemonade!
Crisp, refreshing lemon & raspberry hard cider.
Available wherever B. Nektar is sold.


The Current Line-Up


Prickly Pear Kill All The Golfers

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



Core Crusher

Dry Cider



Punk Lemonade

Fresh pressed Michigan cider, lemon & raspberry



Necro

A mead with mango and black pepper.



Zombie Killer

A hard cider with honey and tart cherry juice.



Tuco-Style Freakout

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



The Dude's Rug

Hard cider with Chai spices added.



Believe

Apple Mead made for American Gods television show.



Anasazi

Honey Wine aged in Bourbon Barrels for 7 months



Black Fang

A mead with blackberries, clove, and orange zest.



Kill all the Golfers

A mead with black tea and lemon juice added.



Scurvy Shyster Bastard

Honey-grape wine with Elderflowers, Hops, & Grapefruit



Stupid Man Suit

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



Death Unicorn

Hard cider with black currant.



Tequila Barrel Aged Tuco-Style Freakout

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



Ow! My Mangos!

Honey Mango wine with natural flavor & habaneros.



Sanchez

Raspberry Honey Wine



A Street Called Wanda

Blueberry, Star Thistle, Wildflower and Orange Blossom honey



Episode 13 2 Year Reserve

Orange blossom and buckwheat honey aged in bourbon barrels for 24 months.


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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  • Punk Lemonade is comin’ atcha! 
Hard cider with raspberry & lemon-
Nicely refreshing after time well-spent in the pit. Find it wherever 
B. Nektar is sold! #cidersoftheblackhole #ciderpartytonight #thirstyandmiserable #hardcider #craftcider #upthepunx
  • Prickly Pear Kill all the Golfers is back!
Our take on the Arnold Palmer is a hole-in-one, friends: prickly pear black tea and lemon mead that’s refreshing with a nice tannic touch.
Available in our taproom or wherever B. Nektar is sold. Don’t sleep on it, this is only around for a limited time! 
B. The ball! #caddyshack #gopherguts #mead #theneedformead #golf
  • Reneé and Ian are smitten by barrels!
Something smooth, ruby, and spicy is in those... wonder what it is? #secrets #mythologicalcreatures #theneedformead
  • Haunted by mango & black pepper, Necro is the perfect drink for an evening of slaying deadites. Pour yourself a glass, attach your chainsaw hand, and drink up this #FlagshipFebruary 🧟‍♂️🔪💀🥭 Find Necro wherever B. Nektar is sold! Always on tap in our taproom too! #mead #evildead #mango #pepper #craftmead #theneedformead #thisismyboomstick
  • The liquid that started it all: 
Zombie Killer! 🧟‍♂️🔪🍎🍒🐝
Get reacquainted with our classic honey & Michigan cherry hard cider this #FlagshipFebruary !
Find it wherever B. Nektar is sold.
Always flowin’ in our #Ferndale taproom! #craftcider #theneedformead #ferndale #puremichigan #mead #craft
  • Got cabin fever? Our taproom is open from 2-8 p.m. on Sundays and the Punk Lemonade is flowin’! Grab a glass or a few bottles- it’s only gonna get colder out! #puremichigan #getinthevan #upthepunx #punk #cider #craftcider
  • JUST ANNOUNCED 💃 We will be at the 2nd Annual Frisky Whisky at Saint Andrew’s Hall on March 7th! Use the code: "NEKTAR" for a $10 discount (until 10pm tonight) and tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday at 10AM.
  • Friday 1/11/19 in our taproom: Ow! My Mangos! will be released at 5 p.m.
Mango mead with habaneros. 11% ABV,
500 ml bottles, $14.99 each. No bottle limits! Sushi from Detroit Geisha Girls, and hot wax from DJ Scott Sanford. A spicy time is guaranteed! #hot #habanero #mango #mead #theneedformead #ferndale #craft #sushi #vinyl
  • Ow! My Mangos! drops in our taproom on 1/11/2019 at 5 pm. Mango mead with habanero. 500 ml bottles, 11% ABV. Limited batch. Stay tuned for more details!
  • New 32oz Howlers available in the Taproom and on our webshop!!
$5.00
Just right for the holidays!!
Liquid not included.🙂
  • This Friday at 5 p.m. in our taproom:
Early releases of Core Crusher (bone-dry cider)💀, Punk Lemonade (raspberry lemonade cider), and A Street Called Wanda (blueberry mead)*
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Core Crusher & Punk Lemonade will hit everywhere B. Nektar is sold 1/1/19. ——————————————-
*A Street Called Wanda is a Taproom ONLY release as it is a very small batch. ———————————————
Bottles of mead & cider make a great gift, wouldn’t you say? Stop by and take some home for the mead and cider fan in your life.
#holidays #theneedformead #hardcider #craftcider #xmas #happynewyear
  • ÄPPÖL-Apple Beer collab with our pals from @sahtipaja
On tap tonight and crowlers available. 
ABV 6.4%
Amarillo hops and fresh apple juice.