Cherry Amburana

A mead with orange blossom honey, Michigan balaton cherry and flavored with Amburana wood chips from Brazil and Mulato peppers.

Spiced Date Melomel

Orange blossom honey, date syrup, Muscovado sugar blended with cinnamon, Aleppo pepper and vanilla beans.

Dragons Are Real

Cherry chipotle mead aged in New Holland Brewing - Dragon's Milk barrels with cacao nibs.

Dwarf Invasion

Mead With Balaton Cherry and Hops.

Devil's Juice

Honey Pineapple Wine with Chili Peppers and Smoked Pineapples.

Episode 13

Orange blossom and buckwheat honey aged in Bourbon Barrels.

Apple Pi

Apple mead with spices added.


A mead with mango and black pepper.

Kill all the Golfers

A mead with black tea and lemon juice added.

Black Fang

A mead with blackberries, clove, and orange zest.

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  • Big ups to the rad @oneeyedbettys crew for rolling through and hanging with us this Fat Tuesday! You all is so sexy. #oneeyedbettys #ferndalemi #theneedformead #craftpeopleunite
  • About to start bottling #DragonsAreReal !!! #TheNeedForMead
  • Lovin' on some @cigarcitybrewing at @theporchkw. Big ups to Travis, slangin' some #ApplePi for us too!
  • What's behind the curtain, you ask? You'll have to come visit our taproom and NOT find out because it's a secret! We're open at 5. Check out for our up-to-the-minute tap list.
  • Be like Stephen and go on a cosmic journey with The Dude's Rug- a chai spiced cider. 500ml bottles are just $4.99 in our taproom every day. It really chai'd the room together.
#theneedformead #seewhatconditionyourconditionisin
  • It's time to get weird. We're open til midnight. #theneedformead #keepferndaleweird
  • #DragonsAreReal is coming back!
Join us March 5th at 2pm in our Taproom for a radical release party! Check out our Facebook page for info, and stay tuned for updates. 🐉🍷🐲
  • Ethan's filling some Valentine Distilling Co. barrels with mystery liquid. Wonder what it is? Hint: it's not nacho cheese.
  • New Year, New Taproom Hours!!! We B open MORE!! Join us on Tuesdays & Wednesdays now...doors//5pm-10pm
  • What are you doing tomorrow night? Oh yeah, you're ringing in 2016 with a keg of Zombies Take Manhattan!
We're tapping it at 8, so come get some! Check out our Facebook event for more info. Peace out 2015!
  • Ice? Ice in December? It must be a post- Xmas miracle! Even more miraculous is the fact that we still have these limited bottles for sale in our taproom! Grab one (or 3) and stay cozy through the winter.
We're open from 5-10pm. #theneedformead
  • The B. Nektar crew welcomes @emoryferndale to our taproom and production facility! If you're in the area, get yourself one of their amazing burgers- and pair it with a Black Fang! #FabulousFerndale #theemoryferndale #mead #cider #beer #theneedformead