What makes us different


We are one of the first San Diego meaderies, and we're raising the bar by developing a unique bee-to-bottle approach to make exquisite San Diego mead. We were beekeepers from the start and ensure that we receive the best quality honey by treating our bees in the best ways possible. We work with local farmers and ranchers to select unique nectar that produces incredible San Diego mead.


Foundation - where it all begins

Foundation is our flagship San Diego mead made with raw local honey

Foundation is our flagship mead. This San Diego mead is a unique twist on the traditional style with just honey, water, and yeast. It’s a deceptively simple recipe for a dangerously delicious drink.

Here's an excerpt from our label:

Not exactly what you expected, but more or less what you hoped for, Meadiocrity's Traditional Mead is a complacent nod to conventional honeywine. Made from 100% California-sourced raw honey, this mead is a pleasant surprise of crisp apple, bright citrus, and earthy honey notes with a finish you won't shrug your shoulders at. From bee to bottle this mead is made with honey from bees we know...

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What is Mead?

As grapes are to wine, honey is to mead. Learn more about this awesome beverage and why we love it so much. And why you should, too.

Our Story

We love our mead, and we love our bees. We want to share both with our community. Read about who we are and how we got started here in San Diego.