Nursery Crimes:
Our strawberry basil mead. It starts with the aroma of basil. The first sip is the season's first strawberry sweetness. It finishes with a basil flavor. You will feel we have stolen some of the best parts of a summer garden.

ABV: 12.0 %

Pair with pasta, vegetable dishes and with a delicate cheese with fruity and bitter qualities that complement Nursery Crimes. Cheeses to Consider: Morbier, Ashbrook, Reading

Drink recipes:
Berry Bellini (from House Bear Brewing):
  • 2 parts Nursery Crimes mead
  • 1 part Prosecco
  • Frozen blueberries for edible ice cubes
Mix (don't shake) mead and Prosecco. Pour into martini glass over frozen blueberries. Serve.

Carmen Miranda (from Harmony at Booze Epoque)
  • 2 oz Nursery Crimes mead
  • 1 oz cachaca
  • 2 oz cut strawberry
  • 1 lime quartered
  • 2 heaping tsp sugar
Muddle in glass. Add ice, stir and serve.

Stormy Nursery Crimes (c/o Erica Yeoman):
  • Nursery Crimes
  • fresh lime juice
  • gingerbeer
Mix all ingredients together and garnish with lime wheel, basil skewer

Strawberry Smash
  • 2 oz Nursery Crimes
  • 1 oz gin
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • Club soda
  • 1 lime wedge
  • 3 strawberries hulled & sliced and basil for garnish
Muddle sugar & lime. Add 2 strawberries & lightly muddle. Fill glass with ice, mead & gin. Top with club soda. Garnish with last strawberry & sprig of basil.