Making meads modern

Locally Sourced × hand crafted


Tasting Room

Lilly Belle Meads is all about the honey bee. We are beekeepers and we can’t bring you any of our meads without them. The most common question we get is “What is Mead?”…at our tasting room we are all about education and ensuring a great experience with this ancient beverage that we strive to make modern and enjoyable. Whether you’re a beer or a wine drinker, there is almost certainly a mead here for you. Stop in soon!



11 W. Main St.
Lancaster, NY 14086


Monday: Closed Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: 4p-10p Thursday: 4p–10p Friday: 4p–10p Saturday: 12p–10p Sunday: 11a-3p

(Hours can vary during holiday weeks, check here, Facebook, Instagram, and Google for extended hours)


For Event Booking and General Information, Call:

(716) 462-9804-(Tricia)

For Music Bookings, Call:

(716) 462-9805 (Joe)



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Valentine’s at LBM

Thursday February 14th and Saturday February 16th

Stop in with your Honey and share our special Bee My Valentine dessert and mead pairing which includes:
A glass of our Bee Blu & Bourbon Barrel Aged Bobby Mead
A mousse from Dark Forest Chocolates with house made Honey/Orange/Almond Cheesecake topped with Bee Blu Sauce.
Play our version of The Newlywed Game! Prizes to winners, starting at 7pm!


Knead and Mead!

Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 2 PM – 4 PM

Starting a News Years Resolution?
Want to learn more about how bake your own homemade bread?
Lilly Belle Meads is offering a class on how to start making your own mouthwatering loaves. Learn the basics of baking a beautiful loaf of Italian bread. We'll get you started with ingredient selection, kneading and proofing of the dough, with instruction and guidance by Lancaster's own, Lily Keilson. Then take the dough home, bake it with your Sunday dinner and impress your partner/family and yourself.

Lilly Belle Meads will provide the ingredients and a glass of mead.

All you knead to bring is a large mixing bowl, spatula and kitchen towel.

Tickets available at the link below or in our tasting room.


Mead Making Classes

Wednesday Jan 9, Jan 16, Feb 6, March 13 and March 27

6pm - 8pm

Mead is the oldest alcoholic drink.

Want to learn how to start making mead at home??

Join Joe and Tricia from Lilly Belle Meads as they take you through a 5 week course on how to start making mead. This course will focus on the production of a lighter bodied carbonated mead. Each week, they will teach you about a different topic and then walk you through a part of the process. After each class you will be taking home your homebrew and doing some practical homework in preparation for the next class. Then on March 27, we'll finish with a happy hour in which we share our creations.

The classes with instruction will take place on Wednesday Jan 9, Jan 16, Feb 6, March 13 and March 27 from 6pm - 8pm each night. When you sign up, you are registering for all the classes as it is a step by step course. The course ticket includes start up 1 gallon equipment which can be picked up at the meadery prior to the holidays, in case your giving as a gift. The purchase of ingredients will be the responsibility of the attendee, but Lilly Belle Meads will assist in sourcing and selecting of honey and flavorings.

Lilly Lilly!!

Call us at 716-462-9804 - if you are intereseted group pricing.

Single tickets can be purchased at the link below or in our tasting room.

Mead Making Class Tickets

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Beatles Sing-A-Long Night!

Friday December 28, 2018

A night of LIVE Beatles music where you're encouraged to fill the room with music too!



A Bluegrass Christmas!

Friday December 21, 2018

LIVE Music Friday!
Deep Dish Sweeney and Dollar Bill Blanford of The Fools Like Us will be in house kicking out their favorite Bluegrass tunes as well as a couple holiday favorites



Stingers Saturdays

November 10, 2018

Stingers BBQ will making some Fall Favorites. A bowl of Creamy Pumpkin Soup served with a bread stick. Also, an Apple Cobbler a la mode using a mix of locally grown apples. . Available starting noon on Saturday!


LIVE Music Friday with Dan and Joe of

The Beggar’s Best

November 2, 2018.

They don't play full sets together a ton these days, so don't miss it! 7-9pm. NO COVER!


Stingers Saturdays

November 3, 2018

Stingers BBQ will be debuting a new plate every Saturday and this week they are serving up:
Chicken Pepper Pockets--buttermilk biscuits stuffed with seasoned chicken, sweet peppers and green onions.
Meat Lovers Pockets--buttermilk biscuits stuffed with sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni, ham and meatballs. Available starting noon on Saturday!

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Saturday October 27, 2018

Come dressed up, sing some karaoke and win prizes!

7-10 pm.


LIVE Music Friday Bluegrass Night with Dollar Bill and Deep Dish

October 26, 2018.

LIVE Music every Friday at Lilly Belle Meads. 7-9 pm. No cover charge!


Meads and Masterpieces 3

Wednesday, September 26th at 6pm

Tickets can be purchased at the door or at the link below.

Join Lilly Belle Meads as we pair up with local artist, Diane Sypniewski to bring you a fine fall evening of Masterpieces & Meads. Diane will guide you through the creation of this work of art while enjoying locally brewed craft meads at Lilly Belle Meads. Grab your besties and head down to quant Lancaster for the evening and celebrate the tastes of the season. Seating is limited.

Your $35 ticket includes all painting supplies, artistic instruction, a glass of mead (must be over 21 years of age to enjoy) and cookies..

We will also have additional craft soda, appetizers and snacks available for purchase.



February 15th, 2019

They came, we saw, and they rocked the packed house down! Bring your sweetheart down and see Shaky on this Valentine's Friday.


January 25, 2019

The Fools are back in town! Fools Like Us is a cover band playing songs that span the 50’s through the 90’s and also feature LBM’s own “Joe”. Always a great night of music.



January 18, 2019

We’re very pleased to welcome our friends Shaky Stage back to LBM! Shaky Stage is an Americana bands and brings their mix of well crafted original songs as well as a great mix of cover songs that they put their own spin on…or as they would say…”Shaki-fy”!



January 11, 2019

LBM welcomes Davey O. to our tasting room!. Equal parts songwriter and storyteller, Buffalo’s Davey O. has been recognized on a national level for his past two CD releases with multiple honors among the “best of“ lists of several Folk & Roots radio stations. Join us for a great night of original music.




Lilly Belle Meads is a farm meadery located in the Village of Lancaster, NY, owned and operated by Patricia and Joe Marshall.  
The farm meadery’s story began over 14 years ago, when the Marshall’s first purchased winemaking and brewing kits.  
After much experimentation with ingredients and brewing techniques, Patricia thought to utilize honey, as the base for their fermented beverages.  Just as a grape absorbs its terrain or terroir, affecting the taste of the wine,  honey reflects the flavors from its surrounding floral environment, contributing to the body and character within the meads.  As beekeepers, farmers, educators and parents, the Marshall’s are committed to promoting and practicing environmentally safe farming and production practices.  Lilly Belle Meads strives to create awareness about the honeybee crisis and promotes education on beekeeping topics. This family farm meadery revels in the satisfaction that their meads incorporate not only a partnership of the owners, but also with Mother Nature herself.