If you are reading this, you must know what mead is. If not let me introduce you. Mead is honey wine (or is wine grape mead?). It is the first alcoholic drink brewed by men, earlier than wine or beer. The famous nectar and ambrosia of the gods on Olympus were honey and mead. It is also the beverage of Vikings and of their gods: in Valhalla, the heaven of Vikings warriors, Valkyries gave mead to the newcomers. In the celtic heaven ran a river of mead. Honey and honey wine were seen as panaceas (they were used in healing) and also as aphrodisiacs.
You may be looking for something specific: do you want to drink mead? do you want to make mead? do you want to know about the history of mead? Maybe you do not know yet. Anyhow, Mead made complicated can provide you with:
If you want to enjoy the drink of the gods without the whole process of making it yourself, you can also buy some: have a look at reviews of commercial meads and learn how to carry a mead tastings, including how to choose a glass.
Even if you do not have an Olympian god or a druid readily available, making mead can be simple: all you need is some equipment, a few ingredients and to follow the recipe. And if you ever have a problem, ask for help.
If you seek the ultimate mead knowledge, have a look at the piles of books and websites referenced in the resource page. You can also learn more about mead history, feed yourself with new words. Making mead can be simple but if you don't like it when things are too easy, you can learn more about the science of mead making. After you are done reading all that you can take the quiz to test your knowledge.
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