Is mead the first fermented drink? The answer of course is…Yes. Yes it is.
A word of caution: you’ve come upon this information from a biased author. You see, good reader, I am a viking who drinks nothing but glorious mead. So did my father, and his father’s father, and his father’s-father’s-father (you get the point). Frankly-speaking it seems to me a complete mystery why anyone would think differently. Despite these deficiencies, and to put the matter to rest, I will prove beyond any doubt that mead is, in fact, the oldest fermented drink.