Sep 30

It’s Official. Mead is Back . . . with a Vengeance

By Mike Word | Mead Industry

Great article, originally posted at Fox Business website about the fastest growing alcoholic beverage in the U.S.  I thought they were a “spin-free” zone, but they would have you believe that we’d never thought that it was mead.  What idiots!  Of course it is!  We’ve been saying it for years.  Still, it’s nice of them to finally come around.

As craft beer’s growth slows, sales of wine and spirits are taking off, but the fastest-growing alcoholic beverage in the U.S. today is one you’ve probably never heard of.

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Sep 19

Is Mead The Oldest Alcoholic Beverage?

By Ulf The Viking King Of Northumbria | Mead History

The History of Mead

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.

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