A selection of suppliers/makers of mead.
For those not in the know, mead is probably the oldest alcoholic drink in the world with archaeological evidence suggesting it has been made as far back as 7000BCE. It has been found in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas. In Europe, it is synonymous with the Celts, the Vikings and with the monastic system.
In its simplest form, mead is made from fermenting honey and water. This is why you can really taste the honey in it. variations can be made on this simple recipe using fruit, herbs and spices, depending on the season.
Mead has become increaingly popular over the last few years and has been a favorate amongst reenactors for much longer hense its place here.