Posts tagged ‘Mead’

October 18, 2010

Persephone’s Drinks Cabinet: Brothers Drake Mead

Saturday Hades and I went to a preview tasting of the fall releases from Brothers Drake Meadery.  I was a novice to mead, having only equated it with Vikings downing huge mugs after a well-executed pillaging. 

The Drake brothers (Woody and Eric) brought me up to speed on its history as well as its production.  This is a local beverage!  As you know, Persephone loves local.  Basic mead is three pristine ingredients: honey, yeast and spring water.  So essentially, as the boys taught me, you could make it at home.  You could.  But why bother if you’ve got some

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